8h00 : Our tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel, the tour will start with a first visit to the Morning Market, a lively street where locals shop for everything from colorful vegetables and exotic fruits to live frogs.
From the energy of the market, you'll step into the serene calm of one of the city’s most elaborate monasteries Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. After that We continue to visit the former King's Palace, where you’ll discover the history and present life of Luang Prabang. From there, we will head to the ancient Wat Xieng Thong temple, which features a spectacular low sweeping roof. It's Luang Prabang’s most distinctive and recognized monastery.
12h00 : Lunch at a local restaurant
13h30 : Start the afternoon tour to visit either the UXO Visitor's Centre*, which documents the devastation that Laos suffered during the Second Indochina War, or peruse local crafts at Ock Pop Tok, which brings the fascinating world of traditional Lao handicrafts alive for guests. Next, we’ll explore the 16th century Wat Visoun temple, known for its enormous stupa and its collection of old gilded Buddhas.
We'll finish the day visiting the Traditional Art and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)**, the only independent resource center in Laos dedicated to the country's many and diverse ethnic groups.
Back to your hotel around 17h00, End of the tour
*The Unexploded Ordnance Museum (UXO Museum) is closed on Saturday & Sunday.
**The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is closed on Monday.