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Luang Prabang: Private Must-See Sights and Mount Phousi Tour

Luang Prabang: Private Must-See Sights and Mount Phousi Tour

From US$ 139 per person

Experience the rich traditions and culture of Laos on this private tour of Luang Prabang. With visits to museums, temples, and Mount Phousi, fill your day with breathtaking sights and engaging looks into the history of this UNESCO-listed city.

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Duration 8 hours
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You will be picked up in Luang Prabang. Please provide your preferred pickup location.
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  • Enjoy a rich look at history and culture in the Royal Palace Museum
  • Take in panoramic views of the city and sunset atop Mount Phousi
  • Witness old and gorgeous temples such as the majestic Wat Xiengthong
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Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang is lauded as the heart of Laotian culture. After being picked up from your hotel, you will begin exploring at the Royal Palace Museum. There you can take in the palace's unique architecture, which is a mix of French Beaux-Arts style with Laotian touches. You can also get a glimpse into everyday life in the 1930s with the help of some carefully preserved artifacts and murals. Next, you will head to some of the oldest temples in the area, including Wat Xiengthong, which features a stunning tree of life mosaic and intricately carved walls. At the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center, you will get introduced to the diverse cultures of the country's many ethnic groups. Following lunch with your guide, who will further detail your day with anecdotes and facts, you will climb to the top of Mount Phousi. As you reach the summit, you will be able to watch the sun set over the Mekong River, illuminating the gilded stupa of the mountain's Wat Chom Si Temple. On your way back down, you will stop at Luang Prabang's night market before heading to your hotel to discover the troves of vibrant, handcrafted treasures that are on display.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Private guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottle of water and cool towel
  • Gratuities
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  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Great package to be able to get an early morning head-start of some of the town's most popular sites and scenes BEFORE the crowds. Our guide MisterPon was so much fun, and most informative. We enjoyed history, culture, craft, daily life, hiking....and FOOD!!! Highly recommend as an excellent primer to the beautiful town of Luang Prabang.

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January 1, 2023

Product ID: 239567