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Enjoy a tour around the atmospheric UNESCO town of Luang Prabang. Visit Wat Xieng Thong, ... Laos' traditional theatre and culture. Operating: DAILY.
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Luang Prabang Morning Alms Giving Luang Prabang City Tour Essence of Luang Prabang: Cultural Exploration Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall Private Baci Ceremony Silk Weaving and Dyeing Experience Story Telling Performance (Garavek) Living Land Experience Bamboo Experience Vientiane City Tour and Buddha Park Vientiane Orchid Trekking Tad Fane Trekking Private Tour

LAOS Luang Prabang Morning Alms Giving - Watch the daily procession - Morning market - Almsgiving

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: Morning tour Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Get an early start to watch or participate in the traditional Lao rite of Almsgiving to the monks. Some 300+ monks file through the city silently every morning collecting alms. This is an amazing sight and your guide will be on hand to demonstrate and explain this important ritual. Afterwards, visit the morning market and see a much more raucous kind of busy with local families going about their daily routine.

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 right way 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.

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LAOS Luang Prabang City Tour - Luang Prabang - Wat Xieng Thong - Wat Mai - Phousi Mountain

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: 08.30 - 17.00 hrs Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Enjoy a tour around the atmospheric UNESCO town of Luang Prabang. Visit Wat Xieng Thong, the finest example of Luang Prabang architecture, as well as the gilded carved façade of Wat Mai. Venture up the 328 steps of Phousi Mountain and be rewarded with remarkable views of the surrounding area.

Unique Selling Points - Visit the former Royal Palace and discover its treasure trove of national and religious relics. - Learn about the architecture of Luang Prabang, with its unique blend of colonial and traditional architecture. - Discover the mysteries of the gilded stupas and temples perched on the slopes of Phousi Mountain

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LAOS Essence of Luang Prabang: Cultural Exploration - Traditional flute making - Traditional Laotian lunch - Luang Prabang’s temples - Taste Mak Tum Tea

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: Full day Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Experience the daily life of a Luang Prabang local on this unique and in-depth full-day city excursion. Along a journey through temples, riverside communities and artisan villages, discover the charms of three distinctive cultures: the H'mong, Khmu and Lao Loum. Make your own H'mong flute, cook traditional dishes in a family home and chat with monks in a historic temple.

Unique Selling Points - Sit down with a local H'mong family in their home to learn about their daily lives - Learn about the intricacies of traditional flute-making - Visit some of Luang Prabang's most iconic and religiously important temples

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LAOS Luang Prabang to Kuang Si Waterfall - Visit Wat Xieng Thong - National Museum - Kuang Si Waterfall - Sun Bear Reserve

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: Full day Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Travel south of town to the Kuang Si Waterfall. Stop along the way to visit the Living Crafts Centre, a place where you can meet weavers and learn about textiles, while helping keep these traditions alive. At the falls, crystal water cascades into idyllic turquoise pools. Bring a bathing suit if you would like to swim!

Unique Selling Points - Visit the Khmu minority viilage of Ban Thapaene, or one of the H’mong villages along the way - Take a 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.

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LAOS Private Baci Ceremony - Baci ceremony - Traditional good luck charm

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: 2 hours Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Meet a local family who will host you in a traditional Baci Ceremony. Baci ceremonies are performed to commemorate life events like births, marriages and deaths. They are also common at New Year’s parties and other special occasions, and occasionally at the bedsides of sick patients.

Unique Selling Points - Take part in an immersive experience at the heart of Lao religious beliefs. - The ritual is thought to bring peace to the soul, good fortune, honesty and warmth.

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LAOS Silk Weaving and Dyeing Experience - Living Crafts Centre - Mekong river - Silk dyeing workshop

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: AM: 9:00-12:00 hrs PM:13:00-16:00 hrs Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Spend time in the stunning Mekong riverside garden Living Crafts Centre, where you can learn to prepare natural dyes and dye your own silk scarves. During the workshop, learn about the lifecycles of silkworms, natural dyes and weaving techniques. Try your hand at traditional weaving and spinning techniques. Then stroll around the garden, enjoying a cocktail and nibble on some tasty fried silkworms while watching the sunset.

