Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Experience traditional life along the Mekong River on this full-day tour from Luang Prabang. Cycle to the riverside villages of Ban XiengLek and Ban Xiang Hai on a bike tour, explore Pak Ou Caves on a longtail boat, then set sail for a boat cruise along the Mekong. Hotel pickup and lunch is included.
  • Full-day bike and boat tour of Pak Ou Caves from Luang Prabang
  • Cycle along the Mekong River and explore the waterfront villages
  • Learn about unique Lao traditions including colorful handicrafts and rice wine
  • Marvel at the Pak Ou Caves, filled with sacred Buddha icons
  • Cruise back down the Mekong to Luang Prabang
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up, lunch and round-trip transport
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 people ensures a personalized experience
Your tour begins with pickup from your Luang Prabang hotel in time for an 8am departure. After meeting your guide and small group of no more than 15 people, collect your rental bike and set out on a leisurely bike ride.
Soak up the scenery as you glide along the Mekong River, passing lush rice paddies and orchards, and stopping along the way to experience life in the local villages. Visit the handicrafts village of Ban XiengLek, where you can watch a demonstration of traditional weaving and see how mulberry paper is made, then stop in Ban Xiang Hai, a village renowned for its production of ‘Lao Lao’ rice wine.
Arrive in Pak Ou, at the meeting point of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, and enjoy lunch (included) at a local restaurant with views of dramatic limestone cliffs and river valleys.
After lunch, paddle out to the Pak Ou Caves on a traditional longtail boat and spend time exploring the sacred site. Learn how the caves are an important place of pilgrimage for Buddhists, admire the huge collection of Buddha icons on display, and climb up to the Upper Cave to enjoy magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.
At the end of your visit, relax on a scenic cruise down the Mekong River, sailing all the way back to Luang Prabang. Back in the city, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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