Depart Chiang Rai this morning and drive to Chiang Khong before crossing the Mekong River. Travel onto the Ban Namkeung village - a community of houses on stilts near the river. Afternoon return to Houei Xay for shopping.
Depart by traditional slow boat down the Mekong River to Pakbeng with SHOMPOO Cruises. You will be transferred to the boat by Tuk Tuk for check in. Cruise downstream stopping at Kamu Village before arriving at Pakbeng.
Continue downstream towards Luang Prabang. Stop to visit Pak Ou Caves, which house thousands of Buddha statues ranging in size from a few centimetres to the size of a human. Late afternoon arrive at Luang Prabang where you will be met and transferred to you hotel.
Start this morning in offering Alms to the local Buddhist Monks. Later travel to Kwang Si waterfall located 30km south of Luang Prabang, swimming and hiking around the fall is suggested. A short stop is made to visit minority villages Wat Phon Pao, shows traditional Buddhist scenes through paintings. Afternoon, short excursion to Ban Xang Khong and Ban Xieng Lek, these villages have specialised for many years in manufacturing and selling products made from silk and Saa Paper.
Day at leisure for you to wander around the temples or visit the local shops.
acc_item title="Day 6: "]At leisure until your transfer to airport for your domestic flight to Vientiane. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel stopping on the way at That Luang Stupa, victory monument Pratuxai visit Phon Thong Savang - food market. [/acc_item]
acc_item title="Day 7: "]A visit is made to Buddha Park where 200 Buddhist and religious images dating back over 500 years. A short visit to Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge for photos. Stopping on the way back at Dong Mak Khai market. Tonight end your day with a traditional Lao dinner & show. [/acc_item]
acc_item title="Day 8: "]Day at leisure until your transfer to the airport or Thai Friendship bridge. [/acc_item]
private tour departs daily
All accommodation as stated including daily breakfast, all sightseeing including entrance fees, all transport mentioned, local English Speaking guide(s), additional meals detailed, full pre-departure information and contact number.