This tour features trekking in Luang Prabang and the surrounding areas. We will explore the peaceful town with a unique culture, take in a beautiful forest, scenic waterfalls, and experience daily life of the local people at a homestay in ethnic villages.

ITINERARY

Day 1/ Arrival Luang Prabang
Sa Bai Dee, welcome to Laos; upon arrival at Luang Prabang airport, you are met and transferred to your hotel
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Le Sen Hotel / 3 star

Day 2/ Luang Prabang – Pakou – Luang Prabang (B)
Today we continue seeing Luang Prabang with the temple of Wat Xieng Thong, a magnificent piece of architecture, which nestles at the junction of the Mekong and the Nam Khan river. We embark on a boat for a leisurely trip on the Mekong river, stopping en route at Ban Xang Hai to see the production of and to sample the local rice wine. Upon leaving this village we pass through stunning mountain landscape to the mysterious Pak Ou caves. These two linked caves are crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes, all brought there by devout villagers. After the river trip we drive towards Ban Phanom, a small village known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Le Sen Hotel / 3 star

Day 3/ Luang Prabang – Ban Paklung (B,L,D)
The extremely beautiful mountain region around Luang Prabang is ideal for anyone seeking a true adventure and trekking expedition.  After breakfast, we cross the mighty Mekong River and visit one of the famous caves in Luang Prabang before walking to local villages of three kind of ethnic minority groups of Laos of Ban Chane and Ban Pha Phet. This small village is conquered by the Khmu hill tribe people. After an enjoyable stop at Ban Pha Phet, we continue our trek and embark on a boat for a leisurely trip to Paklung where we are the guest of a Lao family. The accommodation is very simple and dormitory style, no western facilities. Overnight at Ban Paklung villager’s house (Home stay).

Day 4/ Ban Paklung – Khouangsi Waterfalls (B,L,D)
Upon leaving the village of our previous night we begin our full day trek, using the local tracks and passing through various hill villages from Ban Jong to Ban Long Phu. Along the way we encounter many ethnic minorities, and are sure to attract attention as this part of the country receives very few visitors. On arrival at Ban Saluen, we cross the Mekong River again and walk towards the famous Khouangsi Waterfalls. The water tumbling over multi tiered limestone formations into the cool and clear pool makes it a wonderful place to relax. Overnight at Ban Thapene near Khouangsi Waterfall (Home-stay).

Day 5/ Ban Long Phu – Ban Long Lao (B,L,D)
Today, we continue venturing into the beautiful surrounding area of Luang Prabang as we walk mountainsides and pass through forest, streams and rice fields. The trek is somewhat difficult; however some physical preparation will enable you to maximize enjoyment from the walk. We arrive at Ban Long Lao by late afternoon and have time to walk around this little village to catch a glimpse of local people’s life style. Here, we will be toasted as honored guests and will be sample some of their homemade rice wine! Overnight at Ban Long Lao villager’s house (Home stay).

Day 6/ Ban Long Lao – Luang Prabang – Departure (B)
After breakfast, we trek for a half day, passing through several more hill villages. On arrival at Ban Xieng Mouak, we board a local transport, Tuk Tuk for a short drive back to Luang Prabang. The remainder of the day is free for your own exploration of the town and catching up on some shopping areas; transfer to the airport for departure.
Have a safe trip!

DETAILS

Package Tour Price In USD: $629.00 per person (private group of 02 persons)

Price is valid until September 2018.

  • Included:
    • Private transportation in private air-conditioned
    • Accommodation on Double/Twin shared with daily breakfast
    • Private boat trip as stated in above sights
    • English speaking guide
    • Admission fee to indicated sights
    • Meals: B= Daily breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner as mentioned
    • Government tax and service charge
    • Luggage handling
    • 2 bottles of drinking water per day during the tour
  • Excluded:
    • Visa stamping fee
    • Domestic air ticket with airport tax
    • Int’l air tickets to / from Laos
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

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