Luang Prabangs Stopover 

Day 1: LUANG PRABANG

Meet upon arrival at Luang Prabang airport, transfer and check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Vat Visoun temple with its Singhalese-style stupa, That Makmo, and Vat Aham, one of the city’s major teaching shrines housing the puppets of the Lao ancestors. Then, enjoy the sunset along the Mekong River at Vat Siphouthabath.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

Day 2: LUANG PRABANG / PAK OU / LUANG PRABANG            

After breakfast, visit Vat Xieng Thong, regarded as the most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang with low sweeping roofs. Take a traditional riverboat for a 2-hour cruise up the Mekong River to Pak Ou, at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, to visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phoum, home to hundreds of Buddha statues. On the way, visit Vat Longkhoune temple, famous for its 18th-century frescoes, and then Ban Xang Hai village where sticky rice wine is distilled. Return to Luang Prabang and continue by road to Ban Xang Khong weaving village where traditional mulberry leaf paper is also produced.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

Day 3: LUANG PRABANG / KHOUANGSY / LUANG PRABANG             

After breakfast, there is an excursion by road to the picturesque Khouang Sy Waterfalls nestled in the lush tropical forest. On the way, visit some hill tribe villages including Ban Thinkeo of the H’Mong, the Khmu village of Ban Thapaene and the Thai Lu village of Ban Phanom. Return to Luang Prabang and spend some time strolling through the H’Mong market.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

Day 4: LUANG PRABANG                       

After breakfast, visit the National Museum (formerly the Royal Palace) with its collection of personal artifacts of the Lao Royal Family. Continue to nearby Vat Mai Temple, which was the residence of a Buddhist patriarch until 1975, before climbing Phousi Hill for an outstanding view over the former Royal capital and the Mekong River.

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Culture, Discovery, Guided Tours, History, Short Breaks
    • Activity Level Moderate
      3/8
    • Group Size Large Group
      15
    1. Day 1 LUANG PRABANG

      Meet upon arrival at Luang Prabang airport, transfer and check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, visit Vat Visoun temple with its Singhalese-style stupa, That Makmo, and Vat Aham, one of the city’s major teaching shrines housing the puppets of the Lao ancestors. Then, enjoy the sunset along the Mekong River at Vat Siphouthabath.

      Overnight in Luang Prabang.

    2. Day 2 LUANG PRABANG / PAK OU / LUANG PRABANG  

      After breakfast, visit Vat Xieng Thong, regarded as the most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang with low sweeping roofs. Take a traditional riverboat for a 2-hour cruise up the Mekong River to Pak Ou, at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, to visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phoum, home to hundreds of Buddha statues. On the way, visit Vat Longkhoune temple, famous for its 18th-century frescoes, and then Ban Xang Hai village where sticky rice wine is distilled. Return to Luang Prabang and continue by road to Ban Xang Khong weaving village where traditional mulberry leaf paper is also produced.

      Overnight in Luang Prabang.

       

    3. Day 3 LUANG PRABANG / KHOUANGSY / LUANG PRABANG   

      After breakfast, there is an excursion by road to the picturesque Khouang Sy Waterfalls nestled in the lush tropical forest. On the way, visit some hill tribe villages including Ban Thinkeo of the H’Mong, the Khmu village of Ban Thapaene and the Thai Lu village of Ban Phanom. Return to Luang Prabang and spend some time strolling through the H’Mong market.

      Overnight in Luang Prabang.

    4. Day 4 LUANG PRABANG    

      After breakfast, visit the National Museum (formerly the Royal Palace) with its collection of personal artifacts of the Lao Royal Family. Continue to nearby Vat Mai Temple, which was the residence of a Buddhist patriarch until 1975, before climbing Phousi Hill for an outstanding view over the former Royal capital and the Mekong River.

      Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.