This is a sample itinerary, so the cost really depends on your hotel choice, number of people in your group and dates of travel. An indication of the cost for this itinerary is from $259 USD per person based on two people traveling together with twin or double sharing accommodation in 3 star hotels with our private services. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.
Trip Style: Classic
Service Level: Standard
Physical Grading: Easy
The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Asia.
Day 1: ARRIVAL - LUANG PRABANG
Upon arrival at the airport, our tour guide & driver will pick you up and transfer to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in LuangPrabang.
Day 2: LUANG PRABANG - PAKOU CAVES (B)
After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour to the oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)
Enjoy your time at the Central Market or The National Museum at the Former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Laos’s culture dating from the days of the early Kings right through the last sovereign. You will then be transfer to the airport for your onward flight.