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Ending Point: Luang Prabang. Hotel. ○ Sun Bear Reserve. Entrance fees. Pottery & Temple Cycling. Operating: Daily. ○ Ban Chan village. Return hotel transfer.
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Essence of Luang Prabang : Cultural Exploration

Operating:

Daily

● Traditional flute making

Tuk Tuk city tour

People looking for authentic culture

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1 Day Luang Prabang Hotel Luang Prabang Hotel

● Traditional Laotian lunch

Lunch

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● Luang Prabang’s temples Water and tissue ● Taste the Mak Tum Tea

Entrance fees

Nam Ngum Lake Adventure

Operating:

Daily

● Village of Ban Keun

English speaking guide

Tour timing:

1/2 Day

Lunch

Meeting Point:

Vientiane Hotel

● Ban Pak Khanhung ● Boat ride on Nam Ngum Lake

Ending Point:

Vientiane Hotel

Operating:

Daily

● Visit Wat Xieng Thong

Return hotel transfer

Tour timing:

1 Day Luang Prabang Hotel Luang Prabang Hotel

● National Museum

English speaking guide

● Kuang Si Waterfall

Water and Tissue

● Sun Bear Reserve

Entrance fees

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Water and Tissue

● Visit Vang Xang Boat trip Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall All

Pottery & Temple Cycling

Operating:

Daily

● Ban Chan village

Return hotel transfer

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Chompet Temple

English speaking guide

● Learn to make a pot

Lunch

● Cycling out of town

Local Ferry

Meeting Point: Ending Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel Luang Prabang Hotel

Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Myanmar China | Hong Kong | Japan | Indonesia | Singapore | Malaysia

Active people People looking for authentic culture

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Ideal Market

Private Baci Ceremony

Operating:

Daily

● Baci ceremony

Return hotel transfer

People looking for authentic culture

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● Bring peace to the soul

English speaking guide

All

Meeting Point:

1 Day Luang Prabang Hotel

● White cotton thread

Water & Tissue

Ending Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel

● Learn about the ritual

Baci ceremony

Khan River Kayaking

Operating:

Daily

● Nam Khan River

Return hotel transfer

Tour timing:

1 Day

● 5 hours kayaking

English speaking guide

Meeting Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel

● Tad Sae Waterfalls

Kayak

Ending Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel

● Picnic lunch on the riverbank

Lunch

Active people

Cooking Class at Local Family

Operating:

Daily

● Local village

Return hotel transfer

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Buy your own ingredients English guide

Meeting Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel

● Cooking Class

Ending Point:

Luang Prabang Hotel

● Taste your own creations Food budget

Water & Tissue

Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Myanmar China | Hong Kong | Japan | Indonesia | Singapore | Malaysia

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Ideal Market

Luang Prabang Morning Almsgiving

Return hotel transfer

People looking for authentic culture All

Operating:

Daily

● Watch the daily procession

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Interact with monks

English speaking guide

● Morning market

Water & Tissue

● Almsgiving

Morning Alms

Luang Prabang Meeting Point: Hotel Luang Prabang Ending Point: Hotel

Vientiane Orchid Trek

Operating:

Daily

● Ban Hatkhai

Return hotel transfer

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Pha Xay village

English speaking guide

Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Trek through the forest

Water & Tissue

Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Picnic in the forest

Entrance Fees

Active people

Vientiane City Tour & Buddha Park

DAILY

● Vientiane’s Morning market Return hotel transfer

People looking for authentic culture

1 Day

● Local coffee & snacks tasting

English speaking guide

All

Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Haw Pra Kaew

Entrance fees

Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Xieng Khuan Buddha Park

Lunch

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Vietnam | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Myanmar China | Hong Kong | Japan | Indonesia | Singapore | Malaysia

Essence of Luang Prabang : Cultural Exploration ● Traditional flute making

Operating:

Daily

● Traditional Laotian lunch

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Luang Prabang’s temples

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Taste the Mak Tum Tea

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Experience the daily life of a Luang Prabang local on this unique and in-depth fullday city excursion. Unique Selling Points ●

Start your journey at the home of a local H’mong family, one of many H’mong residents in Luang Prabang.



Spend your time interacting with the monks and novices, and learn a bit about how Buddism plays an important role in Laotian life.



Wander the city alongside your guide and visit some of Luang Prabang’s most famous temples.

Local people

Cultural Experience

Local people

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Nam Ngum Lake Adventure ● Village of Ban Keun

Operating:

Daily

● Ban Pak Khanhung

Tour timing:

1/2 Day

● Boat ride on Nam Ngum Lake

Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Visit Vang Xang

Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

Enjoy this full day tour to Nam Ngum Lake, including stops at traditional salt and rice wine villages. Unique Selling Points ● Making a stop at Ban Keun village, known for its traditional method of salt extraction. ● Visit Ban Pak Khanhung and observe locals distilling pungent vats of sticky rice wine. ● Enjoy panoramic views of the vast artificial lake and its small islands, formed after the Ngum River was dammed.

