Photogenic Luang Prabang

Tours & Sightseeing in Luang Prabang

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Walk in a UNESCO World Heritage siteDiscover Luang Prabang with an expert local guide and a professional photographerGain unique insight in to Luang Prabang’s beauty Capture the magic light in Luang Prabang and gain a deeper insight into the visual marvels here, exploring the city with a specialist photographer. Learn how the buildings of Luang Prabang have evolved over time, influenced by various historical and cultural factors. Visit gilded Buddhist temples and wander down residential lanes to see scenes of daily life. Learn about Laos’ fascinating ancient history and its diverse mix of ethnic groups and traditions.
Note: This tour can be done in the morning or in the afternoon. Explore Luang Prabang with a knowledgeable local guide and a professional photographer. Visit the highlights of this UNESCO World Heritage site and also learn about Laos’ rich, colourful culture. The guide will help relate the history and significance of the sights you visit, and the photographer will offer tips and guidance to help you capture them on camera. Kick off the Luang Prabang half day tour with a climb to the top of Mount Phousi, the city’s highest point. Enjoy sweeping views from on high, gaining a new perspective of Luang Prabang and the Mekong River. Return down the hill to Wat Mai, a Buddhist temple whose gold-covered bas relief is an incredible piece of craftsmanship. While here, learn about Buddhism and how its influence pervades the local culture. Continue through the streets of downtown Luang Prabang to Wat Sensoukharam, a temple noted for its dazzling gold façade. The final visit is Wat Xieng Thong, one of the oldest and most revered temple in the country. The temple is situated on the tip of the city’s peninsula and is filled with ornate carvings and mosaics that have withstood the test of time. Wrap up the Luang Prabang half day tour with a better understanding of this charming, northern Laos city.

What’s included

  • Transport in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 English Speaking Guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • 1 English/French Speaking Photography Expert
  • Meals as indicated (L = Lunch)
  • All permissions and local taxes
  • Drinking water

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks & drinks at mealtime + Optional visits + Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Tips for guide, driver, boat crew & hotels’ porters
  • Meals other than those mentioned above
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the Package Inclusion above
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