- Where To Go
Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquillity and charm of this UNESCO world heritage town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights makes it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. Located in Luang Prabang, Kuang Si is a breathtaking huge waterfall you shouldn’t miss. It comprises several levels but the water falls from a height of 60 meters in its highest part. The water collects in numerous turquoise blue pools as it flows downstream.
Pak Ou Caves overlook the Mekong River and located 25 km to the north of Luang Prabang. They are a group of two caves are known for their miniature Buddha sculptures. Hundreds of very small and mostly damaged wooden Buddhist figures are laid out over the wall shelves. They take many different positions, including meditation, teaching, peace, rain, and reclining.Wat Xieng Thong an outstanding and iconic Buddhist temples created in 1560 and renovated in 1960s. A symbol of great historic importance, this magnificent masterpiece is characteristic of the Luang Prabang style and features an elaborate tree of life mosaic, intricately carved walls, rare Buddhist deities and a 12-metre high funeral carriage. This site is famous as the location for the coronation of Lao kings and as an important gathering place for significant annual festivities.
Day 1: Luang Prabang – Arrival (/)
Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquillity and charm of this UNESCO world heritage town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights makes it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos.
On arrival at the airport are welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Time permitting we visit the impressive Stupa of Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Visoun, Wat Aham and Wat Mai; then climb the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi to take in the beautiful sunset over this town and the Mekong River.
In the evening explore the Street Night Bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textiles by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.
After lunch we continue to Khuang Si Waterfall and Bear Rescue Center, about 30mins from Luang Prabang, the waterfall is set in a natural jungle setting and you will have plenty of time to relax or swim in it’s turquoise cool pools. Return to Luang Prabang and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Luang Prabang
Visit the Laotian Royal Palace officially known as Haw Kham which was built during the French colonial era for the King and his family. The site was chosen so that official visitors to Luang Prabang could disembark from their river voyages directly by palace and be received there. In 1975, the monarchy was overthrown and the Palace was then converted into a National museum. Today it houses many artifacts which showcase the richness of Laotian culture. You are then free at leisure to explore the town before your transfer to the airport for your onward departure.
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