This half day tour offers you an opportunity to explore the beauty of Luang Prabang city which is common called “Jewel on the Mekong”. Joining this tour, you will discover some of the highlights of this city which are some famous ancient temples, such as the Wat Visosun (Wat Wisunalat), the 19th-century Wat Aham, the Wat Sene, and the Wat Xieng Thong. In addition, you will have chance to visit a famous traditional weaving village, Ban Phanom.
This half day tour lasts 4 hours with the departure time of 8.00 am. It will take you to some destinations. The time in each destination can be flexible as your request as long as it doesn’t affect the whole plan.
At 8.00 am, you will be greeted and picked up at your hotel’s lobby by an English speaking guide and a driver.
Then, you will be transferred to the first destination of the tour, the Wat Visosun (Wat Wisunalat) which is LuangPrabang's oldest temple and was once home to the Prabang Buddhas. Here, you can observe the impressive stupa which is That Makmo.
Leaving War Visosun, you will take a short walk to Wat Aham. It is one of the most important shrines in Luang Prabang. Then, you will climb up 328 steps to Phousi Hill for a stunning view over Luang Prabang city.
At 10.30 am, you will arrive at 2 famous temples, which are Wat Sene and Wat Xieng Thong. This Buddhist temple is widely known as the ‘Golden Tree Monastery’ and acts as a gateway to Luang Prabang because it is strategically situated close to where the Mekong joins the Nam Khan River. Coming here, you can enjoy the unique in its architectural style with over 20 structures on the grounds including a sim, shrines, pavilions and residences, in addition to its gardens of various flowers, ornamental shrubs and trees.
At 12.00, you will leave for Ban Phanoom village where you can learn about the traditional weaving made by Thai Lu people. You will have lunch in a restaurant in the village, then have a short rest and head back to your hotel. The tour ends when you arrive at your hotel.