Luang Prabang- Pak Ou Cave- Kungsi Waterfall-Bear Sanctuary 4 Days 3 Nights

The Land of a Million Elephants is one of the Asia’s most enchanting destinations. Stunning natural beauty, a fascinating culture and a wealth of activities make Laos a superb destination for backpackers and independent travelers. Lao has a rich array of historical, cultural and Eco tourist attractions.

Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival (meals incl: L/D)

Arrival luangprabang welcome by local guide and transfer to hotel for check in and set out for a sightseeing tour, which includes stops at important LuangPrabang temples like Wat Visoun (known as the ‘Watermelon Stupa’ on account of its spherical shape) and Wat Mai. We’ll also see the 16th century temple Wat Xieng Thong, which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of the city’s architecture.

We end the day by walking up Phousi Hill – the 328 steps lead to the summit and provide the finest panoramic city view then enjoy shopping at the lively street evening market at Sisavang Vong Road.

Overnight in Luangprabang.

Day 2: Luang Prabang- Pak Ou Cave (meals incl: B/L/ D)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the boat pier for a boat trip on the Mekong River to visit Pak ou cave with thousand of antique Buddha images located in front of Pak ou, On the way back, stop to visit Ban Sanghai local rice whisky distillation and ancient pottery village.

Lunch is at local restaurant overlooking the Mekong and cruising downstream for a 02 hours on the Mekong River. Visit Ban Muang keo where locals collecting river-weed, making one of the most distinctive snacks of Luang Prabang. Return to Luang Prabang by the same boat, continue by car to visit Ban Xangkhong, the well-known village for its wood paper making and also Lao silk weaving with natural dyes, where you can do shopping there , then transfer back to your hotel for a free evening on your own.

Overnight in Luangprabang.

Day 3: Luang Prabang- Kungsi Waterfall & Bear Sanctuary (meals incl: B/ L/ D)

After breakfast at the hotel.

We will visit the National Museum and the former Royal Palace, home to a collection of valuables including the famous Prabang Buddha statue as well as gifts received from foreign dignitaries.

A winding road takes you through small minority villages (Lao Lum, Khmu &Hmong ) and rice paddies into the lush area of kungsi water fall. As you wander through the cool rain forest you will come upon a majestic tiered water fall tumbling a 100 meters over white limestone formations into turquoise multi-level pools. It is possible to cool off in some of the pools below, or just wade in the water. Walk down the path that follows the stream, passing small pools and ancient trees before arriving at the bear sanctuary. Asiatic black bears, now a class I endangered species, are poached throughout Asia for their supposed medicinal value, young cubs are trafficked from Laos to ‘Bile farms’ where they are kept imprisoned in small cages while their bile is extracted. Free the bears fund established the rescue centre at Tad Kungsi to care for bears rescued from illegal poachers and traders. The rescue centre is now home to around 23 bears from newly orphaned cubs to full grown adults. Get back to Luangprabang late after noon.

Overnight in Luangprabang.

Day 4: Luang Prabang- Departure (meals incl: B/ L)

We have an optional early wake-up call to participate in giving food to hundreds of Buddhist monks returning from dawn prayers. Otherwise we take a stroll through the morning market. We then head back to the hotel for breakfast.

After break fast at the hotel We’ll pay a visit to The Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre – the first exhibition space and fair trade store dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of Laos’ traditional arts and lifestyles and visit Watmai and transfer to airport flight to next destination.

End of services!

Quotation:

4Days/3Nights Tour price in USD per person
Sup. SGL
Categories 1 2 3 4 – 6 7 – 9 10-14 15 +
Deluxe 1490 820 735 598 650 620 590 480
Superior 1130 650 565 525 460 450 420 275
Standard 1050 610 525 486 425 410 385 174
Applied for child from 5 to 11 yrs old.

–          Sharing bed with adult: 50% of tour cost.

–          Extra bed: 75% of tour cost.

–          Twin sharing: 100% of tour cost

Inclusive of above prices: Exclusive of above prices:
• Transportation in private with air-conditions.

• Accommodation in double/twin share room.

• Local English speaking guide.

•   Admission fee to indicated sights.

• Meals: Daily breakfast at hotel with 4 Lunches + 3 Dinners at Local restaurants in Lao set menu.

• Gov’t tax and service charge.

• Luggage handling and water + cold towel during the Tour only.

·      1 FOC for 16 Pax up based on twin/double share room

·         Visa stamping fee on arrival

·         All air tickets (quoted separately)

·         Travel Insurance in all kinds

·         Single room (quoted separately)

·         Other foreign language guide(quoted separately)

·         Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

·         Other not mentioned in program

·         Optional tours

·         Deluxe meal/Meal at the hotel

·         Any kind soft drink

Hotel will be used:

Hotels quoted in above package based on ROH and similar category
City Option Hotel name & Phone
Luang Prabang
Deluxe Luangprabang view hotel                            (Superior Room)
Superior Santi Resort & spa                                         (Deluxe Room)
Standard My Dream Boutique Resort & Spa              (Classic Room)