Luang Prabang City Tour & Pak Ou Cave

Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Caves 

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Overview

This adventure is a great introduction to the World Heritage Site – Luang Prabang. With a number of historical and cultural sites, the city is an ideal place for those who wish to explore the outstanding architectural style of traditional Buddhism and Europe. It’s the simplicity and rusticity of the town which seem to be separated from the modern life attracts tourists all over the world to visit and explore.

 

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Welcome to the laid back town of Luang Prabang – the capital city of Laos

You will be picked up from the airport upon your arrival and transferred to the hotel for check in. As the day comes to an end, climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for a magnificent view of the city and the surroundings. On the way back to the hotel, stop off at the colorful night market where you can find beautiful souvenirs including handicrafts and textiles.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.

After breakfast, make your way to the pier where you board a long tail boat for a cruise up the Mekong River to visit Pak Ou Caves. Located near the center of Luang Prabang, Pak Ou is not only a particular destination but also a place which shelters historic cultural values. Visiting the cave, you will see that this is the home for thousands Buddhist statues with numerous dimensions. This will be a memorable experience for any tourists.

After exploring the caves, cruise back to Luang Prabang. On the way back, there is a stop at Ban Xang Hay. There will give you chance to observe the manufacturing rice wine “Lao” making process of locals.

Upon arriving back in LuangPrabang, enjoy a selection of local favorites at the best restaurant in Laos.

In the afternoon, join our guide with a tour of the temples in the city. Make the first stop at the National Museum to learn about the long-lasting history of the country through the ancient artifacts displayed in the museum. Continue your walk to the beautiful temple of Wat Mai and WatSensoukarahm- noted for its impressive golden façade. Wrap your tour with a visit to the most famous Wat Xieng Thong - a significant monsatery of Lao which holds the spirit of religion and traditional art,

Optional: Enjoy an evening performance at the Royal Ballet Theater to get an insight into this important aspect of Lao cultural heritage. There are different performances including Lao folk dance, scenes from the Lao-Ramayana.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. If time permits, make a stop en-route at a weaving village to explore the traditional techniques of weaving and making paper.

 

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Laos

Hotel
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Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara Luang Say Residence La Residence Phou Vao

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Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Luang Prabang Luang Say Residence
Luang Prabang La Residence Phou Vao

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews

Kt Wong Kwok Tai Wong

Hong Kong SAR China

"Great Experiences!"

December 2017

Kamea is a very good expert and she could be able to answer all my questions about Laos. And, she is so good to help me solve a lot of problems (i.e. local sim cards - quite affordable and all the river-view rooms, etc.,). We ... More +

Marie Patricia Geurts

Australia

"Brilliant Services!"

Octorber 2017

Both my son and I have been extremely happy with the personal tour booked. Both the tour guides exceptional! We felt really looked after, and as the tour was designed especially for us - very spoilt. The accommodation was superb, staff amazing - could not ... More +

Linda Anne Snyman

South Africa

"Amazing!"

July 2017

We had an absolute wonderful time. Every day or event was more than we expected. We were very impressed with our guides, our tour plan, our hotels, our transport and transfers and the good service we got from Kamea. Nothing was ever a problem, she ... More +

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