LUANG PRABANG HIGHLIGHT 3 DAYS
Luang Prabang (Mount Phousi, Night market, Kuangsi fall,...)
Tour type: History and Culture, Heritage site, Yin Yang food,
Duration: 3 day
Availability: Whole year
Visiting almost highlights of Luang Prabang: the ancient town on riverside, Night market, Phousi Mount, Kuangsi fall, etc...
Savour Yin - Yang food menu for each meal at nice local restaurant
Get overview of Laos history during Indochina war
Laos weather is similar to other Asia countries at same area with two main seasons: Dry season from October to late April and Wet season from May to late September. In addition, each season has a range of various temperature. The hottest month is May and June at the begining of Wet season.
However, if travel this shoulder season (May - Sept), almost travelers can get lower hotel costs and not crowded.
When travelling on this land, should bring with you these necessary stuff: anti-sun cream, clothes with long sleeves, hat, sung-glasses and insect-repellent, good shoes, etc...
Day 1: Arrive in Luang prabang - City Tours (B)
"Xa-bai-di" from Luang prabang. Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel.
In the afternoon, we start visiting the majors sites included National museum, it was a highly recommended attraction in Luang Prabang to learn more about the history of Laos and the royal family. All internal buildings are quite far from each other, so you are advised to bring good shoes with you.
About time schedule, it is opened for short period of time daily and you are required to wear shorts or skirts over the knees. If you miss this dresscode, you can rent long pants from the museum.
Subsequently, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham; visit Wat Xieng Thong. Then move to Phousi Mount for watching a beautiful sunset view of the city and the calm Mekong river after 25' climb up to the top. - one of the best experience in this anxiety-free city.
Following climb-up, we move downward to explore Street Night Market, where you can find the charming collection and handmade textile by the local and hill tribe people in the nearby area of Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Accommodation: Villa Saykham/Standard room
Day 2: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave – Kuang Sii Fall (B)
Following breakfast, we enjoy a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a pretty scenery of the tranquil countryside while sightseeing along the river as well as an interesting stop-in the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves which is the home of a thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes even it is quite small cave.
On the way, we drop-in at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the rice wine in traditional technique will be revealed by our local expert.
Following lunch, stop at Luang Prabang Elephant Camp. Arrive the camp, enjoy elephant ride near by about 60 minutes (or short class to order the elephant) before we continue approximately 29km to the beautiful Kuang Sii Fall and Bear Conservation Center. In this place, you can swim, relax, soft hiking to the top of the fall or just sightseeing the waterfall at all level with its unique torquoise blue water. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Accommodation: Villa Saykham/Standard room
Note: From Luang Prabang to Pak Ou Cave, we can take round trip by bus or one way by boat and other way by bus to bring more sightseeinng value to the tourists.
Day 3: Luang Pranbang departure (B)
Wake-up early morning, watching Monks Aims Giving Ceremony with highly expectation. Then enjoying short walk through the morning local market where selling all amazing stuffs, some of them you can't find out even in its neighborhood countries.
Later on, take private car to the airport for flight home or next destination. Saying "La-con"(Goodbye) to this mysteric land.
· All private transfer and transportation
· Accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast
· Experienced English speaking guide, except the free days as mention in the program
· Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
· All sightseeing tickets and permits.
· Water on car.
· Services charges and government tax.
· No extra charge after confirmation
· 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
· Bottled mineral water on bus
· All flights in tour
· Other meals and drinks
· Travel insurance
· Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
· Vietnam visa stamp fee
· Others not mentioned above