A full day tour in Luang Prabang. In the morning we visit major highlights of Luang Prabang Heritage area with an experienced local guides. After lunch break in Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center, we join in a superb afternoon excursion to Kuang Si waterfalls. The national museums and temples are not well curated. It should be better to go through with a guide. Otherwise, you will just be looking at object without really knowing their importance or origin. All our guides have experienced over 10 years in Luang Prabang tourism industry. Feel free to ask as many as possible. City tour start at 8:30 (or 5:30 if you choose to participate in the Alms giving ceremony), Lunch break at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Center (12:00-2:00), Kuang Si Falls (2:30-5:00), Return to the city at 5:30-6:00Entrance fees for temples and national museum are NOT included.
Explore the culture and history of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this private half day tour. Luang Prabang, the former royal capital, is situated on the Mekong River and surrounded by beautiful green mountains. The town itself is picturesque and offers a wonderful mix of ancient temples and French-Indochinese architecture. This tour’s destinations include the main highlights of Luang Prabang center-town such as Buddhist temples, Royal Palace museum, local market. It is simply the must do Luang Prabang tour for any first time visitors to the country. ※Choosing option 5:30 start, you have a fantastic opportunity to witness the captivating centuries old daily tradition of the alms giving ceremony and visit local morning market.
Take a sunset cruise on the legendary Mekong River. This tour consists of a 3 hour afternoon and sunset cruise including a visit to Pak Ou Caves with a tour guide commentary. Enjoy the stunning views from the river while on a picturesque boat tour • A comprehensive guided door-to-door package starting at noon • Buffet lunch in an elephant camp (Authentic Luang Prabang cuisine and international dishes) • Learn about the history and culture of Laos in Pak Ou Caves with one of our trained local tour guides • Photo opportunities of Luang Prabang countryside at sunset • Upgrade for a private tour.
While there are plenty of attractions to visit in Luang Prabang, another round of beautiful sights lie just outside the city limits. Escape the city for a day in the Lao countryside on this full-day tour. We visits the main highlights of Luang Prabang countryside "Kuang Si Waterfalls" and "Pak Ou Caves" and enjoy beautiful nature of Laos. This itinerary is perfect if you would like to enjoy your own private trip during your short stay in Luang Prabang .・The Mekong river cruise by private boat ・Exploring the mystery caves ・Swimming in the cool water in the waterfall・Having buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong riverThe tour date is reschedulable until 7 pm day before. Please contact us by messageThis tour is operated by Manifa Travel. More than 25 years of experience in the travel & tourism industries in Luang Prabang. We are committed to maintaining sustainable relationships and creating positive impacts on the animals, land & communities of Laos
Escape the city for a day in the Lao countryside on this private full-day tour from Luang Prabang. Take part in a traditional alms-giving ceremony (optional), browse the stalls at the lively Phosi Market, then immerse yourself in Lao culture as you visit typical Hmong, Lao, and Khmu villages. After lunch (included), enjoy a short hike through the rain forest, cool off with a swim beneath the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall, and observe black bears at the Tat Kuang Si Bear Sanctuary.
Discover rural life in Luang Prabang with this full-day farm experience. Travel from the city to Ban Phong Van, where you'll stop at the Living Land Farm. Learn about how locals cultivate rice and participate in seasonal activities on the farm alongside locals. This is the perfect tour for travelers who want to experience the life of locals and learn more about the culture, traditions and practices in Laos.
Explore the city of Vientiane and Buddha Park with a local guide. You will visit many old temples and sites that will introduce you to the culture and heritage of the city. A visit of Buddha Park is complete with a visit of the collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures that are located near the Friendship Bridge.• Visit Buddha Park and see a collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures• Explore the capital of Vientiane• Visit Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, the Patuxay Monument• See thousands of Buddha statues at Wat Sisaket• Travel with an experienced local tour guide
Explore Laos’ one of the most respected holy sites Pak Ou Caves on this half-day river cruise. We depart Luang Prabang boat pier in the morning. Float down the Mekong river and see many scenery of countryside. We will enjoy a 3-hour morning boat trip. Stopping by a local village "Ban Xang Hai" for tasting their unique homemade local rice whisky and rice wine. A local tour guide will accompany throughout the tour. Tour guide will explain the history and culture of Pak Ou Caves. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.Afterward, we enjoy buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong surrounded by tropical forests. Return to Luang Prabang city by minivan at 2:00 pm※Private boat cruise option: We'll offer a private round trip by your own boat and tour guide.The tour date is reschedulable until 7 pm day before. Please contact us by email or message or visit Manifa Travel office (opposite of Villa Santi Hotel)
Play petanque, a favourite pastime of the Lao people.Shop for handicrafts at Luang Prabang’s charming night marketDine on delicious Lao barbeque at a popular local restaurant Connect with Lao culture by being a local for a night! Join Luang Prabang’s residents for a game of petanque then venture up Mount Phousi to watch the sun set. Rub shoulders with the locals at the colourful night market and dine on delicious barbeque at a popular riverside shop.
Get to know Vientiane on a 4-hour city tour with a knowledgeable guide. Learn about the French influences on the Laos capital as you explore the city center and hear about the country’s independence from France. You’ll also visit Buddhist attractions such as Vat Sisaket, the oldest monastery in Vientiane. End at the Victory Gate, aka Anousavali or Patuxai.
