Luang Prabang Heritage

GDL-Luang-Prabang-3This guided tour takes you around the beautiful UNESCO world heritage city of Luang Prabang and the major historical sights before heading out of town to explore the fantastic scenic spots in the stunning surrounding countryside.

Approximately: 2 hours transfer & 5 hours sight seeing

Full day tour: City tour > Tad Kuang Xi waterfall > Wat Phousi

Luang-Prabang-Heritage-Experience-2The first half of the day is spent visiting the museum at the former Royal Palace Museum which was built between 1904 & 1905, during the French colonial times as a residence for King Sisavangvong. This fascinating museum features the original royal chambers, paintings depicting traditional Lao life, a throne room, and four of the old royal cars, including an Easel.

We then continue to the monasteries of Wat Xieng Thong which was built by King Sayasettha back in 1565. It is also known as the most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang.

The next stop is Wat Visoun temple which was built by King Visounnarath 500 years ago in 1513! After enjoying lunch we head to Ock Pop Tok weaving center - a Lao fair trade textile enterprise.

Luang-Prabang-Heritage-Experience-1The next stop is the incredibly scenic Kuang Xi Waterfall which is surrounded with turquoise blue pools and an ideal place for swimming!

You will pass by the Free the Bears Center, a rescue center for endangered Asiatic black bears. If available, chat with the centers Program Manager and learn about the pan-Asian organization which provides a home for black bears res-cued from poachers and traffickers

Back in Luang Prabang we will visit Wat Phousi to enjoy the rewarding view of the city.

Approximately: 2 hours transfer & 5 hours sight seeing 

Depart From :
Green Discovery Laos, Luang Prabang office
Returns to :
Luang Prabang
Province visited :
Luang Prabang
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
1 Day
Reference :
1 - easy
Meals :
Picnic, Lao Food
Transport :
Private Minivan, Long-tail boat
Activities :
Sight seeing, Cultural Experience
What to bring :
Hat, Sun-cream
What is included :
Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s, Transport as mentioned above, Government taxes, All entrance fees, Travel permits

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