Enjoy a full day tour of the fascinating UNESCO protected city of Luang Prabang, exploring the Royal Palace, shimmering temples, ancient streets and traditional art and ethnology center. The day culminates in a climb to the top of Phousi Hill.
Start your day with a visit to the Royal Palace, which is now a National Museum and houses the precious exhibits that used to be possessions of the former Laos Royal family. Continue with the exploration of the main Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang including; Wat Visoun, a 16th century temple that serves as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Xiengthong, a 16th century temple which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture and Wat Mai temple, with five tiered roof. In the afternoon you will visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center before ending the day with a climb of 328 steps to the top of Phousi Hill. Here you can watch the sun set over Luang Prabang town and the two rivers and forested hills which form its natural borders.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Near Luang Prabang