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A small long trail motorboat down stream on Nam Khan River, passing the base of stunning karsts Mountain through various small villages, but exciting fun rapids, en route stop to visit Tad Sea where the biggest beautiful cascaded in the forest with a cool natural swimming pool, you may splash refreshment with a cool and white water spring in a big pool.

Day 1: Bangkok – Luang Prabang (L/D)1

Upon arrival at the airport, you are greeted and brought to the hotel by our guide. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we are riding to visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then climb up 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 experience the Street Night Market where you can find traditional textile collections, gifts and souvenirs. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 2: Luang Prabang – Tad Sea (B/L)

Breakfast, as we set our full   biking tour, journey out towards the 13th south of Luang Prabang route, passing by varied local villages while enjoying mountain Ataculars and splendid scenery of unspoiled forest path. Our biking route will take approximately 18km on a good pave road and 01km on a rugged road to Ban An, just before Tad Sea. Upon arrival, we take a small long trail motorboat downstream on Nam Khan River, passing the base of stunning karsts Mountain through various small villages, via exciting rapids, en route stop to visit Tad Sea where the biggest beautiful cascaded in the forest with a cool natural swimming pool, you may splash refreshment with a cool and white water spring in a big pool. The picnic lunch ready for you on a Sala terrace, where you can view over the pool. After enjoying your lunch, then we continue our boat trip downstream to a retrace site of the French explorer Henri Mouhot’s Tomb, who stem bled across Angkor Wat in 1860, but succumbed to a malarial attack in Luang Prabang on 10th November in following year. We are returning to Luang Prabang by our difference biking route as your bicycle has been brought along with provided our transportation and advance awaiting you at local boat pier, just near by Ban Phanom, we overland and ride to visit the best well-known of weaving village of Tai Lue who used to make silk weaving textiles to Lao former royal family. You may also purchase a sample of  silk – products or 100% cotton textile items from local community. We then ride to Luang Prabang by late afternoon, enjoying a short biking guided tour in a small dream – like city of Luang Prabang by sunset. Over night in Luang Prabang.

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Biking to Pak Ou Caves (B/L/D)2

Breakfast, we are heading out the small dream – like former royal capital towards the north of Luang Prabang on a good paved road approximately 22km and on a rugged road 3km, we are reaching at the village of Ban Pak Ou. After enjoying your picnic lunch, we cross Mekong River to Pak Ou and Thamting Caves, just located on the Mekong river bank, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. We then embark on a Mekong River traditional boat downstream, which your bicycle can be brought along with. On the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine and next stop will be at Wat Long Khoune, a royal family temple patronage, Sakkarine Caves and Ban Xieng Mene, a pottery kiln village. Cross Mekong and land at local boat pier. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Departure (B/L)

Breakfast, we are riding to visit The National Museum at the Former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the time of the early kings right through the last sovereign. As our city exploring is on, we continue visiting the local market at Phosi Market, where we can find the tropical local foods of Luang Prabang displace. As your time is rush, after enjoying your lunch, we transfer you to airport

GroupCost: US$ per pax 2 pax 3-6 pax 7-11 pax 12-15 pax 16-19 pax Singular Lunch Dinner
Superior 302 257 230 203 202 123 41 50
First Class 343 298 271 245 243 145 50 62
Deluxe 520 475 446 421 420 341 62 82
City Standard Superior First Class Deluxe
Luang Prabang Manoluck Villa Santi The Grand La Residence

 

Tour includes

- Transportation in private air-conditioned
- Accommodation in 2 star hotel with twin sharing
- Boat trip as mentioned above
- English or French speaking guide
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Domestic gov’t tax and service charge
- Luggage handling

Tour excludes

- Visa stamping fee on arrival US$30.00/pax
- International airport departure tax US$10.00/pax
- Domestic airticket with airport tax
- International air tickets to/from Laos or Vietnam
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Meals: (lunch or dinner, quoted separately)
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others