If you’re visiting Vientiane for the first time, get a hassle-free introduction to the capital city of Laos during a private tour. Unlike on a group tour, you’ll benefit from the undivided attention of your guide and enjoy the flexibility to customize your itinerary according to personal interests. Plus, rather than navigating an unfamiliar city alone, you’ll travel between attractions in air-conditioned comfort.
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.
・Swimming in the cool water in the waterfall・Having buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river・Explore the mysterious Buddha caves and riverside villages・Set off down the Mekong River on a private sunset cruise, taking in the stunning scenery and tucking into tasty snacks and drinks8:30~45 Pickup from your accommodation9:00 Minivan leave for Kuang Si Waterfalls9:40 Kuang Si Waterfalls (2H)13:00 Buffet Lunch in the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river (Manifa Elephant Camp)14:00 Boat trip to Pak Ou Caves and villages along the Mekong river17:30 Sunset cruise to Luang Prabang18:30 Luang Prabang boat pier18:30-19:00 transfer to city center or your accommodationThis 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
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
Explore the capital of Vientiane and see major sites like Wat Sisaket and Wat Prakeo. You will learn about the local heritage and cultures before shopping at the Vientiane Central Market of Talad Sao. The end of the day promises an amazing sunset along the Mekong river.
Shun the tourist sites for a deeper understanding of authentic Lao life on this uniquely enriching door-to-door tour. Get to know locals on a level you can only really achieve with a guide as you chat with monks at Wat Sok Pa Luang, meet workers at the Lao Disabled Women’s Development Center, and learn about the savage legacy of the Vietnam-American War at COPE. Discover traditional textiles along the way.
Skip the hassle of negotiating transport and escape the city with ease on this guided door-to-door day trip to the beautiful countryside around Luang Prabang. Learn about minority cultures at the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, then stop in a village home to see local lives in action. Finish at the cascading Kuang Si Falls with a picnic lunch and a stop at the Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre.
Visit the main highlights of Luang Prabang heritage area with an experienced local guide. Ask your guide as many as possible. National museum and temples are unfortunately not curated well. Recommended gone through with a guide. Otherwise, you will just be looking at object without really knowing their importance or origin.This tour’s destinations include the main highlights of Luang Prabang center-town such as Buddist temples (Wat Mai, Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Wisunarat, Wat Pa Phon Phao), Royal Palace museum, local market, ethnological center etc.. It is simply the must do Luang Prabang tour for any first time visitors to the country.
Delve deep into Lao spiritual traditions with a private guide on this cultural Vientiane day tour. Tour Patuxai, Vientiane’s Arc de Triomphe, and three temples: Wat Sisaket, one of the city’s oldest, Haw Phra Kaew, once home to the Emerald Buddha, and Pha That Luang, a national icon. After lunch, spend the afternoon among the surreal sculptures of Buddha Park. Includes no-hassle 2-way transfers from your Vientiane hotel.
Luang Prabang is at its most atmospheric in the evening, when the famous Night Market starts, and the cooler weather is ideal for sightseeing. On this tour, avoid the traffic and explore the city on the back of a scooter with a female driver. See the city through the eyes of a local as you visit markets, street food vendors, and little-known sights, and sample a variety of traditional foods and drinks along the way.
Explore Vat Phou, a UNESCO World Heritage SiteLearn about the ancient Khmer empire that ruled southern LaosSee fading colonial buildings dating back to the French era INTRODUCTIONThe intoxicating blend of heritage and history of Southern Laos is best discovered through its architecture. Step back in time to the period of Khmer rule with a visit to Vat Phou (Wat Phu), a stunning pre-Angkorian temple. See fading colonial buildings from the French Indochina era in downtown Pakse and Champasak.
On arrival at the Khouang Si Waterfall you will have the opportunity to cool off with a refreshing swim in the topaz pools below the falls, walk along the forest trails and visit the Bear Sanctuary.Upon return to Luang Prabang we board our private boat for a pleasant and scenic cruise up on the Mekong River to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. These caves are an ancient pilgrimage site and contain thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years.
The Mekong slow boat is a classic Southeast Asia adventure and booking online ensures a fixed price including lunch and logistics. Your guide will greet you at Chiang Khong, on the Thai border, help you with immigration and transfer you to Huay Xai. On day 1, cruise to Pakbeng via Pak Tha and a Khmu village; on day 2, reach Luang Prabang via the Pak Ou Caves and Whiskey Village.
Spend an evening exploring the Vientiane Night Market on this culinary excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, experience this bustling open-air market on the banks of the Mekong River with a knowledgeable local guide. Get an insider’s view on the best food spots, enjoy an authentic complimentary dinner, and kick back with a cold BeerLao.
Walk amid UNESCO World Heritage sitesDiscover Luang Prabang with an expert local guideLearn about Laos’ ethnic diversity at TAEC museum From architectural wonders to local lifestyles, this guided Luang Prabang full day tour is ideal for culturally curious travellers. Visit gilded Buddhist temples and wander down residential lanes to see scenes of daily life. Learn about Laos’ fascinating ancient history and its diverse mix of ethnic groups and traditions.
The Mekong is one of the world’s great rivers and a cruise is a must when in Luang Prabang. This flexible lunch cruise leaves Luang Prabang in the morning, stops at Whiskey Village (Ban Xang Hai), visits the Pak Ou Caves, with their thousands of Buddhas, and allows you to enjoy lunch as you cruise back to downtown. Bottled water is included, with other drinks available.
Phou Khao Khouay is a National Biodiversity Conservation Area, less than an hour from Vientiane. On this overnight tour, discover the stunning natural landscapes of Laos as you trek past beautiful waterfalls, wild orchid fields, and lush jungle. During your adventure, cruise along the Nam Mang in a longtail boat, hike the Tad Leuk Nature Trail, and spend a night at a homestay in Ban Hatkhai village.
An exclusive tailor-made package that we have designed to provide you a care free program.In this package you will cruise the Mighty Mekong River in luxury, Trek through rural villages rarely seen by the western world, see how the local Lao cultivate and go about their daily routines.Your Luxury spacious villa with air con and hot water is surrounded by beautifully scenic views.