If you wish, get an early start and participate in the traditional Lao rite of giving alms to the monks. Every morning, about 500 barefooted monks walk through the city silently collecting offerings. Back your hotel for breakfast.
By tuk-tuk, enjoy your sightseeing in the UNESCO rated town beginning with a visit to the most photographed temple, WAT XIENGTHONG. Located at the end of the peninsular close to the confluence of the Mekong and Khan Rivers. Continue to the former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Visit Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple
After lunch, continue your tour of enchanting Luang Prabang. Visit Wat Visoun, the holiest temple of the city, rebuilt in 1887 after being destroyed by the invading Black Flags from Southern China. Continue past Wat Aham, which was first built in the 1500s, and on to Wat That where the ashes of King Sisavang Vong are kept inside the large central stupa.
Our guide takes you to the living crafts centre of Ock Pop Tok in the heart of the city. You learn about how the centre provides a place for locals to create sustainable and beautiful Laos' handicrafts and traditional artwork. After, a stop for tasting the traditional Mak Tum Tea while enjoying the magnificent views over the Mekong River. Back your hotel for resting
In the evening: make your own personal discoveries, walking along the main streets of the town, and to enjoy your shopping in the night market where you can find lovely local souvenirs.
Overnight at hotel