From US$ 832 pp
Day 1: Luang Prabang: Upon arrival at Luang Prabang, your local guide will welcome you at airport. Transfer to your hotel where a welcome drink will be served. Check in your room. If time permits head for an orientation tour of the town by tuk-tuk. Climb up Phousy Hill for a panoramic view of the city and the Mekong River. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (D)
Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves – Luang Prabang: Breakfast at the hotel. This morning embark to the local pier of Luang Prabang for a traditional boat and cruise upstream on the Mekong River to visit the sacred Buddha Caves. On the way stop at Thin Hong a picturesque village to get a glimpse of daily life. Visit Tham Ting and Tham Phoum caves in which you find hundreds of Buddha statues. Lunch on board. Return to Luang Prabang by boat. On the way back stop at Ban Xang Khong, handmade paper village. Drop in the old city and visit the TAEC ethnographic museum & take a walk or shop at a Hmong market. Dinner at Elephant restaurant. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Luang Prabang – Kuangsi – Luang Prabang: Early morning, during sunrise, participate in the Tagbat ceremony, the monks’ alms offering. This ritual is an important part of Lao people’s life and offers a memorable experience and great snapshots. Your guide will explain how to follow the strict customs and rules involved. After the ceremony you will visit the fresh local market. Return to your hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the hotel, excursion by car to Kuangsi waterfall 32 km to the west of Luang Prabang. Short walk through the forest to the waterfall. After enjoying the scenery, take a swim in one of the nearby clear pools. See the Asian bear sanctuary. Picnic lunch at Kuangsi. Visit of the Royal Palace Museum housing the most important treasures of Laos’ recent past, continue to Wat Xieng Thong at the tip of the peninsula. The oldest and most beautiful temple of the UNESCO World heritage town dates back from the 16th century. The roof sweep low to the ground glass colored panels adorn the walls of the chapels; see the residential neighborhoods of the peninsular. The last visit will be at Wat Mai. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B, L)
Day 4: Luang Prabang: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. (B)
Child U/12 yrs of age sharing room with parents on existing bedding will pay 50% of the adult rate & with an extra bed 75% of the adult rate will be applicable. Child upto 2 years, FOC sharing bed with parents.
Rates are not valid during the Peak Season, fairs and festivals. Rates & Itinerary are subject to change without prior notice and subject to availability. No refund on any utilized services.
In the event of any cancellations following charges will be applicable:
Within 48-33 days prior to arrival: 50% of the package cost
Within 32-10 days prior to arrival: 75% of the package cost
Within 7 days prior to arrival OR No-Shows: 100% of the Package cost.
B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner
Superior: Luang Prabang: Villa Maydou (Heritage) or similar
First: Luang Prabang: Villa Maly (Superior) or similar
Deluxe: Luang Prabang: Sofitel (Garden Suite) or similar
Airfares (international and domestic), Personal insurance, Early check-in/ Late check-out at your hotel/resort/lodge, Lao visa fee upon arrival, Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, and laundry etc., Others not mentioned nor specified above not to be included in the tour prices. Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24Dec & 31Dec (If any).