Experience a profound Buddhist tradition by joining the morning almsgiving in Luang Prabang, offing food to a procession of monks. You’ll rise early for the walk downtown with a local guide for the ceremony, fill the monks’ alms bowls with sticky rice and food for the day, then receive a Buddhist blessing in return, or simply enjoy the chance to observe. This 1.5-hour almsgiving experience in Luang Prabang includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, and the chance to visit a bustling early morning market.
Delve into the culture and heritage of Laos' capital on this half-day private tour of Vientiane. Accompanied by a local guide, visit the city's most prominent sights, learning about Vientiane's history and spiritual traditions.Your first stop after getting picked up from your hotel is Vientiane's Wat Sisaket temple. Known for its cloister wall of over 6,800 Buddha statues, Wat Sisaket is the city's oldest surviving temple and is still in use as a religious site today. Head next to Wat Prakeo, which once served as the temple of the royal family, housed the Emerald Buddha for 200 years, and is now functional as a museum. Head to That Luang Stupa, the single most important monument in Laos, which was built to cover the original small stupa containing a piece of the chest bone of Buddha before diving further into the country's heritage by visiting the Patuxay monument, which is known as Vientiane's Arc de Triomphe and stands as a symbol of Laos' independence.
Learn more about Laos’ spiritual heritage and Buddhist traditions during an immersive meditation experience. Accompanied by a former Buddhist Novice or Monk, visit a local temple, and take part in a guided Buddhist meditation. This tour is run by Orange Robe Tours, a profit-for-purpose enterprise that helps former monks reintegrate into society and aims to preserve traditional Laos culture. A portion of all profits are donated to the local temples.
Marvel over the sacred temples and UNESCO-listed wonders of Luang Prabang on this private half-day tour of Laos’ spiritual center. Discover Laos’ royal history at the Royal Palace Museum; visit Wat Sene, Luang Prabang’s oldest temple; and admire the striking architecture of Wat Xiengthong. Then, learn more about the city’s religious heritage as you peek into Wat Visoun and pose for photos by the shrine of Wat Aham.
Discover Laos’ spiritual heritage and Buddhist traditions during an immersive meditation experience. Accompanied by a former Buddhist Novice or Monk, enjoy a guided tour of a local temple, hear first-hand about the daily life of a Monk, then take part in a Buddhist meditation. This tour is run by Orange Robe Tours, a profit-for-purpose enterprise that helps former monks reintegrate into society and aims to preserve traditional Laos culture. A portion of all profits are donated to the local temples.
See some of Luang Prabang’s highlights, from colonial-era architecture to elaborate temples, on a half-day tour that’s a great orientation to local history and culture. With an itinerary that features the Royal Palace Museum, Wat Choumkhong, Heuan Chan Heritage, and more, the tour also explores a bit of daily life in Luang Prabang, from the morning market to temples where locals come to pray.
Luang Prabang has long been an important center of Buddhism in Laos and is renowned for its many temples. On this tour, avoid the traffic as you explore the city by scooter with a female driver and learn all about Buddhism. Make an early start to attend the traditional alms giving ceremony, experience Lao culture as you visit a local market, and admire some of the city’s most beautiful temples. A typical Lao breakfast is also included.
The deep south of land-locked Laos is a pristine example of how the natural landscape has created the perfect soil for adventure-based travel. Added to the experience are its ethnic minorities, its collection of waterfalls, and its coffee culture. Elevated to up to 1350 metres above sea level, the Bolaven Plateau brings all these elements together with little western influences to dilute the authentic side of the northeast of Champasak. From early morning until late afternoon, innovative approaches on what’s in store for a deep dive in Laos’ southern examples for fair-trade coffee and tea, and high grade exploration.
Help empower Lao women and enjoy the security of a female driver too as you experience Luang Prabang like a local—on the back of a scooter. Zip around the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; explore 16th-century Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong); follow in the footsteps of kings at the Royal Palace Museum; and see artisans in action at Ock Pop Tok Crafts Center. Includes lunch.
See the beauty and hidden wonders of Laos on this Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Falls day tour. Follow your friendly local guide through the streets of Luang Prabang, then make your way along the Mekong River to the Buddha-filled caves of Pak Ou. You'll visit a rural village where locals make rice wine and see how indigenous people live. Next, head to the stunning waterfalls of Kuang Si and savor a picnic lunch in one of the country's most picturesque destinations.
Luang Prabang, the cultural capital of Laos, lures travellers with its charming downtown streets and glittering pagodas. Go beyond this and discover a kaleidoscope of colourful hill tribes, stunning natural landscapes and mystical caves. Be immersed in a land deeply tied to tradition and enchanted by the gentle Laos people.
See the best of Laos’ capital, even if you’ve only got limited time, on a full-day city tour that’s designed with first-time visitors in mind. This private tour ensures the undivided attention of your guide and gives you the flexibility to customize your itinerary according to your interests. Plus, traveling between attractions in an air-conditioned vehicle allows you to maximize your time in Vientiane.
Vientiane and Luang Prabang are Laos’ biggest cities, each with their own unique character. Get to know both on this 4-day tour—start by admiring Vientiane landmarks such as Wat Sisaket, Patuxay Monument, and That Luang Stupa, then fly to Luang Prabang to visit the magnificent Vat Xieng Thong temple, enjoy a scenic cruise along the Mekong River, and browse the famous night markets.