Day 1. Luang Prabang (B/L)
On your arrival at Luang Prabang airport, the guide and driver meet you and take care you to your hotel in center. After have lunch at local restaurant on main street of Old Quarter, you’ll check in hotel. You’ve free time to relax then walking or ride a bicycle to visit this city small and tranquil then have dinner and explore Street Night Bazaar where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 2. Wat Xieng Thong - Boat trip on Mekong river - Pak Ou cave - Villages (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel, we visit the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong where you can see the impressive “tree of life” mosaic pattern set in coloured glass. We embark on a boat on the Mekong River, giving us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside and visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, which are two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Have lunch at local restaurant with great view next to Mekong river. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai.
In the afternoon, you will visit some landmarks, including the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham, the city's oldest temple of Wat Sene and the Wat Mai with five tiered roofs. Free time to visit the Old Quarter by night or shopping at Night Market. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3. Kuang Si falls - Phousi hill (B/L)
Have breakfast at hotel then we take a driver (around 30km) to visit the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can take a dip in the large turquoise pools or walk along the forest paths. Our picnic lunch is served at the shady park nearby KuangSi waterfall. On the way back, we’ll visit a fresh produced market namely Talad Phosy and Ban Na OUne, a small village of a hill tribe group “Hmong”. In the late afternoon, you can climb up Phousi Hill, the 328 steps for a beautiful sunset view in the whole Luang Prabang and Mekong river. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4. Elephant Camp – Tad Sae fall – Luang Prabang airport (B/L)
05.30AM, you can wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice.
8:00 am – 8:30 am: Depart your Hotel. Pick up by our English speaking guide and car to go to the “Elephant village” about 15 km out of town. You will take a small boat to Elephant Camp and Tad Sae Waterfall. Enjoy the new perspective and the wonderful nature on this 30- 40 min Elephant ride through which you support the rescue of our former logging Elephants then relax in the clear water then we have lunch at local restaurant nearby to Tad Sae fall with set menu included a mineral water/person and bananas (vegetarian options available). Free time to take some nice pictures with this amazing waterfall (in dry season from Jan – July).
At 14:00PM, the driver and guide will take care you to Luang Prabang airport. Say good bye and see you soon in Laos in near future.
Note: Elephant Village reserves the right to break larger groups into smaller groups and/or operate tour activities in a different order than published above if the conditions of the day require it.
• Private transportation in private air-conditioned
• Accommodation in double/twin shared
• Private boat trip as stated in above sights
• English speaking guide
• Admission fee to indicated sights
• Meals: daily breakfast at hotel. Other meals are upon requested at 15 USD/ person/meals.
• Gov’t tax and service charge
• Luggage handling
• 2 bottles of drinking water per day during the tour
• 2 cold tower per day during the tour
• Visa stamping fee
• Int’l air tickets to / from Laos
• Travel Insurance in all kinds
• Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated
• Single room (quoted separately)