Luang Prabang - Nature and Culture - 6 Days & 5 Nights - Private Tour

Trip Code

LPNAC6D5NPT

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

6 days

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Maximum Seats

8

What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Luang Prabang, Pak Ou

Start and end in Luang Prabang! With the Active tour Luang Prabang – Nature and Culture – 6 Days & 5 Nights – Private Tour, you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Luang Prabang, Laos and Pak Ou,. Luang Prabang – Nature and Culture – 6 Days & 5 Nights – Private Tour includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Luang Prabang - Welcome Dinner

On arrival at the Luang Prabang airport, you will be met by guide and transferred to check in the hotel. Situated in the centre of northern Laos, Luang Prabang is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding cultural, historic and architectural values and its harmonious relationship between the natural and built environment. You are free to stroll around the city for your own exploration of this ancient town. The dinner will be served at the local restaurant with traditional dance & folk song, the chance for you the have the first impression of Lao culture. This is the best way for you to start your “6-day Luang Prabang Culture Tour” Overnight in Luang Prabang
Day 2

Day 2: Experience the Local Flora and the Ancient Luang Prabang (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

The Pha Tad Ke boat departs Ban Wat That at 9:00 (please be at the pier at 8:45). Enjoy a 15-minute leisurely boat trip down the Mekong River. Upon arrival at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden reception you will be given a short presentation about the gardens. After that walk through the Ginger Garden and the Ethno-botanic Garden, which is the centrepiece of the garden. Follow the path through the Limestone Walk and take in the amazing mountainous Mekong landscape. Learn how to make a bamboo stick animal at the site of the hunting lodge of the former royal family. Then continue your tour of Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden walking through the Arboretum, Palm Garden and Bamboo Garden to our viewpoint that overlooks the rice fields. Stop by the Mist House where you will learn more about the importance of biodiversity conservation. Finish your excursion with an optional orchid talk at Pha Tad Ke Nursery. All of the gardens will have introductory panels and labels. You can always ask our expert staff should you have any questions or require more information. Enjoy a delicious Lao set lunch at the Pha Tad Ke café before taking the boat back to Luang Prabang. In the afternoon, your city tour begins with a visit to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. After that, you will visit Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. If time permits, we will take a short walk around the small streets of city center, watching the life of local people. Late afternoon, we climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Day 3

Day 3: Culture Experience - Refresh at Kuang Si Waterfalls (Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer to the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Center (TAEC), the collection of diverse Lao ethnic groups. We will stroll around to visit the center to understand more about the Lao diverse ethnic culture. After that, we will join the seminars of “Ethnic Diversity and Cultural Change in Laos” This fascinating 60-minute presentation and question-and-answer session gives background on Laos’ ethnic communities, their history, and their culturalpractices, including livelihoods and crafts. Guests have an opportunity to learn about lifestyles in ethnic villages, and are shown unique artefacts fromTAEC’s collection that are not accessible to the general public. The seminars are led by one of the two TAEC Founder/Directors, either Thongkhoun Soutthivilay, a Luang Prabang-native who worked at the Luang Prabang National Museum for 10 years, and who has attended trainings and conferences in the US, Thailand, Netherlands, Japan, and Brunei; or Tara Gujadhur, an American who has worked in Luang Prabang for over 10 years, with a background in anthropology and sustainable tourism development The ethnic Khmu lunch will be served at TAEC Café. In the afternoon, we transfer directly to the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls which is the biggest in the Luang Prabang area with three tiers leading to a 50-metre drop into spectacular azure pools before flowing downstream. The pools also make great swimming holes and are very popular with both tourists and locals We will also take a short visit to the Bear Rescue Center, which houses a couple of dozen animals rescued from the hands of poachers and traffickers. On the way back to Luang Prabang, we will take a short visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center, set serenely close to the Mekong, this beautiful, traditionally styled workshop, where weavers, spinners and batik makers produce top-quality fabrics, offers free tours every half-hour. This is also one of the best spots to admire the sunset in Luang Prabang Transfer back to your hotel late afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Day 4

Day 4: Morning Alms Giving - Mekong Cruise - Pak Ou Caves (Breakfast, Lunch)

Wake up as the sun rises, we will prepare to join the most sacred tradition of Laos, the daily morning alms giving, which dates to the 14th century. More than 200 Buddhist monks depart from various temple to gather their daily meal from the faithful residents sitting quietly on the streets. From there, we will visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. Just set on the ground, the local people come here to barter their day’s catch from rice, to vegetable, to fish, or chicken. This is the best chance to experience the flavor of local life After breakfast, we drive directly to Ban Xang Hai, which is famous for the traditional rice whiskey distilled. From there, we enjoy the 30-minute elephant ride exploring the Mekong river at the nearby elephant camp. Continue driving to Ban Pak Ou, and take the boat crossing the Mekong river to visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. After that, our cruise will continue further onto Nam Ou river to the lovely Nam Ou Riverside Resort. Free for the rest of the day to relax by the inviting pool of the resort or stroll around the nearby villages for your own exploration. Overnight at Nam Ou Riverside Resort
Day 5

Day 5: Experience the Life at Ban Lae (Homestay) - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we will transfer directly to Ban Lae, which locates 25Km from town (10Km from the resort) Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by the host family, before strolling around the village to see the life of local people. We then visit the local school, which should be livelier during the weekdays. If not, the visit to the local market is another option for you. The lunch will then be served at the house of the host family. In the afternoon, you can choose to either relax or to enjoy agricultural activities such as rice planting and harvesting in surrounding rice fields (depending on the season); Traditional fishing techniques (you can sample your catch for dinner!); walk around the farm and rice field; or explore the river with the local boat. If you wish, the dip in the Nam Xeuang river is very inviting and worth a try. You may wish to join and help the host with preparing the dinner. This is the chance to learn about Lao cuisine. Before the dinner, we will join the Baci Ceremony, held by the elders of the village. The Baci ceremony as a traditional ritual of the Lao people expresses the spirituality of the country and is a highly memorable experience and a deep insight into Lao culture for the participants. During the dinner, the folk tales will be told by the host family and translated by our guide. You may wish to stroll around the riverbank, and sense the nature, admiring the starry sky before going to bed.
Day 6

Day 6: Back to Luang Prabang – Departure (Breakfast)

Wake up early, you never want to miss the chance to admire the sunrise over the Nam Xeuang river, and the nearby mountains. We will then visit the local temple and join the Alms giving to see how it is different from what you will have done in Luang Prabang some days ago After breakfast, the morning will be dedicated to the fishing by the stunning Nam Xeuang river, experience traditionnal fishing techniques. There is also the change to experience the local Bamboo weaving; Silk weaving, or Fishing net. We come back to the village at 11:00AM to join the transfer back to Luang Prabang. We may have time to stroll around the town before transferring out to the airport to take the departure flight fishing your “6-day visit Luang Prabang”

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1590 USD 1190 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1790 USD 1390 USD 4 & 5 sao

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with Tourism Union Indochina an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .

INCLUDES:
  • All nights accommodation including one night at a basic lodge (without air-conditioning)
  • Breakfast daily, two lunches and one dinner
  • All transfers and road transport in modern, air-conditioned vehicles
  • All sightseeing as specified (entrance fees are included)
  • Cooking demonstration in Luang Prabang
  • Expert local guides throughout
  • Tour arrival and departure transfers
EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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