Early morning, enjoy giving Alms Bowl to the monks on the street for making a merit. The Buddhist monks carry for their collection of food as they walk around the village near by only one time a day, early morning. It's a belief that in order to give people to gain merit before they will start their day life, normally people will have to go to Buddhist temple, but in this case it's to give people opportunity to do at home, it is not the way of begging as they never ask for any food and even wait for those who are late for giving alms in the morning.Get a Free Quote Ask a Question
After arriving at the Lao Spirit Resort experience the protected Elephants at the “Elephant Park Project” along the Nam Khan riverbanks. Enjoy the 1 hr. Elephant ride on the back of a protected Asian Elephant. A short and easy hiking tour will lead you out into the Fair Trek project area where villages proﬁt directly from your visit. A small Khmu community lives below a high rising mountain range. Depending on the time available your Lao style Lunch will be served at Ban Houay Fai and return to Tad Sae waterfall, boat ride back to Lao Spirit Resort. Your car will bring you back to Luang Prabang. (in dry season Tad Sae waterfall is dry)
Duration: walking time total 3 hours (easy terrain).
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After 1 hour drive into the hills west of Luang Prabang, the trek starts with a visit of the Khmu village of Ban Longlao Nung. Close by lies the Hmong village Ban Longlao Song. You can observe the life styles of these two culturally very different minority groups. Despite these differences, the villagers work together and share the same school. Leaving this rural setting, the trail leads along rice fields and vegetable gardens before reaching the wooded mountains with some steeper parts. A cave is explored on the way, which served as a bomb shelter for the villagers living in this valley during the Second Indochina War. One more hour of trekking takes you to the crystal clear water of just one of the springs that feed the Kuang Xi waterfall: a beautiful pool full of big sacred fish. After descending from the top of the waterfall, a Lao-style lunch is served in a lush setting. The afternoon is spent bathing and relaxing in the turquoise pools below and visiting the young bears living in a sanctuary close to the entrance gate, before we transfer you back to Luang Prabang 1 hour.
Duration (approx.): trekking 4 hours / drive 2 hours