Known as the most charming city in the Indochina region, Luang Prabang offers more than what you can expect. From a quiet corner in the Mekong river, to a stunning views from some highpoints of the city and a a slow pace life style that Luang Prabang deserved.
Your full day city tour begins after breakfast, with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Today, we also visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham. Following lunch, we visit the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures before we head out of town to see the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek. We then return to the city for a visit to Wat Mai. We then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hill-tribe people near Luang Prabang. (The Royal Palace Museum is closed on Tuesdays).
Included services: Tour with English speaking guide, private transportation, all entrance fee, bottle water and tissue on tour, lunch at local restaurant and government tax.