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Spicy Laos Package 7 days

Tour code: 20180831-268

Start: 21-09-2018

Location starting: Laos

Time: 7 days

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7 days

The Spicy Laos Package 7 days will give you a chance to take the delicious Lao flavours home attending a tasty, aromatic and healthy Luang Prabang cooking class. Combine with the beauty of famous sightseeing in Vientiane and Luang Prabang Cities.

Day 01: Arrival Vientiane

Upon arrival, (Please inform your arrival flight no and time for pick up!). Pick up to hotel for check and then enjoy a half day tour to visit the famous sites such as: The major temples of Vientiane including the oldest, WatSisaket, with its thousands of miniature Buddha statues, WatPrakeo. We also visit the national icon of Laos, That Luang Stupa, stopping along the way to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane.

Services included: Transport, guide, entrance fee and hotel.

Day 02: Vientiane – Luang Prabang – Half day city tour  (Breakfast)

Today, we will take the flight to Luang Prabang. Pick up to hotel for check in (Check in time is at noon!). After that, we will This morning you will be transferred to Wattay Airport for your flight to Luang Prabang. On arrival, you will be met by your Local Guide and transferred to your hotel. We will head off on bicycles to see some of the highlights of Luang Prabang including a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roof sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of WatVisoun and the shrine of WatAham. Finally, climbing up Mount Phousi to explore the sacred gilded stupa and to enjoy the panoramic view of the city and the sun setting over the Mekong River. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Services included: Transport, guide, meals, entrance fee and hotel.

Day 03: Luang Prabang – Cooking Class (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Optional: This morning you have the option and opportunity to rise early and participate in the daily morning ritual of ‘Alms Giving’, you will experience saffron-clad monks collecting offerings or ‘Alms’ from faithful local residents. This tradition is unique to Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the daily procession. Next, we will enjoy a full day cooking class by starting at the local market where your chef will explain the different herbs and spices used in Lao cooking and purchase ingredients for today’s dishes. From the market you will head out to Tamarind Gardens Cooking School set out of town amongst fish ponds and tropical gardens. Overnight in LuangPrabang.

Services included:  Transport, guide, meals, entrance fee, cooking class and hotel.

Day 04: Luang Prabang – Elephant Village – Kuang Si Fall (Breakfast, Lunch)

Today, we will depart for Elephant Village to experience elephant riding through the teak forests and along the riverside. These elephants were once employed in the logging industry but now enjoy a much easier life in the village. Next, we will continue to visit the stunning KuangSii Falls where you will have the opportunity to cool off with a refreshing swim in the topaz pools below the falls, walk along the forest trails and visit the Bear Sanctuary, home to Asiatic Bears rescued from poachers in the forests of northern Laos. Return and overnight in Luang Prabang.

Services included:  Transport, guide, meals, entrance fee, elephant ride and hotel.

Day 05: Luang Prabang – Ethnology Centre – Ock Pop Tok (Breakfast, Lunch)

Today, we will visit The Art and Ethnology Centre to learn about the culture and history of some of the diverse ethnic groups that make up the rich tapestry of the population of Laos. Next, we move to the Ock Pop TokLiving Crafts Centre & Shop, where you can see the silk weaving process in action and purchase some exquisite examples of traditional Lao textiles. End the day at Yen Sabai Book and Arts Centre where you have the opportunity to participate into a traditional Paper Stenciling class (only available Monday – Friday). Return hotel for Overnight Luang Prabang.

Services included:  Transport, guide, meals, entrance fee and hotel.

Day 06: Luang Prabang – Living Land Farm (Breakfast, Lunch)

Today, we will visit the Living Land Farm, a working community farm aprroximately 5kms outside the town. There you will learn all about the rice growing process and have an opportunity to participate in seasonal farm activities such as identifying viable rice seeds, ploughing with a buffalo, hand planting, weeding and harvesting rice and threshing rice seed. You may be picking vegatables form the organic garden or catching fish to cook for your all natural, organic lunch where there will be a variety of local rice products for you to sample. Finally, return for overnight in Luang Prabang
+ Optional quotation: Petangue game and spa treatment or massage

Services included:  Transport, guide meals, entrance fee and hotel.

Day 07: Luang Prabang – Departure (Breakfast)

After breakfast, we visit be free at leisure around before driving to airport for the departure flight. End services.

Services included:  Transportation only

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