World Heritage & Trekking
Luang Prabang

  • Destinations: Luang Prabang
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Type: 2 - 6 Days, Culture & History, Minorities, Nature, Trekking

This tour offers a great combination of sightseeing, trekking and homestay in a minority village. Firstly, discover the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, with its charming French colonial architecture and inspiring Budhist temples. Then embark on a 2-day trek through the surrounding hillside and enjoy the beautiful landscape. Overnight in a Khmu minority village to experience the local life.

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Day 1

Discover World Heritage & Temple Sites

Welcome to Luang Prabang! Upon arrival, you will meet your guide and transfer to the hotel.
After a break, 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 of handicrafts and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2

Trekking – Minority Villages – Traditional Ceremony – Homestay

We depart from Luang Prabang and drive north and uphill for about 1 ½ hours to the trek starting point. At Ban Pak Chaek, we cross the Ou River by a fishing boat and walk past Pak Chaek of a Lao Leu village. Through a valley and some rice fields we trek along in this beautiful landscape before we arrive at Huay Thuom and Yha Nang villages, which are inhabited by the Khmu ethnic minority. Get a good insight into village life during your overnight stay. Enjoy Ba Sii ceremony before dinner. Homestay at Ban Yha Nang.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Duration: approx. 1 ½ hour transfer/ 6-7 hours trekking.

Day 3

Trekking – Picnic on Mountain Top – Luang Prabang

After breakfast, we walk past an area where Hmong people are mining gold and see the Pha Pon Golden Mountain. We trek to the top of the mountain that offers a great view and stop for local picnic lunch. We continue the trek from Pha Pon area to Ban Hat Huay (Khmu). From here, we return to Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang prabang.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Duration: approx. 1 hour transfer / 6 hours trekking

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Day 4

Optional Program – Next Destination

After breakfast, relax before you transfer to the airport, or enjoy our optional program.
Meals included: breakfast

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