Journey by boat to the secluded Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, where you will learn about plant conservation, medicinal plants and Lao culture, while exploring beautiful garden areas, which house bamboo, palms, orchids, gingers and limestone native to the beautiful country of Laos. Participate in free activities at the garden, which are suitable for both adults and children, such as bamboo handicraft, herbal tea tasting and talks on orchids, sustainable agriculture and conservation. This is a unique, relaxing and peaceful experience in nature that provides genuine retreat. You get to choose from one of eight departure times, and most people spend 2-4 hours at the garden before departing back to the center of town. Prepare to have an experience you won't forget.
Visit: Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang ProvinceJourney by boat from Ban Wat That and enjoy a blissful 15 minute ride across the Mekong River until you reach the first botanical garden in Laos. Upon arrival, receive a fresh towel to cool off and a brief history presentation delivered by a local guide. You’ll learn that the garden grounds were previously used by the Royal Family as a hunting site.After, self discover beautiful gingers and medicinal plants, explore jungle terrain in our limestone garden, and take a tranquil walk through our palm and bamboo gardens. Amid this beautiful display of nature, decide to take part in free activities included in your experience, including bamboo handicraft, an orchid talk, a conservation talk, a sustainable agriculture talk, a one hour optional hike to our cave, and a free herbal tea tasting. After exploring the grounds on your self-guided tour, relax at our tranquil cafe, where you can admire the beauty of simple, modern design that blends eloquently with the nature surroundings. Go beyond the free herbal tea tasting by trying our new ethno-botanic set menu or get our traditional set menu that comes with our iconic plates of pomela salad and pumpkin curry.The garden includes 40 hectares of uninterrupted natural beauty and 800 detailed signs that explain the uses of medicinal plants, allowing for an educational experience that elegantly blends nature with culture and the powerful role Pha Tad Ke continues to play in conservation.