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Laos Travel Agency, Adventures in Laos, ORLA TOURS Luang Prabang

Family Journey in Luang Prabang



TOUR CODE :  DE 1008


TIME PERIOD : during the whole year

DURATION : 8 days + 7 nights

GUIDING : english speaking guide 

PRIVATE GROUP : from 3 to 14 people

HIGHLIGHTS : 8 days + 7 nights

  • cultural tour of Luang Prabang

  • cruise on the Mekong

  • meeting with elephants

  • learn rice cultivation

  • craft workshops

  • visit of temples, markets and cave

  • nature hike (easy level)

PRICE PER PERSON : 1 225 USD (group of 4 people)

Decreasing according to the number of people

DAY 01

Arrival in Luang Prabang

Arrival in Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your driver will pick you up at the airport and then drop you at your hotel. Free time to rest.

Meals : -, -, -  //  Night : charming hotel with swimming pool

Itinerary : Luang Prabang

Day without guide

DAY 02

Luang Prabang by bike, its temples and markets

Cultural tour of the city by bike with the guide: morning market, Royal Palace, Vat Mai, Vat Sene, Vat Xiengthong, Vat Visoun. Walk through the historic sector, then visit Ban XangKhong, to discover how to make paper "Sa" from mulberry. Climb up the 328 steps of Mount Phousi to admire the magnificent panorama. Visit of the night market in the main street.

Meals : B, L, - //  Night : charming hotel with swimming pool

Itinerary : Luang Prabang

Activities : biking + paper "Sa" making

DAY 03

Hiking at KuangSi waterfalls

At sunrise, volunteers can attend the traditional ceremony of almsgiving to the monks (without guide). Then, departure by minivan on the mountain tracks to reach and visit a village of the Hmong ethnic group. Hike in the nature for 3h until the springs of the impressive Kuang Si waterfalls located in the middle of the jungle. Afternoon free at the waterfalls, swimming, visit of the bear sanctuary.

Meals : B, L, -  //  Night : charming hotel with swimming pool

Itinerary : Luang Prabang - Hmong village - Kuang Si

Activities : 2h30 to 3h hiking

DAY 04

Pottery workshop and visit of ancient temples

On the banks of the Mekong facing Luang Prabang, the atmosphere, far from the tourists, is totally different. Morning at the pottery village of Ban Chane and pottery workshop with a craftsman. He will show where they collect the clay, how they work it, the techniques of modelling and baking, ... In the afternoon, visit of the temples Vat Xiengmène, Vat Chomphet and Vat Longkhoun. These offer spectacular views of Luang Prabang.

Meals : B, L, -  //  Night : charming hotel with swimming pool

Itinerary : Luang Prabang - Ban Chane - Chomphet

Activities : pottery workshop

DAY 05

Local meeting with the Khamu ethnic group

Traditional slow boat cruise on the Mekong. On the way, visit of the PakOu caves that host thousands of Buddha statues. Arrival at the Kamu Lodge around 12h and settlement in your tents converted into rooms. Afternoon to relax or discover the traditional way of life of the Khamu ethnic group. Optional activities: rice planting and harvesting, gold panning, traditional fishing, village tour, archery competition. Typical Khamu dinner.

Meals : B, L, D  //  Night : charming lodge

Itinerary : Luang Prabang - grottes de PakOu - Kamu Lodge

Activities : 2h30 cruising + large choice of countryside activities

DAY 06

Discovery of rice cultivation

Free morning to enjoy this exceptional place and the various activities offered. Lunch in the middle of rice fields, before boarding on the boat at 2pm for the way back to Luang Prabang. Arrival in the middle of the afternoon, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free of activities.

Meals : B, L, -  //  Night : charming hotel

Itinerary : Kamu lodge - Luang Prabang

Activities : large choice

DAY 07

Day with Elephants & Tad Sae Waterfalls

Visit of the elephant camp "Elephant village camp", with the company of these huge animals. The mahouts will explain their job and their very particular relationship with the pachyderms. A bareback ride on the back of an elephant. It's a unique experience! The day continues with a small boat ride to reach the beautiful Tad Sae waterfalls with turquoise water (from August to the end of December). Free time to swim and relax.

Meals : B, L, -  //  Night : charming hotel with swimming pool

Itinerary : Luang Prabang

Activities : 30mn of elephant riding + 10mn cruising

DAY 08

Last moments in Laos

Free time until your transfer to the airport.

Meals : B, -, - //  Night : not included

Itinerary : Luang Prabang - ...

Day without guide

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