Laos is a Southeast Asian country traversed by the Mekong River and known for mountainous terrain, French colonial architecture, hill tribe settlements and Buddhist monasteries. Vientiane, the capital, is the site of the That Luang monument, where a reliquary reportedly houses the Buddha’s breastbone, plus the Patuxai war memorial and Talat Sao (Morning Market), a complex jammed with food, clothes and craft stalls.
FLIGHT ARRIVAL TO LUANG PRABANG
At the right time we will transfer you to Siem Reap airport to take the flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival at Luang Prabang transfer to the hotel for dinner and rest. Accommodation in Luang Prabang.
LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVES
After breakfast, today we will visit the local market in the morning to see how local people sell and buy. Then we will visit the Royal Palace Museum, which was built in 1904 during the French collinization under the reign of King Sisavang Vong and his family. Then we embark on a cruise along the Mekong River, which also gives us an impressive view of the quiet landscape, and explore the mysterious caves of Pak Ou, two caves linked to thousands of golden Buddha statues lacquered in different shapes and sizes left by the pilgrims. On the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where rice liquor is made. Later, we headed for Phanom, a small village known for its hand-woven fabric. In the afternoon, we visited the temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong which represents the classical architecture of Laos. Dinner at the restaurant accommodation in Luang Prabang.
LUANG PRABANG – WATERFALL KUANG SI – DEPARTURE FLIGHT
Breakfast at the hotel. Then we will visit the waterfalls of Kuang Si, which offers us the opportunity to cool off in the turquoise water. Alternatively, we can explore the surrounding countryside through trails through the forest. In addition, our guide will take us to visit the Bear Rescue Center. From an observation platform we can observe the animals while playing or looking for food. On the way back to the city, we passed Ban Chankong, a village of skilled weavers. Then transfer to the airport to take the departure flight from Luang Prabang.
The program includes
- All transfers and excursions detailed in the itinerary by private vehicle.
- All boat-boat-canoe or similar excursions detailed in the itinerary.
- Local guides in Spanish for all the activities of the program.
- Accommodation in hotels of the chosen category.
- All breakfasts and other meals mentioned in the itinerary (detailed day by day in the summary table))
- Entry fees for all visits detailed in the program.