ITINERARY BY DAY
DAY 1: ARRIVAL LUANG PRABANG (L/-)
Welcome to Luang Prabang! Upon arrival, you will meet your guide and transfer to the hotel. After lunch, visit the National museum, the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, Wat Xieng Thong. You then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, you can explore the Street Night market, where you can find the lovely collection of handicrafts and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 2: LUANG PRABANG (TREKKING & HOMESTAY) (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. 08:00 Depart from Luang Prabang and drive north and up hill for about 1 ½ hours to the trek starting point. At Ban Pak Chaek, cross the Ou River by a fishing boat and walk past Pak Chaek of a Lao Leu village. Through a valley and some rice fields we trek along in this beautiful landscape before we arrive at Huay Thuom and Yha Nang villages, which are inhabited by the Khmu ethnic minority. Get a good insight into village life during your brief stop. Lunch at a local restaraunt. Enjoy the Ba Sii ceremony before dinner. Dinner and overnight at homestay at Ban Yha Nang. Duration: approx. 1 ½ hour transfer = 6-7 hours trekking.
DAY 3: LUANG PRABANG (TREKKING) (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. 08:00 Walk past an area where Hmong people mine gold and see the Pha Pon Golden mountain. Trek to the top of the mountain that offers a great view and stop for a local picnic lunch. Continue the trek from Pha Pon area to Ban Hat Huay (Khmu). Then return to Luang Prabang. Lunch on the way. Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang. Duration: approx. 1 hour transfer / 6 hours trekking
DAY 4: LUANG PRABANG – DEPARTURE (B/-)
After breakfast, relax before you are transfered to the airport, or enjoy our optional program.