1. Laos
  2. Luang Prabang (Province)
  3. Luang Prabang
  4. Wat Xiengthong

Luang Prabang: Half-Day UNESCO Heritage Sites Guided Tour

Product ID: 273032
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See Luang Prabang's UNESCO sites on a half-day guided tour. Visit the Wat Xieng Thong Temple, Wat Mai Suwannaphumaram Monastery, and more.
About this activity
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Your hotel in Luang Prabang

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Wat Xieng Thong, one of the largest and most decorative temples in the city
  • Journey to the morning market and see the local way of life
  • Explore Wat Mai, a breathtaking temple with a beautiful gilded façade
  • Spend time at the National Museum, formerly the Royal Palace
  • Discover Ock Pok Tok and UXO center and learn about Laos history and its rich culture
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in Luang Prabang. Drive to a morning market filled with fresh vegetables, fish from the Mekong River, and medicinal plants. Continue to the Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, a monastery founded in the late 18th century by King Anurat. Head to the Royal Palace Museum also known as the Haw Kham the Golden Hall. Admire its unique blend of Laotian and French Beaux-Arts Architecture.

Drive to the Wat Xieng Thong Temple, a monument to the Laos spirit of religion, royalty, and traditional art. Along the way to the temple, admire the stunning Colonial Architecture. Explore the opulent architecture, and breath-taking art within the monastery– one of Luang Prabang’s most historically significant temples.

Visit the Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center. Learn about the fascinating world of Lao textiles and handicrafts. Stop at the UXO Lao Visitors Center. Watch documentaries about Laos history during the Vietnam War, focusing on the bombing campaign on the country– Laos is per capita the most heavily bombed country in the history. Learn about the unexploded bombs which still remain in Laos. Afterward, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Guided walking tour
  • Luang Prabang Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
  • All entrance fees
  • Drinking water
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Russian or Vietnamese-Speaking Guides (Available as an add-on).
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note, this tour involves some walking. It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes.
• Please note, women are required to wear long pants and a shirt with sleeves when visiting temples.

From US$ 56 per person

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Product ID: 273032