Arts & Handicraft escapade in Luang Prabang, 4 days

DAY 1    LUANG PRABANG: ARRIVAL AND THEATRE SHOW
Upon arrival, welcome by the local guide at Luang Prabang airport and check-in at the hotel. Note: Rooms are available from 2pm. Depart for a first discovery of Luang Prabang, the former royal capital which today is listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Visit Vat Visoun and its Singhalese-style stupa, then the That Makmo, and Vat Aham, one of the main shrines of the city that is dedicated to the ancestors. In the early evening transfer to attend a theater performance, the show consists of traditional dances based on the epic tale of Ramayana. Return back to the hotel.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 2    LUANG PRABANG: FRESCOS & HANDICRAFT VILLAGES                 (B /L)
After breakfast, explore the city with the famous Wat Xieng Thong, considered as the most beautiful temple of Luang Prabang. Its layered roofs going down to the ground make it one of the icons of the city. Then depart by boat to the temple of Vat Longkhoune, famous for its frescoes of the eighteenth century.  The tour is followed by an excursion on a traditional boat along the Mekong River, toward the sacred site of Pak Ou. Along the way, stop at Ban Xang Hai Village, specializing in the sticky rice wine distillation. Inside a cliff overlooking the river, at the exact spot where the Nam Ou flows into the Mekong, Pak Ou consists of two sacred caves housing thousands of Buddha statues. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, continue by boat toward Ban Xang Khong, a weaving village also renowned for their papermaking. Here, paper became an art which is transmitted from generation to generation. Finally, return back to Luang Prabang by road, the rest of the afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 3    LUANG PRABANG: VISIT A WEAVING CENTER AND THE TRADITIONAL ARTS CENTRE           (B /L)
After breakfast, transfer to Ock Pop Tok weaving center. Ideally located on the riverside, the center offers the opportunity to participants to discover the weaver craftmanship. Upon arrival, an initiation about silkworms and the different types of fabrics and then, preparation of pigments growing in the garden that will be used for silk thread dyeing. The centre gives the opportunity to learn directly from local craftsmen. Return back to the city center at around noon for lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the former Royal Palace now a national Museum (closed on Tuesdays), which has a collection of personal items that used to belong to the Lao kings. Then visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center of Luang Prabang (closed on Mondays), a museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of traditional arts and lifestyles of the numerous ethnic groups of the country. By the end of the day, walk to the night market and discover the Lao specialties.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 4    LUANG PRABANG                                         (B)
After breakfast, free time at leisure. Note: Rooms shall be released by 12pm (noon). Depending on the flight schedule, transfer to the airport for the departure flight.
End of our services.

INCLUSIONS
Accommodation in shared double or twin room at selected hotels
Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program
English speaking guide except during free time
Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned in the program
Cruises in a private boat
Meals as mentioned on the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner
Government taxes currently in force (V.A.T.)

EXCLUSIONS
Visa fee (possible at arrival with 2 ID photos. Fee depending on nationality)
International flights and airport taxes
Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned

 

Departure date
E.g., 18 Dec 2017
$730.00
Price dates: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
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