Located along the Mekong River in northern Laos, Luang Prabang is famous for its Buddhist temples and laid-back atmosphere. This private tour explores the charm of this UNESCO World Heritage listed-town, visiting cultural attractions including museums and important temples. Follow your personal expert guide and driver to explore the best of Luang Prabang and the surrounding area, see streets lined with a unique blend of French colonial and traditional Lao architecture, and learn about Buddhism as well as its central role in Lao culture.
Experience Laos’ unique baci welcome ceremony, participate in alms giving ceremony and watch hundreds of young Buddhist monks walking along the streets. Explore mountain villages and meet silk weavers and contemporary textile designers, and also visit local markets. Take a memorable cruise on the Mekong River, visiting Pak Ou caves filled with Buddha statues and craft villages.
Upon request, Incense Travel can also incorporate special touring such as biking, hiking, kayaking, cooking class, photography and jungle excursions, a visit to a private home and more. This tour combines nicely with touring in Vietnam and Cambodia, or elsewhere in the region.