Explore Luang Prabang-Nong Khiau-Nam Kat Yorlapa-Pak Beng-Luang Prabang

  • Destinations: Luang Prabang, Nongkhiau, Pakbeng
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Type: Culture & History, Minorities, Nature, River Cruise

Welcome to Luang Prabang, the UNESCO World Heritage city. Enjoy the charming French colonial architecture and get inspired by the old temples. Then get on a boat to cruise the mighty Mekong River and admire the famous Pak Ou Buddha caves, then we will go to Nongkhiau and boat trip up along Ou River about 1hour & half to Muang Ngoi and we then continue a boat trip upstream along Ou river about 40minutes to Sopcheang Village, where Lao Loum, Lao Terng and Kamu live there.

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Day 1

Arrive in Luang Prabang-City Tours (Meal-Lunch)

Welcome to Luang prabang. Upon arrival, Meet your guide transfer to your hotel.
After lunch, Visit National museum, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; visit Wat Xieng Thong, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2

Hmong Village Trek– Kuang Si Waterfall (Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)

Early morning, You may want to get early to participate an Arm-Giving, hundred of monks walking along side walk to collect rice, food and fruits from laymen.
Around 0900am, Meet your guide and Visit Ock Pop Tok Weaving Center, where local are weavers and you can also find local nice silks: https://ockpoptok.com/. After that we will enjoy a short visit through the Luang Prabang countryside. On the way you pass through beautiful scenery and rural landscapes with rice terraces and pineapple fields. You visit Ban Long Lao, a local H’mong village where the culture, customs and language are all different to mainstream Laos. Your trek starts from the H’mong village and takes about three hours through primary forest and jungle on the way visit the Hermit cave and refreshment at the spring before reaching the spectacular Kuang Si Waterfall. Lunch can be taken at the falls with time for relaxation, swimming and the possibility to climb to the top of the waterfall. On return, stop and short tour visit Buffalo Dairy Farm: http://www.laosbuffalodairy.com/, The tour will be lasted about 40minutes -Tour included a guide tour of the mini farm, Buffalo feeding & Washing, Milking Demonstration, & Feeding Chickens and rabbits. Afterwards you return to Luang Prabang in time to catch the sun setting over the Mekong. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 3

Luang Prabang – Nong Khiaw(Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast, Meet your guide and Continue to Nongkhiau about 3hours drive. Upon arrival, Check in at your lodge. Afternoon, We begin a boat trip up along Ou River about 1hour & half to Muang Ngoi and we then continue a boat trip upstream along Ou river about 40minutes to Sopcheang Village, where Lao Loum, Lao Terng and Kamu live there. Along the way, you can see stunning view of the landscape and its beautiful nature. Arrive the village, walking around to see local live. After that return to Muang Ngoy, Walking around the small town to see local lives and its beautiful landscape, relax, take nice photos. Late afternoon, Cruise down along Ou river back to Nong Khiau. Overnight in Nong Khiau.

Day 4

Nong Khiau-Donekhoun Village-100Water Fall trek-Nong Khiau(Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)

Around 0900am, Meet your guide and enjoy a boat trip about an out down stream along Ou river to Donekhoun village to see lives. Some Hmong, Lao Terng and Kamu live there. You then start soft trekking few hours you will see only water and jungle and hear the sound of clear waterfall cascades. The pools around you are very inviting for a refreshing splash. Your guide will lead you through the cascades and prepare a local style lunch on the falls in the middle of it all. Then we’ll take a small villagers’ trail from the top of the falls back down into the valley; along the way, you’ll take in views of the landscapes of the Nam Ou valley. Hiking back to the village, we’ll have more time to observe the daily life here before heading back by boat to Nong Khiaw. Overnight in Nong Khiau.

Day 5

Nong Khiau-Nam Kat Yorlapa Resort(Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)

Today, Meet your guide and Enjoy easily walking along main road, taking nice photos, Just consult with your guide. After that bring picnic lunch on van and continue to Udomxai about 3hour & half to 4hour drive. Arrive in Udomxai, We drive up Wat Phouthat to see the whole view of the town and its beautiful landscape.  After that we continue to Namkat Yorla Pa Resort for an overnight. After check in, You can exploring by bicycles in that area at your leisurely. Overnight at Namkat Yorala Pa Resort.

Day 6

Nam Kat Yoralapa -Pak Beng(Meals-Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast, Meet your guide and Continue to Pakbeng about 5hour drive. You can stop along the way, Just consult with your guide. Arrive in Pak Beng, check in at your hotel. After that Walking along Khong river blank to explore small town and local market of Pak Beng. Overnight in Pak Beng.

Day 7

Pak Beng – Ou cave-Luang Prabang (Meals-Breakfast Lunch)

Cruise down operated every  Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
http://www.shompoocruise.com/
At 08:00 AM, the boat leaves Pakbeng. Lunch is served on board. In the afternoon, we will make two stop. First, we will visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images. The second stop will be at the Lao Lao village, commonly known as the Whisky Village. In there, the guide will provide information about the locally made rice whisky, and you will have the chance to taste it if you wish. You will also have time to enjoy the charm of this small and authentic village, its temple and local artisans. You will be served a typical snack and drink on board in the afternoon. We will arrive in Luang Prabang around 04:30pm, Mete your driver and transfer to your hotel.  Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 8

Luang Prabang-Depart(Meals-Breakfast)

Today, You are free and relax until your flight time, Meet your guide and transfer you to airport for your departure flight. End of trip.


Please make your choice below or contact us for other suggestions.

Luang Prabang hotels

RatingTypeName
Superior (SUP)villachitdara
Superior (SUP)maisondalabua
Deluxe (DLX)luangprabangview

Nongkhiau hotels

RatingTypeName
Standard(STD)Nongkiau riverside
VIP roomView point Hotel(No website)

Oudomxay hotels

RatingTypeName
Deluxe (DLX)Namkatyorlapa

Pakbeng hotels

RatingTypeName
Deluxe(DLX)Santuary pakbeng Hotel
Mekong VillaLegrand pakbeng

The pricing for this tour varies according to group size and time of year.

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Price includes:

1. Accommodation at hotel base on twin sharing basis
2. Air conditioned transportation
3. Tours as per itinerary including entry fee
4. Meals as indicated on itinerary
5. English speaking guide
6. Drinking water, cool towel refreshments during the trip
7. Private boat trip to Pak Ou Cave
8. Lao Tax

Price does not include:

1. Meals other than those mentioned in the program.
2. Personal items & hotel incidental charges.
3. Personal drinks at the meal times.
4. Gratuities to the guide, driver or hotel’s porter
5. Internationa airport tax (US$ 10.-)
6. Laos visa on arrival ($30.-)

Payment policy

Deposit 30% of total amount after confirmation of the tour packages.
Total payment should be made 25 days before tour start.

Cancellation policy

Less than 30 days: 20 % charge
Less than 20 days: 40 % charge
Less than 15 days: 50 % charge
Less than one week: 70 % of the tour price
No show: 100% charge

Child policy

Under 24 months old:
sharing twin room with 2 adults in the same bed is free of charge (if an extra bed is needed, charge is as described below).

02-12 years:
sharing twin room with 2 adults – 25% discount for an extra bed and breakfast and 50% discount without extra bed and breakfast