DAY 1 LUANG PRABANG - ARRIVAL
Meet upon arrival at Luang Prabang
airport, transfer and check-in at the
hotel. Luang Prabang, designated as the
World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1995,
is the most charming city in Laos and
perhaps the best-preserved traditional
city in South East Asia. As an ancient
capital of Lanexang or the Land of
Million Elephants, Luang Prabang serves
a stronghold of Lao cultures with a
great sense of timelessness. Overnight
at hotel in Luang Prabang.
DAY 2 LUANG PRABANG – HALF DAY BIKING TOUR (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning
explore the back roads of
a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will
see parts of Luang Prabang only very few
visitors see. The half day bike trip
will brings you to interesting
non-touristy places in the valley of
Luang Prabang. On the way, you will
experience the daily life of the local
people, explained by our professional
guide. You will visit some handicraft
villages such as a blacksmith and a Saa
paper village; a local market where you
can explore the local food; a temple
ruin which has been destroyed during a
war period; a cremation ground; and an
orphanage school with 400 children.
You will be met at the hotel at 08.30
and you can expect to be back around
Good quality mountain bikes, a helmet
and drinking water is provided. The
trails are mostly flat and about 30%
unpaved. Remaining of the afternoon is
free at leisure. Accommodation at hotel
in Luang Prabang.
DAY 3 LUANG PRABANG – MAHOUT EXPERIENCE (B/L/D)
This "living like a Mahout" program
is unique in Laos and offers you a very
exceptional experience with the
protected Elephants in the
Village in Luang Prabang. Follow the day
with the Elephant Mahout (Elephant
keeper) and learn about their life in
the project area. You can experience
Elephant bathing, riding, feeding and
sharing time with Elephants... in the
most beautiful area around Luang Prabang.
08:30 Pick up from hotel in Luang
Prabang, and drive to the Elephant
Village, outside of Luang Prabang. Start
trekking through Jungle by sitting on
elephant howdah/chair. Return back to
Elephant Village for buffet lunch.
Introducing elephant and mahout,
interaction time to learn more about
Elephants. Then enjoy again the ride
elephant to jungle and to overnight
Afterwards, take relaxation with
shower and free time. Dinner and
accommodation at Lao Spirit Resort.
DAY 4 ELEPHANT BATHING – LUANG PRABANG (B/L/-)
Early morning walk to bring elephant
back from the jungle. Then, bath the
elephant in the river. Afterwards,
return to the lodge for breakfast.
After breakfast prepare for your
return with further activities depending
on your booking. (This package include
either a village and mountain Trek or
Kayak tour back to Luang Prabang)
Arrive back to Luang Prabang.
Accommodation at hotel in Luang Prabang.
DAY 5 LUANG PRABANG – KUANGSI WATERFALL - DEPARTURE (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the local
fresh morning market. Departure by road
to the Kuangsi Waterfalls. The
waterfalls tumble over multi – tiered
limestone formations into cool, clear
pools ideal for swimming and relaxing.
On the way to the waterfalls, visit the
Khmu minority village of Ban Thapaene.
Take a short walk around the village for
a glimpse of their lifestyle. Picnic
lunch nearby the waterfalls.
Return to Luang Prabang and transfer
to airport for departure flight.
Note: This program can easily be
connected with Thailand, Cambodia and