Unique Selling Points - Try your hand at dyeing your own silk scarf to keep as a souvenir - Discover traditional weaving and spinning techniques - Learn about silk worms and silk production

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LAOS Story Telling Performance (Garavek) - Garavek Storytelling Center - Laos’ traditional theatre and culture

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: 18.30 - 19.30 hrs Meeting Point: Garavek Storytelling Center Ending Point: Garavek Storytelling Center

Listen to the spellbinding stories, myths, legends and folktales of Laos, accompanied by the enchanting tune of traditional instruments. This musical and theatrical performance will enchant audiences with its authentic Laotian atmosphere, and offers spectators unique insight into the culture, traditions and beliefs of Laos.

Unique Selling Points - Learn about Laotian traditions and the ancient culture of Luang Prabang - Be entertained by a musical, theatrical and story-telling performance - Immerse yourself in the local culture, with stories and myths from all the different provinces of Laos

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LAOS Living Land Experience - Living Rice Farm - Support local communities

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: 08.00 - 12.00 hrs Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

Spend your morning learning all there is to know about rice farming, an important industry in rural Laos. The Living Rice Farm is a community enterprise growing organic vegetables and rice. Working with and supporting the local community, the project also helps to educate children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Unique Selling Points - Learn how rice is grown on the farm - Experience the life of a rice farmer and try your hand at some of the activities - Relax and enjoy the picturesque scenery from the comfort of a traditional Lao rice house balcony.

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LAOS Bamboo Experience - Family home - Cooking and meal with locals

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: AM: 8:30 - 13:30 PM: 16:30 - 20:30 Meeting Point: Luang Prabang Hotel Ending Point: Luang Prabang Hotel

A local family will be your guide to how bamboo plays an integral part in their daily way of life. Discover the secret of a favourite local snack made from bamboo and sticky rice while enjoying the beautiful scenery surrounding the bamboo Experience Plantation. Head to the family home to learn the traditional way of cooking sticky rice and bamboo shoots. Chat about life as you work and then sit down to an early lunch.

Unique Selling Points - Spend time with a local family and learn about their daily lives - Learn about traditional and modern uses of bamboo and its significance in Lao culture - Enjoy a delicious family meal and discover the joys of Laotian family life

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LAOS Vientiane City Tour and Buddha Park - Vientiane’s morning market - Local coffee & snacks tasting - Haw Pra Kaew - Xieng Khuan Buddha Park

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: Full day Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

Vientiane may be the capital of Laos but it is essentially a sleepy town with wide boulevards thanks to a period of French occupation, and is home to some great cafes and bakeries. On this full day tour, visit the most important historic and cultural sites in Vientiane including the That Luang Stupa, Patuxai Victory Monument, Wat Sisaket, and the weird and wonderful Buddha Park - just outside of Vientiane.

Unique Selling Points - Visit Wat Sisaket, the oldest original temple in Vientiane - Discover Patuxai , the victory gate also known as Anousavari - Visit one of Laos’ most unique attractions - Xieng Khuan Buddha Park

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LAOS Vientiane Orchid Trekking - Ban Hatkhai - Pha Xay village - Trek through the forest - Picnic in the forest

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: Full day Meeting Point: Vientiane Hotel Ending Point: Vientiane Hotel

If you love orchids, this is the trek of a lifetime. Spend a full day traveling from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, on an orchid-hunting expedition in a remote jungle. During your four-hour trek around Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area, local guides will point out wild orchids and some exotic plants that locals use for cooking or to make medicine. End the trip by exploring the tiny village of Ban Hatkhai.

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. - Immerse yourself in nature - Witness a variety of different orchids, each one beautiful and unique

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LAOS Tad Fane Trekking Private Tour - Boloven Plateau - Temple ruins, coffee plantations, villages and forests

Operating: DAILY Tour timing: 08.00 - 17.00 hrs Meeting Point: Pakse Hotel Ending Point: Pakse Hotel

Begin your tour of Pakse with an easy trek through the coffee plantations, villages and forests to reach the plains of the Bolaven Plateau. The plateau is located in an ancient volcano which erupted millennia ago and is full of lush vegetation, rich soil and a year-round temperate climate. See waterfalls and ancient Khmer inspired temple ruins, and enjoy the refreshingly cool climate - a rarity in Southeast Asia!

Unique Selling Points - Learn about coffee growing in Laos - Discover the picturesque plantations of the Bolaven Plateau - Visit ancient Khmer ruins and magnificent waterfalls

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