5 Days / Family Holiday; Laos Family Explorer: Luang Prabang

5 Days / Family Holiday
Laos Family Explorer
Luang Prabang

Adored by travellers around the world, Luang Prabang has a natural charm of simplicity and serenity. From rice harvesting to bathing elephants, experience a fascinating and fun-filled family adventure on this trip.

Day 1: Arrive in Luang Prabang (D)
Upon arrival, you would be met and transferred to the hotel.

Evening after dinner visit the most popular night market in Luang Prabang.

Day 2: Luang Prabang (B,L,D)
After breakfast transfer to Elephant camp for 1 hour Elephant Joy Ride and Elephant feeding.  This one hour joy ride, cover short jungle walk, river crossing and you may be able to ride Elephant one your own.  End of the ride back to the camp and Elephant feeding experience (sugar cane and special grass).

After that drive back to the city for lunch, you will have many option to have lunch along the Mekong river.

After lunch city tour: Visit National Museum (Former Royal Palace of Luang Prabang). This is about 1 hrs tour, it shows history of Laos and Kingdom.

After that visit golden tree Monastery. This is built in 1560 c. This is the most historically significant and impressive of Luang Prabang.

After that take a short hike  about 100m up Mt Phousi to view the great sunset over the Luang Prabang.  The Mt Phousi  lies in the heart of the old town of Peninsula and is bordered on one side by the Mekong River and on the other side by the Nam Kham River.

After that back to hotel for some rest and relax. Evening drive to the city area for Dinner.

Day 3: Luang Prabang (B,L)
Rise early this morning to witness and partake in the daily morning ritual of ‘Tak Bat’ or giving alms to the monks.  This is a unique ritual still followed by the locals in Luang Prabang.  We can also visit the local fresh market to see how the locals shop.

After that back to hotel for breakfast.

After that drive to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall, upon reaching the you  can be enjoyed scenic water fall from the different points. After that you can have swim in the crystal care water or you can deep your leg and enjoy the sound of the water fall and birds chipping in the surrounding jungle. There will be picnic lunch. After that before retune to have a short visit to Bears Rescue Centre which cares for many abused bears.

Late afternoon return to Luang Prabang , on the way visit Kuang Si Butterfly Park . This park is open for research centre for studying and publishing about the Laos butterflies, host plants and preservation because of the environmental issues in Laos.

After that back at your hotel for rest and relax.

Day 4: Luang Prabang (B,L)
Today relax morning and enjoy your late breakfast.  After that transfer to Mekong river and board the Nava Mekong cruise, this is a Traditional Lao River Boat, it is a four hours- lunch cruise. During this cruise the Nava Sops at the Pak Ou Caves for adventure among  the 4000 sacred Buddhist statues and images scattered about the two limestone grottoes.

After that back to Mekong and continue to visit Ban Chan Neau (Pottery Village) The village is opposite bank of the Mekong River the 300 imhabitants of the small village of Ban Chan, specialize in the manufacturing pottery and bricks and that is the only livelihood for their daily income. They work under the zinc room 8-10 hrs a day. You will able to see the live pottery making.

Late afternoon have short walk around the market along the side of the Mekong river..  Evening back to hotel and rest.

Day 5: Luang Prabang – Departure (B)
After breakfast, visit Ban Phanom – Weaving village. This is a village steeped in the traditional textile-Making with many families in the village working their looms to provide goods for sale at the night markets. Ban Phanom Textile wiere once supplied to the Royal Family, and weavers today used many of the same techniques and patterns, resulting in the distinctly old fashioned look.

After back to city centre for Lunch and free and easy till departure. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

 

Package includes:
All accommodation as per itinerary
All meals as per itinerary
All activities and sightseeing expenses
Private vehicle with driver
Domestic flights (if any) as per itinerary
English speaking guide


Package excludes:
International airfare
Visa
All beverages
All personal expenses
Travel Insurance
Resort/hotel facilities or activities
Optional activities
Tips

 

4 Star Accommodation

Location Accommodation Website
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Resort, Sanctuary, Sala Prabang www.villasantihotel.com

www.sanctuaryhotelandresort.com

 

 

Mahout lodge Manhout lodge www.alllaoservice.com

 

5 Star Hotels

Location Accommodation Website
Luang Prabang Luangprabang View, Le Palais Juliana, www.luangprabangview.com

www.lepalaisjuliana.com

 

Mahout lodge Mahout lodge www.alllaoservice.com

 

 

 

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