LUANG PRABANG - SHORT
LUANG PRABANG - SHORT
The must-see touristic sites in Laos
LUANG PRABANG - SHORT
Visit of the old Royal Palace. Trekkig on Phousi Mount to enjoy the wonderful view over Luang Prabang. Visit the sacred cave of Pak Ou. Crossing of the Mekong. Visit artisanal workshops of paper of mulberry Xang Khong
STEPS IN YOUR JOURNEY
Luang Prabang – Pak Ou – Luang Prabang
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
DEVELOP EVERY DAYS
  • Day 1
    Arrival at Luang Prabang
    On arrival, welcome by your guide and transfer to your hotel. Breakfast in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover the former Royal Palace (closed on Tuesday) now converted into a National Museum where you will admire the Pra Bang, golden Buddha who gave his name to the city, the attributes of royal power, bronze drums, etc ... You will continue with Vat Mai, a temple famous for its golden bas-reliefs telling the life of one of the reincarnations of the Buddha. It is in this monastery that the image of Prabang is displayed on the occasion of the festivals of Pimai, Lao New Year. Then Wat Sene, whose golden facade instantly catches the eye. You will also climb the 328 steps up to Mount Phousi to enjoy the panoramic view of the city at sunset.

    Dinner at a local restaurant and night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

     
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  • Day 2
    Luang Prabang – Pak Ou – Luang Prabang
    Optional: very early in the morning, around dawn, you can see the long lines of Bonzes coming out of their pagoda and walk the streets to receive food offerings from the faithful. A unique show that takes place every day of the year...

    After breakfast, you will admire the splendor of Vat Xieng Thong, richly decorated and located at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong before embarking on a local boat for a trip up the Mekong to the sacred caves of Pak Ou. The two caves, also called Tham Ting by the locals, are home to thousands of Buddha statues of various sizes. The caves are the subject of processions and pilgrimages during great festivities. Return to Luang Prabang and have lunch.

    In the afternoon, visit Vat Visoun, completely rebuilt according to the sketches of Delaporte following the invasion, the looting and the destruction of the city in 1887 by the "Black Pavilions", pirates coming from the South of China. You will also visit Vat Aham right next door, where you will find the altar of the two main geniuses of Luang Prabang and the Vat That where the ashes of King Sisavang Vong are enclosed, in the great central reliquary. In the late afternoon, crossing the Mekong to climb to Wat Chompet and enjoy the view at sunset.

    SPECIAL: At the end of the day, you will participate in a "Baci". Mixture of animism and Buddhism, this ceremony is specific to Laos: it aims to "summon spirits" to the one who invokes them before performing an important task or to live a major event (birth, marriage, journey, etc.) Dinner at a local restaurant. Night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.
     
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  • Day 3
    Luang Prabang- Return flight
    After breakfast, visit a weavers' village as well as homemade mulberry paper workshops in Xang Khong and Wat Xieng Lek. Free lunch. Transfer to the airport for your next destination. End of the trip.

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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
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PRICE OF THE TRIP
(price per person in EURO)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 326 € / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a personalized trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote.
 
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NOTES
Name of the city / hotels list Standard Superior Deluxe
Luang Prabang My Dream Resort
(Classic room)
Maison dalabua
(Grand Deluxe room)
Satri House
(Deluxe room)
 

These prices include
  • Land transport by private vehicle, air-conditioned
  • Accommodation in a hotel mentioned in the program or similar, breakfast included
  • Lunch and dinner (at local restaurants and / or at the hotel)
  • The Baci ceremony
  • The assistance of a French speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets for the visits mentioned in the program
  • Boat tours on the Mekong

These prices do not include
  • Visa fee on arrival: 31 USD + 1 ID photo
  • International flights
  • International airport tax
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses
  • Insurance and assistance
  • Any other service not mentioned above
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