Luang Phrabang - Laos Tours 4 Days 3 Nights
Luang Prabang - a UNESCO World Heritage city, is an outstanding example of the fusion of Lao traditional architecture of Laos in the North. Find this Luang Phrabang - Laos Tours to see Temples (Vat Visoun - Vat Ahma - Vat Phousi - Vat Xieng Thong) - Ban Phnom Weaving Village - National Museum - Central Market - Ban Xang Khong Village
Departure: Daily start
Tour type: Private Tour
- All entrance fees included
- All taxes & service charges included
- Only 30% of grand total is deposit requested
- Customer care 24/24
- Have a chance to walk through the city, sit down at one of the beautiful coffee shops and discover the old town of Luang Prabang
- Relax in a peaceful town of Luang Phrabang on a a stunning view over the river on a riverside restaurant
- Take a visit the oldest temple or the one of the most important temples of the Laotian history as well as the most visited temple in Luang Prabang named The Wat Xieng Thong
- Have an experience of bargin shopping at Luang Prabang’s old town Night Market
- Have a different feeling as a real local with a mean of transportation named Laos's Tuk Tuk
- Visit local villages and interact with friendly people here to understand more about the local life of Lao
Welcome to the airport by our English Speaking guide, transfer to hotel for check in
Free at leisure. Overnight in Luang Phrabang.
Includes: Transport; English speaking guide;
The first visit today will be Wat Xieng Thong. This 15th century wat is the most important in Luang Prabang and one of the most important in the entire country. Until the revolution of 1975, Wat Xieng Thong was a royal temple, supported by the royal family. During the 1960s, Wat Xieng Thong was completely remodeled and redecorated, becoming the splendid temple we see today.
Walk down a few steps from the temple to the Mekong River, where you’ll board a traditional slow boat for the next part of the journey.
This majestic river runs from the Tibetan Plateau through China, Burma, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is the world’s 10th longest river, with an estimated length of 4,909km. The Mekong basin is the second richest area of biodiversity in the world, exceeded only by the Amazon. The name Mekong is derived from Laos and Thai and reflects those peoples’ understanding of the Mekong as their “Mother River.” Protected by the Mother River, Laos remains one of Asia’s most unvisited and unchanged countries.
We will stop to visit the holy Tam Ting Caves (also called the Pak Ou caves), where the Nam Ou River meets the Mekong. This is a site of ancient spiritual significance, both Buddhist and animist. Within the two caves of Tam Ting are stupas, shrines, and carvings of Buddha. Over 4,000 wooden figures of Buddha, many highly ornate, stand within the natural limestone caves, testament to the skill of Lao craftsmen through the centuries.
From the boat landing it’s a short walk to Wat Mai (“New Monastery”) built in 1796. It was given its present name following the restoration undertaken by King Manthathourat in 1821. The most striking feature of the temple is the gilded relief panels covering the front facade. The panels tell the story of Vessentara, the highest incarnation of the Buddha. The gilded door frames merge into the relief panel, forming what looks like a monolithic wall of gold. Next to Wat Mai is the old Royal Palace (Haw Kham), which is now the National Museum. It houses many religious and cultural treasures, including the royal throne of the Lane Xang kingdom in its original splendor, and preserves some of daily royal life up to 1975. The museum provides information about its exhibits in English, and your guide will be able to offer additional explanations about the artifacts inside.
We’ll end the day’s tour stop Phou Si Hill. The steps to the top of the hill are studded with small shrines. The gilded stupa at the top of the hill is built on a large rock outcropping. Next to the stupa is a small wiharn (chapel) for prayers. From the top, you can see panoramic views of the surrounding town, the meeting of two rivers, and the curve of the Mekong as flows into and around the town. Coming down the other side of the hill, we’ll pass part of Wat Phra Buddabhat (Buddha's Footprint Temple) and its quirky statues.
Includes: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; all entrance fees
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll visit the local Phousi Market. Then we’ll travel by car to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfalls, stopping on the way to visit Hmong and Khamu Villages. Hmong and Khamu villages have different structures and ways of life; here, we can learn about their traditions and the differences between Lao, Khamu and Hmong culture. The multi-tiered waterfall, which takes on a striking turquoise color in the dry season, is perfect for a refreshing bath in the afternoon. Clean and relaxed from the waterfall, we’ll travel back to town. Free in afternoon.
We will have a farewell dinner in the local restaurant
Includes: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner; all entrance fees
After breakfast, free time at leisure or pack again your luggage
Until the check out time, we will drive to airport for your onward flight.
Includes: Transport; meals: breakfast
Price from (USD):
|LUANG PHRABANG 4 DAYS TOUR|
|No of pax||02 pax||04 pax||06 pax||08 pax||Single Sup|
|Note:||Price is in USD per passenger in Twin shared room
Season promotion can be applied with further contact
- Accommodation as mentioned in TWN shared room as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide escort you for Luang Phrabang Tour
- Private transfers by A/C tourist vehicle with mineral water
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the program
- Water and cold towel on sightseeing
- Meals as mentioned in the program (B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner)
- Government Tax (VAT) & service charges
- All International Airfare (HAN-LPQ); Laos visa stamping fee
- No guide for transfer on the last day at Luang Phrabang Airport.
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels (checkin time: 14.00 - check out time: 12.00)
- Other meals, beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
- Compulsory personal travel insurance
- All other services which is mentioned above
What to bring?
- Print out your Luang Phrabang 4 Days Tour Booking Confirmation.
- Bring your passport during the trip.
- Take walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...etc
- Prepare cash for personal expenses
What to know?
- Do not wear short clothes when visiting pagodas, temples, churches and mausoleum
- Special food's request (diet or vegetarian, food allergy …) should be informed before your departure date.
- Beside the essential items such as long sleeve clothes, hat, trekking shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repelent, you can carry some extra things as camera, flash light, water etc
- The period from April to October will good to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (~SPF30) and from November to March, more warm clothing is advised.
- After using services of rowing boat trip, local tuktuk (cyclo); bellman or waiter always expect some tippings for their hard work besides of their fixed salary.
- Every hotel/homestay have free luggage storage rooms for their clients. You can consider to re-pack again your neccessery handbag or backpack for each tour while the other can be left at hotel
- Tour cost & availability can be changed in X'Mas, Easter Season, Western New Year and Vietnamese New Year. Please contact for more information
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