This private tour offers you a opportunity to explore the holy Pak Ou Cave and observe daily life in Luang Prabang's traditional villages while floating along the peaceful Nam Ou River. The full-day itinerary tour includes hotel pickup, transport by tuk-tuk, and lunch with the services of a personal guide.
Start the day with a morning pickup at your hotel in UNESCO-listed Luang Prabang. You'll travel with your personal guide by private tuk-tuk to the pier for a boat journey on the Nam Ou River, one of the most important rivers in Laos and the most essential waterway for transportation. On the way, disembark at Pak Ou Cave, a holy destination of historical and cultural value, home to thousands of Buddha statues of various dimension. After exploring the cave, continue your cruise across the Mekong River, stopping at Ban Xang Hai village to learn how Lao traditional rice whisky is distilled. You are free to sample its flavor, if you'd like.Visit Ban Xang Khong village, an ideal place to discover Lao's mulberry paper and silk weaving. Browse goods produced by village residents before you board the boat and return to the city. After lunch, finish your private tour with a transfer back to your hotel by tuk-tuk.