3 daysActivity Level
2 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 2 dinners
Often overlooked, Laos holds an endless array of kind people, amazing landscapes and exciting adventure. Learn to play the game of petanque with locals or meet a different kind of local at the Kuang Si Bear Rescue Sanctuary. Trek from the riverside city of Luang Prabang up mountains and across waterfalls to discover the true peace and tranquility of life along the Mekong River.
Climb Mount Phousi
Step up the 300+ set staircase to the top of Mount Phousi for sweeping views of the spiritual city of Luang Prabang blow. Sit by the Golden Wat Chomsi at the top of the mountain as you watch the sun set over the majestic Mekong River and surrounding countryside.
Dip into the Kuang Si Waterfall Basin
Trek through the Lao forest to reach the enchanting and relaxing Kuang Si waterfall complex. This is an amazing spot to enjoy a fresh picnic and dip in the soothing waters.
Cruise the Mekong River at Sunset
Slowly float along this historic river as you sip local drinks and appreciate the surrounding beauty. The roof of your private boat slides back to allow for a full appreciation of the vast and breathtaking sky above.
Experience the Baci Ceremony
The Baci ceremony is performed in celebration of an important event, such as a wedding, birth, or for welcoming guests, and is a means of expressing goodwill and good luck to others. Participate in this special ceremony for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and to fully immerse yourself in the Lao tradition.
Meet the Free the Bears Protection Program
Learn about the importance of the wildlife conservation efforts taken by the local people of Luang Prabang. Observe and get to know some of the adorable Asian sun and moon bears that now call this area home.
Thomson Family Adventures will attempt to adhere to this itinerary and its hotels as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or availability) may necessitate changes in the accommodations.