Take your time to discover the Jewel of Asia. Protected in the middle of the 90’s, Luang Prabang took a special care of preserving the specific architecture of the city.
The dozens of temples and the hundreds of monks give absolutly a special atmosphere, with mediation, peace, in the city of smile.
Start your day with a visit to the Royal Palace, which is now a National Museum and houses the precious exhibits that used to be possessions of the former Laos Royal family. (Open from 8:30am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm daily except on Tuesdays) Continue with the exploration of the main Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang including; Wat Visoun, a 16th century temple which serves as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, built in the early 19th century temple; Wat That Luang (monastery of the big stupas). Interestingly, the ashes of King Sisavang Vong and his brother are interred inside the large stupa, which was erected in 1910; A smaller stupa in front dates back to 1820; Wat Xiengthong, a 16th century temple which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture. Take the opportunity to interact with the monks at the Wat Mai temple before ending the day with a climb of 328 steps to the top of Phousi Hill. Where you can watch the sun set over Luang Prabang town and the two rivers and forested hills which form its natural borders.
TOUR PRICE INCLUSIONS:
• Private transportation in private air-conditioned
• English speaking guide
• Admission fee to indicated sights
• Gov’t tax and service charge
TOUR PRICE EXCLUSIONS:
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Any optional tour cost beyond the main program
• Other service are not mentioned above