This wonderful 5 day itinerary is specially designed for family groups with well selected activities and is a great combination of culture explore, light adventures and first-hand local experiences that for sure fits the tastes of both adults and children.

  • Bicycle ride to explore laidback Luang Prabang
  • Luang Prabang street night baazar
  • Swimming at Kuang Si waterfalls
  • Local farming experience
  • Elephant ride along tropical trails and jungle
  • Visit to local hill tribe villages
Trip Length: 5 days | Trip Style: Family tour | Trip Theme: Local life & culture | Physical Rating: | Start/End city: Luang Prabang/Luang Prabang
Places visited: Luang Prabang ancient town - Kuang Si Falls - Country farm & villages - Elephant camp
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luang prabang, laos
luang prabang, laos

Sa-bai-dee! Welcome to Luang Prabang the ancient capital of Laos!

The UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos, maybe in Indochina.

This afternoon we have a bicycle tour to sightseeing the Luang Prabang ancient town with visits to some featured sights such as the most photographed Wat Xieng Thong with its several roofs sweeping low to the ground, the former Royal Palace today is the National Museum that houses rare religious and cultural artefacts.
Then visit Wat Mai built in 1796, the five-tiered roof of the wooden Sim (chapel) epitomizes the graceful Luang Prabang architectural style.
In the evening you climb up to the top of Phousi Mountain for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Overnight in hotel in Luang Prabang.

Summary of inclusions

Private airport transfer
cycling luang prabang
Hotel in luang prabang
luang prabang, laos
luang prabang, laos

Get up early to join and enjoy the special scene of Luang Prabang: Morning alms giving. You may love to sit along with locals by the road side and offer food to monks who are in yellow robe walking slowly in line with bowls in their hand.

After breakfast, we will take a drive to the Kuang Si waterfall, a jade of Luang Prabang area. Along the way we will make stop to visit to local hill tribe villages of Hmong and Khmu to learn more about Laos’s culture colors and diversity.

At the Kuang Si Waterfall Park, we will have a visit to the Kuang Si Bear Rescue Sanctuary where you can find great information about Asian sun and moon bears and the Free the Bears Protection Program.

Considered the most beautiful masterpiece of nature in Luang Prabang and the whole country of Laos, from the level of 60 meters high, the vibrant water of Kuang Si tumbles down, cascading over limestone tiers creating a series of wonderful turquoise natural swimming pools. The harmony between the white falls, crystal blue color ponds, fascinating travertine patterns and the green of lush tropical jungle surrounding makes make the place a dreaming picturesque landscape.  
The wonderful activity here is absolutely to take a swim in the turquoise ponds and let the torrents shower your body. You can also take a hike along jungle trail up to the top where the stream feeding into the falls to get a great overview of the stunning water patchwork below. 
Children will especially enjoy a day out here playing in the falls.

Enjoy your time exploring and swimming in crystal clear water.
Back to Luang Prabang in the late afternoon and evening is at your leisure.

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
kuang si falls visit
Hotel in
family travel, luang prabang, laos
family travel, laos

After breakfast, drive out of the town to a village in the area outskirt of Luang Prabang where you will spend time for special fun and interesting farming experience.
Here you will have opportunity to learn, enjoy and get familiar with traditional farm works that is practiced by the Laos people through hundreds of years.
This educational tour activity will take you through step by step of rice farming from land ploughing with buffalo, seed preparing, rice growing by hand, harvesting and processing rice seeds with traditional tools.
Following, you will take part in cooking a beautiful lunch for yourself with rice and some dishes of traditional Laos’s tastes.
After the meal and a break, transfer back downtown and spend our time to participate in a traditional Baci ceremony, where the locals will pray and offer you best wishes for heath and luck.
Back to the hotel and remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight in hotel in Luang Prabang.

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
luang prabang farming experience
Breakfast & lunch
Hotel in luang prabang
luang prabang, laos
luang prabang, laos

After breakfast, travel out of Luang Prabang to an Elephant Camp where you will have chance to see and play with giant and beautiful animals.
Feed the elephants, contact with them and learn something interesting about these giant animals and how they play their role in the Laos history and culture.
Later, join your mahout on the back of one of elephants and travel through the tropical woods.
The ride is scenic, tranquil, relaxing and requires no specific fitness.

After lunch, return to Luang Prabang and on the way back, stop in Ban Xang Khong to see amazing locally made silk weavings as well as mulberry paper items.

The remainder of the day is free at your leisure to explore Luang Prabang at your own pace.

Summary of inclusions

Private vehicle
Elephant experience
handicraft village visit
Breakfast & lunch
Hotel in luang prabang

Breakfast is at the hotel.
Free at leisure until check out time.
Get a private transfer to the airport for flight home or to onward destination.
Safe travel and see you again!

Summary of inclusions

Private airport transfer

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Number of Persons 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10 11 - 12 13 - 15 Single supp
Price Please contact us for best price upon your travel date, number of travelers and specific needs


  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Water & cold tissue in car
  • Cellphone for use during your visit
  • Government taxes & Service charges


  • Other services than mentioned
  • Visa & International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Bank transfer fee if any

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Tour itinerary: This tour itinerary can be tailored to meet your travel time frame, style, budget and expectation the best

Tour price: Travel Authentic Asia focus on quality and affordable package prices with the best value. The price is based on number of traveler taking the trip, the accommodation category you wish to stay, the mode of transportation, meals provided….

Payment: A deposit of 30% of total price is needed to initiate the tour booking after the itinerary is finalized. The balance for the trip is due 15 days prior to your arrival.

Arrival and departure flights: You are advised to make your own booking for international flights from/back your home country. This allows you to determine better the travel time frame, budget and to deal with insurance claim when needed. Travel Authentic Asia team will base on your flight schedule to work out the best itinerary for you or/and to modify the itinerary to get it matches.

Travel documents: You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and certificates for the countries in which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip. Travel Authentic Asia accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the failure of clients to obtain appropriate documentation.

Travel insurance: It is your responsibility to get your own international travel insurance and read the insurance policy before you travel and ensure that the insurance scheme provides with the requisite level of cover. Insurance should cover personal accident and medical expenses, evacuation and repatriation, baggage loss, and cancellation or curtailment of vacation. In some cases, travelers may have pre-existing medical conditions which their travel insurance company will not cover.
Other than local travel insurance(s) included in sightseeing tickets at sites, Travel Authentic Asia does not provide any kind of travel insurance on the trip except required and paid separately from the tour price.

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