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Luang Prabang Provincial Break

5 nights from £1,699 per person

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
  • No credit card fees for Visa and Mastercard
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Overview

Experience the excitement of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and spiritual capital of Laos, Luang Prabang. Explore fascinating temples and relics, and integrate yourself with the local culture. Visit the Kuang Si Waterfall, where you'll be able to relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Travel to Nong Khiaw to learn more about a secret part of the Lao history and explore the historical caves. Go trekking through unspoilt villages and stunning natural landscapes, each with their own unique history. Cruise back to Nong Khiaw in a long long tail boat before heading back to Luang Prabang. (EXO)

Details

Day 1

Luang Prabang

Your private car and driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. In the late afternoon you will join the local petanque players. Try your skills at this sport, which is a favourite pastime of the Lao people. This is great fun for all ages and a brilliant introduction to the charming Lao culture. As the sun begins to set, climb the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding countryside. Return to your hotel via a stroll through the evening hill tribe market, where you may find plenty of local souvenirs to buy such as handicrafts and textiles.

Overnight: 2 nights in your chosen hotel in Luang Prabang

Standard: Le Sen Boutique Hotel | Superior: 3 Nagas Hotel | Deluxe: Satri House

Day 2

Kuang Si Waterfall

For early risers there is a very special dawn visit to watch the monks collecting the alms. It is a beautiful, serene ceremony that highlights the spiritualism of the Laos people. Return to the hotel for breakfast. This morning you’ll drive south from the city, through beautiful landscapes of rice fields, hills, and small villages to Kuang Si Waterfalls. There are also viewpoints overlooking the Mekong River, stopping en-route to visit a small village which is home to one of the area’s many ethnic minorities. Upon reaching the waterfalls, you can relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Whilst enjoying a delicious picnic lunch. For the adventurous, it is possible to walk to the top of the falls via a steep track where stunning views await you at the top.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 3

Nong Khiaw

After breakfast your guide and private car will pick you up from you hotel and you will drive to Nong Khiaw. After checking in to your hotel, enjoy lunch at Nong Khiaw Riverside. This afternoon your guide will take you on a gentle and beautifully scenic walk to the historical caves of Phathok. The Nong Khiaw villagers used this cave as a war shelter during the “Secret War”. Learn more about a secret part of the Lao history and explore the historical caves at your leisure. From the cave you will have a beautiful view of rice paddies and the valley. This evening is at your leisure to enjoy one fo the local restaurants nearby.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Overnight: 2 nights in the Nong Khiaw Riverside

Day 4

Hat Sao

Enjoy breakfast overlooking the river as the mist hangs in the valley. This morning you will be trekking through unspoilt villages and stunning landscapes. You’ll follow the Nam Ou River on small walking trails towards the village of Hat Sao. Your guide will explain more about the local lifestyle along the Nam Ou River in this mixed Lao Lum and Lao Thung village. From the village you will follow small trails through a preserved piece of jungle and into the nearby mountain range. Enjoy rice fields, forests and agricultural land on your way to a refreshing waterfall. Here a picnic lunch will be served. Take your time to relax, cool off in the natural pools and enjoy the scenery. This afternoon you will trek back to the Nam Ou River and cruise back to Nong Khiaw in a local long tail boat.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 5

Luang Prabang

Today you’ll head back to Luang Prabang where you can enjoy the day at your own leisure.

(Breakfast included)

Overnight: 1 night in your chosen hotel in Luang Prabang

Standard: Le Sen Boutique Hotel | Superior: 3 Nagas Hotel | Deluxe: Satri House

Day 6

Luang Prabang

This morning is at leisure depending on the flight times of your onward journey.

(Breakfast included)

What’s Included:

  • Scheduled international flights
  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as listed
  • Your own English speaking private guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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