4 Days Luang Prabang Classic Tour

4-day classic tour of Luang Prabang city to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang with historical sites, ancient pagodas, and beautiful nature. You will experience all the best of Luang Prabang. Situated in the centre of northern Laos, Luang Prabang is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding cultural, historic and architectural values and its harmonious relationship between the nature and people.


  • Walking along the small street of Luang Prabang and admire the local life.
  • Visit various temple and museum in the ancient town of Luang Prabang to learn about the culture of Laos
  • Visit local villages to learn about their daily life.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1. Arrival in Luang Prabang – Baci Ceremony
  • Day 2. Morning Alms Giving – Cruise to Pak Ou Caves
  • Day 3. Elephant Village and Tad Sae Waterfalls
  • Day 4. Kuang Si Waterfalls – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Luang Prabang – Baci Ceremony

Sightseeing and Activities:

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Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, your guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. After a short break, climb to Phousi Mountain in the heart of the town, full of charming temples that blend into the surrounding rock outcrops. You can admire the whole town from the top. Visit the sacred gilded stupa, and then head down to the night market to explore a variety of vegetarian and Southeast Asian-style souvenirs.

Day 2. Morning Alms Giving – Cruise to Pak Ou Caves

Sightseeing and Activities:

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Today, you can explore the city by visiting the 18th century Buddhist temple Wat Sene. Head to Wat Xieng Thong for more religious insights. Sail along the upper Mekong and admire the peaceful countryside on both sides. Stop to visit Banshanhai Village, which features distilled rice wine.

Later, admire the Pak Ou Caves, which dates back thousands of years and contains more than 4,000 Buddha statues.

On the way back to Luang Prabang, visit Ban Phanom, a village featuring cotton and linen and silk weaving. In the afternoon, arrive at Wat Visoun, then stop at Wat Aham with stone stupas and prayer halls decorated with colored fresco sand, and reach the Wat Mai with golden Buddha statues and wood carvings ( Wat Mai) stopped. Finally, visit the Royal Palace Museum, a great place to learn about Laos and its unique history.

Day 3. Elephant Village and Tad Sae Waterfalls

Sightseeing and Activities:

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It is worth getting up early and attending morning alms ceremony from a distance. It is usually held at 5:30 AM and from this moment you can see the entire religious ceremony. After the ceremony, do n’t skip the morning market, this is a very good wet market, displaying local specialties, spices, fish, meat, etc. Visit Ban Ouay village and experience the living environment of Lao ethnic minorities.

Afterwards, drive to the breathtaking Khouang Si Waterfall, a great place to enjoy the breathtaking views, you can take a swim and enjoy a truly wonderful experience. Transfer to the village of Ban Xang Khong and enjoy the sunset at Wat Phabath, which is considered an important place of pilgrimage because the shrine has a huge “footprint” of Buddha.

Day 4. Kuang Si Waterfalls – Departure

Sightseeing and Activities:

Enjoy some leisure time before leaving for the airport to fly to next destination.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.