Traverse through Luang Prabang where you will immerse yourself in the culture of Laos by visiting the Morning Market, temples and museums!
Begin your day by being properly fitted on the correct sized mountain bicycle at the bicycle shop and you will also be given a short briefing on the safety of mountain bicycles before heading to the Morning Market. Embark to the Morning Market where you will have all of your senses assaulted by the sights of a heavy crowd, the sounds of people bartering and the smell of the spices and herbs lingering in the air. Explore the lively street where you will behold the sights of interesting goods being sold which includes fresh vegetables and even live frogs are on display.
Explore the serene nature of one of the grandest monasteries in the city, Wat Mai that is the largest and one of the most beautifully decorated temples that were constructed in the 18th century. The temple is also the home of the Emerald Buddha that sits within the walls of the temple. Head to the National Museum, which was formerly the home of the Lao King, where you will gain some insight on the history and culture of Laos by viewing the exhibits that were collected, which includes some interesting pottery shards, Khmer sculptures and remnants from early historical times. Traverse to the beautiful Wat Xieng Thong temple that is known for its extraordinary beauty as it features a more Luang Prabang-style of architecture with its beautiful low sweeping roof.
You will be provided with a delicious lunch that will surely fire your sense of taste and leave your tummy feeling full. Then, you will head to either UXO Museum, where you will learn about the unexploded ordnance and how Laos is one of the most heavily bombed countries or you will travel to the Ock Pop Tok, where you admire the beautiful textiles that represents the beauty of Laos culture. Your final stop would be to the Wat Visoun temple, that was constructed in 1513 and thus one of the oldest temple in Luang Prabang. Discover a wide array of ancient artefacts and precious goods that are present in the temple, all of which are associated with Buddhism and the royal family. Within the Wat Visoun temple, there stands an enormous stupa that exudes eternal glory and beauty, which makes the stupa a perfect backdrop for your pictures! Traverse to the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre that is highly devoted to preserving and collecting ancient artefacts relating to the ethnic groups in Laos when it was established in 2006. The museum holds an ever-growing collection of artefacts belonging to the ethnic minority group in Laos so take plenty of time to discover each one.
15 - 30 days prior to the tour date, 30% of total package payment incurred.
7 - 14 days prior to the tour date, 50% of total package payment incurred.
1 - 6 days prior to the tour date, 100% of total package payment incurred.
No show, and cancellations on the tour date: No refund allowed.