Nam Ngum Lake

Local children

Nam Ngum Lake

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Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall ● Visit Wat Xieng Thong

Operating:

Daily

● National Museum

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Kuang Si Waterfall

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Sun Bear Reserve

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

The distance is about 30km and take about 1 hour passing through very scenic Laotian countryside, with rice paddies and many ethnic minority villages along the way. Unique Selling Points ● Visit the Khmu minority viilage of Ban Thapaene, or one of the H’mong villages along the journey ● Take the refreshing dip in the waterfalls. The beautiful falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools.

Kuang Si Waterfall

Kuang Si Waterfall

Kuang Si Waterfall

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Pottery & Temple Cycling ● Ban Chan village

Operating:

Daily

● Chompet Temple

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Learn to make a pot

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Cycling out of town

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Grab your bike and cycle out of town to a riverside pier to cross the languid waters of the Mekong to Ban Chan village. Unique Selling Points ● Grab your bike and cycle out of town to a riverside pier to cross the languid waters of the Mekong to Ban Chan village. ● Try your hand at throwing a pot on the wheel—and start with something small. ● Walk to Chompet Temple a collection of centuries old ruins nestled into a hillside.

Temple cycling

Temple cycling

Temple cycling

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Private Baci Ceremony ● Baci ceremony

Operating:

Daily

● Bring peace to the soul

Tour timing:

1 Day

● White cotton thread

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Learn about the ritual

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Just look on any Laotians wrist and you will find white cotton strings, the symbol of taking part in a Baci ceremony. Unique Selling Points ● Baci ceremonies are performed to commemorate life events like births, marriages and deaths. ● The ritual is thought to bring peace to the soul, good fortune, honesty and warmth.

Baci ceremony

Baci ceremony

Baci ceremony

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Khan River Kayaking ● Nam Khan River

Operating:

Daily

● 5 hours kayaking

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Tad Sae Waterfalls

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Picnic lunch on the riverbank

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

This winding river flows through Luang Prabang and into the countryside, and is one of the city’s natural highways into the surrounding Laotian wilderness. Unique Selling Points ● Depart on your own kayak along the river, and quickly be engulfed in breathtaking scenery from all sides. ● Arrive at Tad Sae Waterfalls, a collection of towering cascades and clear pools of water. ● Brace yourself for a small series of rapids, which you will navigate just before the river widens.

Kayaking

Kayaking

Tad Sae Waterfalls

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Cooking Class at Local Family ● Local village

Operating:

Daily

● Buy your own ingredients

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Cooking Class

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Taste your own creations

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

You’ll soon be familiar with galangal and lemongrass, and be able to identify the weird and wonderful herbs with the help of your host chef. Unique Selling Points ● Drive out to a local village to meet your host family, and then head off to the market to buy your ingredients. ● Depending on what was available in the market you might make laap a spicy salad of minced pork or chicken with sticky rice. ● Sit down and taste-test your cooking skills, then after lunch take a stroll through the village and return to Luang Prabang.

Market

Local Family

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Local Family

Luang Prabang Morning Almsgiving ● Watch the daily procession

Operating:

Daily

● Interact with monks

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Morning market

Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

● Almsgiving

Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Rise early to the sound of the temple gong and witness Luang Prabang’s mystical ritual. Unique Selling Points ● The ritual is linked to a Buddhist tradition in which monks beg for their daily food as a way to demonstrate humility. ● Your guide will show you the best way to interact with monks if you would like to be involved in the offering of food. ● Stroll through Luang Prabang’s morning market where you will see the locals haggling for fresh meat, fruit and vegetables.

Morning Almsgiving

Morning Almsgiving

Morning Almsgiving

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Vientiane Orchid Trek ● Ban Hatkhai

Operating:

Daily

● Pha Xay village

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Trek through the forest

Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Picnic in the forest

Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

Start your journey early with a two-hour drive from Vientiane to the small village of Ban Hatkhai, located at the gateway of Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area. Unique Selling Points ● During your trek through the forest, your local orchid guide will explain how the orchid has become synonymous with beauty and mystery. ● Enjoy a picnic in a forest clearing before returning to Ban Hatkhai, a settlement of about 30 farming families that remains an example of traditional Lao village culture.

Orchid trek

Orchid trek

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Orchid trek

Vientiane City Tour & Buddha Park ● Vientiane’s Morning market

Operating:

Daily

● Local coffee & snacks tasting

Tour timing:

1 Day

● Haw Pra Kaew

Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel

● Xieng Khuan Buddha Park

Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

Depart with your local guide to the Talaat Sao—Vientiane’s Morning Market. Try some local coffee and snacks while looking around. Unique Selling Points ● Visit one of Laos’ slightly stranger attractions—Xieng Khuan Buddha Park. ● Take a look at the impressive Friendship Bridge which spans the Mekong River. ● Set in a traditional Lao Home where you can see the silk weaving in process and view the unique textiles produced.

Buddha Park

Buddha Park

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Vientiane