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Luang Prabang City Tour Full day
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Luang Prabang City Tour Full day

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This full day explores the rich culture and history of Luang Prabang as you visit temples, museums, arts centers. Visit the gilded halls of temples such as Wat Xieng Thong and Wat Visoun, walk through the historic former Royal Palace and explore the diverse cultures and traditions of Laos at the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center.

Luang Prabang - Royal Palace Museum - Wat Xieng Thong - Mount Phousi - Wat Visoun - Wat Aham - Ban Xangkhong - Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Departure:  daily

Tour Highlights

  • Explores the rich culture and history of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding cultural, historic and architectural values
  • Visit city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground
  • Explore the diverse cultures and traditions of Laos in Traditional Arts, Ethnology and Cuisine

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Luang Prabang City Tour Full day

Our city tour full day begins after breakfast with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then visit Wat Visoun, dating back to 1513 during the reign of King Wisunarat (Visoun), this is Luang Prabang’s oldest temple and was once home to the Prabang Buddhas. From there we stroll around to visit Wat Aham, which was once the residence of Sangkharat, the supreme head of Lao Buddhism.
In the afternoon, we will take a transfer to Ban Xangkhong, the Thai Lue village, which is famous for its arts and crafts. We also visit the nearby village of Ban Xienglek specializing in making the traditional Saa paper. We then come back to town and continue our visit to the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures.  We then take a short walk around the small roads of city center, watching the life of local people, and visiting the traditional house of Heuan Chan, the Chantal wooden house dating back to 100 years old. Late afternoon, we climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Meals: NA
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • Additional / customized services can be arranged on request.
  • Museum in Laos close on Tuesday and in Cambodia it is open every day.

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Prices
US $88/pax

Total
US $176

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • Car
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Private boat trip as stated in above sights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Drinking water & Tissue

Price Excludes

  • Visa stamping fee
  • Meals: Lunch or Dinner
  • International & domestic flights
  • Accommodation where not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation more than 60 days : 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • Child under 4 year old: FREE of charge, limit 1 child/ booking
  • Child from 4 - 11 year old: 75% charge
  • Child from 11 year & above: 100% adult rate

Customer Reviews

8.4
Very good 1 reviews
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Score breakdown
  • Itinerary 9
  • Food/Drink 10
  • Tour guide 9
  • Enter/act 8
  • Transportation 6
8.4
Very good - Diogo
04/04/2022
Short but memorable

I only had two days in Luang Prabang and wanted to make the most of my time there by doing this trip. Tansy was my tour guide for the day, ands he was a treasure trove of information. Throughout the day, I learned a lot about this wonderful place's history, traditions, and culture. Tansy altered the… More

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