See the best of the spiritual capital of Laos, Luang Prabang with our expert guides to immerse you in its history. Soak in its serenity as you experience its culture and journey to wildlife areas and beautiful waterfalls.
Enjoy an evening Lao tea tasting ceremony. Later, ascend the stairs of Mt. Phousi and take in the spectacular view as the sun sets over the city. Pay a morning visit to the most photographed temple in Luang Prabang, then cruise to the Pak Ou Caves, filled with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues. Take an afternoon guided tour of the city. At the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre you’ll learn more about Lao culture and its diversity of hill tribes.
Early-risers can watch as residents of the city offer food to long lines of orange robe clad monks in a magical morning ritual. After breakfast head to the Kuangsi Waterfalls and visit a Bear Rescue Center which provides information on efforts to protect these endangered animals.
Sleeping and meals
Mid-range to Luxury hotel. Breakfast only.
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Backyard Travel is an independent online company specializing in tailor made tours to seven destinations in Southeast Asia, Japan and China. Launched in mid February 2012 with headquarters in Bangkok Thailand, Backyard Travel is staffed by locals and expats with many years of experience in the travel industry, who are committed to sharing their deep knowledge of, and passion for the region. Clients travelling with Backyard Travel will explore hidden places and see the classics with a unique twist, connect on a deep level with local people and ultimately gain a genuine understanding of the countries and cultures they visit.
|Until 30 Apr 2014||$313||$867||in US Dollars per person (standard option)|
|1 May 14 – 30 Sep14 ||$282||$803||in US Dollars per person (first class option)|
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