After being picked up at your hotel, enjoy a cultural excursion of the city's oldest temple, Wat Sene, and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong, the largest and most splendid one. Afterward, board a cruiser upstream in the Mekong River, get a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside and explore the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, which is crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Later, take a stopover at the small village of Ban Xang Hai, where the local rice wine is distilled. On your way back to Luang Prabang, take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a small village well known for its hand weaving.
In the afternoon, it's an easy city tour to the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham and Wat Mai. Finally, tour the Royal Palace Museum. Head back to your hotel after the tour.
- Wat Xieng Thong
- Pak Ou Caves