Luang Prabang is jam-packed with amazing tourist spots like Unesco heritage old quarter and Kuang Si Waterfalls, Pak Ou Caves. So seeing them all in just a few days can be quite a challenge if you are not prepared. This 3 day package tour, organized and managed by 100% local Luang Prabang people, will take you to all the best destinations and activities in Luang Prabang, and make your Luang Prabang trip unforgettable and comfortable as possible.
We will explore the culture and history of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the morning. Pickup at 8:30 am from your accommodation. We are transferred to the center of the former royal capital. We visit the main highlight of the city.
The oldThe Royal Palace, which is today the national museum and built by French colonialists between 1904-09, displays a lovely collection of the artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture. (Entrance fee 30,000 kip)
built in 1788, known for its glorious bas-relief work, golden stencilling of its sim (assembly hall), and for the ritual cleansing of the Phra Bang during Lao New Year. (Entrance fee 10,000 kip)
The oldest Buddhist temple dating to the 16th century, known for its large, watermelon-domed stupa.(Entrance fee 20,000 kip)
The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) has been a private non-profit making museum devoted to the different ethnic groups in Laos, exhibits items of ethnic clothing, religious artefacts, working tools. Its intention is to increase understanding of the different ways of life and the traditions of different ethnic groups in Laos. (25,000 kip, closed Mondays)
At around noon, we take a car and go to Manifa Elephant Camp. We have a buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river surrounded by the tropical forests. You'll have a opportunity to see elephants free to roam around the Mekong river. (Fried Fish with Tamarind Sauce Chicken Coconuts Curry Stir-fried Mixed Vegetables Deep fried Potatoes and Onions, Eggplants Pumpkin Coconuts Milk Potage Soup Boiled egg Luang Prabang Salad & Fresh Vegetables Fresh spring rolls Cream Sauce Spaghetti Rice Noodle Soup Steamed rice Bread Seasonal Fruits Lao brewed Coffee & Tea Water)