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Laos Cuisine and Culture 6 days

Trip Name: Laos Cuisine and Culture 6 days
Type of trip: Private
Trip Duration: 6 Days
Starting: Luang Prabang, Laos
Finishing: Luang Prabang, Laos
Trip Grading: Regular itinerary, moderate walking, cooking class, trekking
 
Destinations: Luang Prabang - Kuang Sii Water Fall
Flexibility: This sample itinerary can be amended longer or shorter accordingly to meet your expectation.
 
Brief Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Luang Prabang
Day 2: Luang Prabang Cooking Class
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Silk Dyeing Class
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Cycling and Trekking – Ban Long Lao
Day 5: Luang Prabang - Waterfall Trek
Day 6: Depart Luang Prabang

Day 1: Luang Prabang (B/D)
You will be greeted by Glad Travel Agency Co.,Ltd expert at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Depending on when you arrive, activities can be arranged for the rest of the day. Nestled in a stunning setting amid forested mountains, this sacred city of golden temples and saffron robed monks provides endless opportunities for sightseeing. In the evening, enjoy a special Baci ceremony before dinner.
 
Day 2: Luang Prabang Cooking Class (B/L)
This morning, you will learn the secrets of Lao cuisine. Begin by visiting the colorful and vibrant Phou Si Market with an expert chef, who will help you to select the ingredients you need for the lesson. Then, collect fresh herbs from an exotic jungle garden. The chef will explain the differences between the various cuisines of Southeast Asia and distribute printed recipes so you can impress your friends at home. After the class, enjoy the delicious feast you have prepared.
 
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Silk Dyeing Class (B)
A visit to the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center will give you an insight into the daily lives of the ethnic minorities in Northern Laos. After your visit, take a trip to a local weaving centre where you can experience a half-day traditional silk-dyeing lesson. Make your own souvenir hand-dyed silk scarf as a memento. After the lesson, you can enjoy a drink while watching the sun set over the Mekong.
 
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Cycling and Trekking – Ban Long Lao (B/L/D)
Today, you will cycle south of Luang Prabang for approximately 20 kilometers to Ban Thin Som. There, you will begin a trek through the stunning countryside to visit a Kamu village. After lunch, hike through the mountains where you are sure to enjoy the spectacular views. At Ban Long Lao, gain an insight into everyday life in the village. This evening enjoy a traditional Hmong dance and dinner at the head man’s house.
 
Day 5 : Luang Prabang - Waterfall Trek (B/L)
Breakfast will be served at the headman’s house, after which you have some free time to explore the village. Later in the morning begin trekking through a valley which contains a forest preserve. Hike for approximately three hours before arriving at Kuang Si waterfalls. The falls cascade over many calcified tiers and down several hundred feet into a series of cool, turquoise pools. The water here has a clear blue-green tint due to the high mineral content. Enjoy swimming if you wish. After lunch in front of the falls, you may wish to visit the nearby bear rescue centre. In the late afternoon drive back to Luang Prabang.
 
Day 6: Depart Luang Prabang
The day is at leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

This is a sample itinerary so the cost depends on your hotel choice, number of people in your group and time of travel.
Please send us enquiry for availabilities & the most updated price.
 
Tour Included:
  • All land transports
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Basi ceremony on day 1
  • Mineral drinking water
  • Meals mentioned in program
  • Cycling trip to Long Lao
  • Cooking class
  • Silk dyeing class
  • Trekking day trip to Kuang Sii Fall
  • One night simple village home stay at Ban Long Long
  • Lao Government Tax
  • Accommodation based on sharing room
 
Tour Excluded:
  • Laos visa fee
  • Personal expense does not include in the program
  • Boat trip to Pak Ou cave
  • International flight tickets

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