Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall – Luang Prabang – Pak Ou – Kamu Lodge – Luang Prabang – Vientiane

Discover the wonders of Laos through Luang Prabang, Kuang Si, Pak Ou and Vientiane, with a stay at the Eco- Kamu Lodge settled in natural and pastoral environment. Explore Laos' Heritage Site and ancient Buddhist temples and pagodas surrounded by a beautiful natural environment.

Tour Highlights

  • Experiencing the beauty and serenity of Luang Prabang, spiritual centre and former capital of Laos
  • Witnessing an ancient Buddhist offering to hundred of orange-robed monks as the sun rises over the mountains beyond Luang Prabang
  • Learning how to cook delicious Laotian dishes
  • Cruising on the Mekong River in a local slow boat
  • Staying in exclusive Kamu Lodge an eco-lodge set in lush tropical wilderness
  • Trying your hand at rice planting and traditional fishing in rustic villages
  • Visiting the remains of pre-Angkorian Khmer civilization in southern Laos

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Luang Prabang
On arrival in Luang Prabang you will be picked up by our local driver and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you wilcapital of Laos before climbing the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding countryside. In the evening you will get the chance to stop at the hill tribe market. Your overnight stay will be in Luang Prabang.

Day 2 - Luang Prabang (B)
After breakfast, you will visit the beautiful Wat Xieng Thong showing its best face in the morning sun, before heading to the former Royal Palace, now the National Museum and Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-reliefs. In the afternoon, you will continue the exploration of the cozy town with stops at Wat That, Wat Visun and Wat Aham. You will cross the Mekong for a walk on the opposite riverside and a climb to Wat Chompet for a different view of the city for sunset. Your overnight stay will be in Luang Prabang.

Day 3 - Luang Prabang-Kuang Si Waterfall– Luang Prabang (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a visit to Kuang Si Waterfall, south west of Luang Prabang with stops en-route to visit some ethnic minority villages. It is possible to walk to the top of the falls via a steep track and if the weather is good you can swim in the clear water at the foot of the falls. Return to Luang Prabang. Rest of the afternoon free at leisure. Your overnight stay will be in Luang Prabang.

Day 4 - Luang Prabang-Pak Ou-Kamu Lodge (B,L,D)
A very special (optional) dawn visit – highly recommended - before breakfast to witness the long lines of orange-robed monks leaving their pagodas to receive offerings of food from Luang Prabang residents. Back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, you will embark for a boat trip on the Mekong River to visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. In Pak Ou, thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues are crammed into the two caves carved out of a towering limestone cliff. They range in size from a few centimetres to the size of a human. Continue upriver for 45 minutes to reach the Kamu Lodge. In a unique setting and with original (and optional) activities like rice planting, gold panning and fishing in the Mekong, this eco-oriented lodge will make you live a very different Laos experience. Your overnight stay will be at the Kamu Lodge.

After some time to relax at the lodge, head back to Luang Prabang by boat. In the afternoon visit a weaving village where traditional Lao textiles are woven and where Sa paper is made. Stop at Wat Pa Phon Pao, a forest retreat before transferring to the airport for the evening flight back to Vientiane. In Vientiane, transfer to your hotel on arrival. Your overnight stay will be in Vientiane.

Day 6 - Vientiane (B)
Full day dedicated to visit the capital city, Vientiane, with Wat Sisaket and its thousands of miniature Buddha statues, Wat Prakeo, Wat Simuang, the That Luang Monument, Vientiane’s own Arc de Triomphe, the Patouxai Monument and the Talat Sao or Morning market. For individual travelers (maximum 5 passengers) a foot reflexology massage is included at the end of the afternoon. Your overnight stay will be in Vientiane.

Day 7 - Depart Vientiane (B)
After breakfast, free at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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