INR
Highlights of Luang Prabang
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3 Nights / 4 Days
Louangphabang or Luang Phabang (pronounced , commonly transliterated into Western languages from pre 1975 Lao spelling as Luang Prabang, literally meaning: "Royal Buddha Image", is a city[15] in north central Laos, consisting of 58 adjacent villages, of which 33 comprise the UNESCO Town Of Luang Prabang World Heritage Site.[16][17] It was listed in 1995 for unique and "remarkably" well preserved architectural, religious and cultural heritage, a blend of the rural and urban developments over several centuries, including the French colonial influences during the 19th and 20th centuries. The centre of the city consists of four main roads and is located on a peninsula at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong River. Luang Prabang is well known for its numerous Buddhist temples and monasteries. Every morning, hundreds of monks from the various monasteries walk through the streets collecting alms. One of the city's major landmarks is Mount Phou Si; a large steep hill which despite the constrained scale of the city, is 150 metres (490 ft) high; a steep staircase leads to Wat Chom Si shrine and an overlook of the city and the rivers. The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. It had also been known by the ancient name of Chiang Thong. It was the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos, until the communist takeover in 1975. The city is part of Luang Prabang District of Luang Prabang Province and is the capital and administrative centre of the province. It lies approximately 300 km (190 mi) north of the capital Vientiane. Currently, the population of the city as a whole is roughly 56,000 inhabitants with the UNESCO protected site being inhabited by around 24,000.
Day 1
Luang Prabang Arrival
You will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. You’ll visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham and Wat Mai. We then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as capture a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River at sunset. From there, you visit the Night Market, where you can browse through a lovely selection of handmade textiles. You stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 2
Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B)
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. Later in the morning we go to Phosi Market, which has an eclectic selection of foodstuffs and souvenirs. In the morning, you’ll enjoy a short-guided tour of the city's oldest temple, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong, where you can see the impressive “tree of life” mosaic set in colored glass. You then board an upstream cruise on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside. You’ll make sure to stop at the Pak Ou Caves, sanctuaries consisting of two large caverns, both repositories for thousands of Buddha images. You also take a visit to a few villages during the day, including Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is produced. On the way back, you pass by a few more local villages and see the royal temple at Wat Longkhoun. You stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3
Luang Prabang – Khouangsi Waterfalls (B)
You start your day with a visit to the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, where you are able to observe valuable artifacts and traditional clothing and implements from each of the 20 ethnic minority groups which inhabit the Luang Prabang area. Later in the morning you go to Phosi Market, which has an eclectic selection of foodstuffs and souvenirs. Afterwards, you are heading out to visit some ethnic minority villages and see how these colorful people live. You then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfalls, where you can swim in the turquoise pools or walk along forest paths. You continue to Ban Xang Khong and Ban Xieng Lek - small villages well known for silk weavings and Saa (jute) Papermaking, and return to the city by late evening to observe the sunset at Wat Phabath. You stay overnight in Luang Prabang .
Day 4
Luang Prabang – Departure (B)
After breakfast you visit the National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture throughout the ages. You also see the Central Market. After visiting these sights in the morning, there will be free time to venture into town and stroll around the shopping areas. The tour ends after you transfer to the airport for your home flight with memorable days with Legend Travel Group.

Price Includes:

  • • Private transportation in private air-conditioned • Accommodation in twin shared • Private boat trip as stated in above sights • English speaking guide • Admission fee to indicated sights • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel • Government tax and service charge • Luggage handling • 2 bottles of drinking water per day during the tour • 2 cold tower per day during the tour . 9% gst

Price Excludes:

  • • Visa stamping fee • Domestic air ticket with airport tax • Int’l air tickets to / from Laos • Travel Insurance in all kinds • Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated • Single room (quoted separately) • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

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