Sightseeing around the world heritage and understand why Luang Prabang become to the world heritage town.
DAY 1: LUANG PRABANG - AROUND WORLD HERITAGE SITE TEMPLES & THE TOWN OF LUANG PRABANG
Meet you at your hotel and you will understand why it deserves the World Heritage title! Visit Wat Visoun, the site of impressive Thad Makmo stupa. The rounded dome is stylistically more Sinhalese than Lao. Phou Sii hill stands right in the center of this small city. Climb its 350 steps to enjoy commanding views for many miles in each direction; Wat Phu Sii sits atop the mountain, along side the skeletons of Indochina war anti-aircraft guns! Then continue to visit Wat Mai. Built in 1796, the five-tiered roof of the wooden Sim (chapel) epitomizes the graceful Luang Prabang architectural style. Wat Xieng Thong further emphasizes the uniqueness of Luang Prabang, its several roofs sweeping low to the ground. See also the impressive "tree of life" mosaic here. he gilt panel on the exterior of the chapel depicts semi-erotic episodes from the Ramayana.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Airport or hotel
End location: Airport or Hotel
Duration: 8 hours
Around the year
Nice and air-conditioning
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1 8000kip - We could by USD, Kip, Thai Baht.
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Vong was very cooperative with us, provided us with very good information in every place we saw. He was very respectful of our own timing. Further more he took us a very interesting places like an ethnic village.