Luang Prabang Discovery Tour will give you deep understanding about Laos culture and nature in Luang Prabang. Start with Luang Prabang city tour full day. Following by exploration of Kuangsi Waterfall and Pak Ou Caves. The last day is for elephant camp experience and untouched Tad Sae Waterfall. This tour cover all of the best places in Luang Prabang, and offer you full discovery in Laos ancient capital.
Wake up early before dawn (around 5:00 am) to catch up with traditional alms giving ceremony. The unique and must-see activities in Laos.
In the early hours of the morning each day, as the sun is rising, the local Buddhist monks pad softly around the streets barefoot in single file, accepting gifts from the locals. All around the town, locals kneel down on the street, offering the monks gifts of rice, fresh fruit and sweets to contribute to their one meal of the day.
Transfer back to hotel for breakfast. Firstly, we explore local culture through the nearby morning market very popular for fresh vegetable, fish from the Mekong River, medicinal plant and other curiosity. And then, we visit Royal Palace, National Museum.
After lunch, we start to visit other famous sites in Luang Prabang including Wat Visoun (known as the ‘Watermelon Stupa’ on account of its spherical shape), Wat Mai and Wat Xieng Thong, which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of the city’s architecture.
The last point is Phousi monutain to enjoy sunset view before transfer back to hotel.
After breakfast, we start exciting day by enjoy a 3-hour morning boat trip from Luang Prabang center to Pak Ou Caves. After discovery of Pak Ou Caves, cruise back and stop at “Ban Xang Hai” local village for tasting their unique homemade local rice whisky and rice wine before reach to Luang Prabang center.
After lunch by your own expense, we take one hour journey by private car (~30 km) to beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall. Enjoy landscape and swimming on natural and clean small lakes there before back to Luang Prabang center.
After breakfast, meet our guide at hotel lobby and transfer to Elephant Camp. When arrival, welcome greeting from camp manager and learn short story about elephants. Enjoy the impressive experience of elephant ride on the howdah (elephant seat) or on your elephant’s neck.
Have a short relax by walking around and playing with elephants before enjoy buffet lunch in Elephant Camp.
After lunch, take a long boat trip to Tad Sae Waterfall. Enjoy untouched land here and swimming under clean water before transfer back to hotel.