Exploring the Cultural Heart of Laos: Luang Prabang in 4 Days

Luang Prabang, Kuang Si waterfall


4 days

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Explore the beauty and traditions of Luang Prabang on this unique tour. Witness the serene morning alms giving ritual to monks, visit historic temples like Wat Xiengthong and explore the former Royal Palace. Cruise on the Mekong River to Pak Ou caves, filled with sacred Buddha images, and visit the picturesque Kuang Si waterfall. Immerse yourself in local culture at weaving villages and enjoy delicious meals at traditional restaurants. End your trip with memories of a lifetime in this charming city.


  • Short walking tour in town, dinner at local restaurant, visit night market.
  • Explore Wat Visoun, Wat Aham, and Vat Xiengthong.
  • Visit former Royal Palace and Wat Mai.
  • Sunset view from Phousi hill.
  • Boat cruise on Mekong River to Pak Ou caves.
  • Visit Kuang Si waterfall and bear rescued centre

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Arrival at Luang Prabang international airport, get transferred to your hotel for checking in. Free at leisure.

Enjoy a short walking tour in town before reaching local restaurant for welcome dinner. Then visit the authentic night market before going back to hotel.

Overnight in hotel.

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning alms giving ritual to saffron clad monks. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving this procession. Stop and visit fresh local markets and back to hotel for breakfast.

This morning, depart to visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. The rounded dome is stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao.  Continue to visit Wat Aham. Then, visit to the most photographed temple, Vat Xiengthong. Located at the end of peninsular closed to the confluence of Mekong and Khan River. Lunch at local restaurant.

This afternoon, continue to former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Visit Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple.

Climb up to Phousi hill where you enjoy the sunset and the panoramic view of Luang Prabang town.

Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.

This morning, transfer to the pier where you board a traditional long trail boat, for a relaxing cruise upstream on the mighty Mekong River. Enjoy stunning mountain scenery and witness the simple rural lifestyles. You will reach Pak Ou caves at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. In these 2 caves are displayed hundreds of sacred centuries-old Buddha images which are the object of pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. Cruise back Luang Prabang. Stop and visit Ban Xangkhong, a weaving village, where you can jump into wooden looms with local expert for practical and experience. Lunch at local restaurant.

This afternoon, driving through green rice paddies and farms. On your arrival at the Kuang Si waterfall, enjoy your short walking on trails of falls to visit the bear rescued centre. Enjoy spectacular views and surrounding of orchids inside the park and falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools. Return to Luang Prabang.

Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel

Breakfast at hotel.

Free time at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your international flight.


  • English speaking guide as mentioned
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • All transfers in vehicle with air-conditioned
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • All entrance fees during the sightseeing
  • All excursions, cruises and activities as mentioned in the program
  • Services charged & Government tax


  • International & domestic flights
  • Visa fees, bank fees
  • Travel & Covid-19 insurance
  • Meals non-mentioned and beverage
  • Personal expenses, tipping

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