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GENERAL INFORMATION OF LUANG PRABANG TREKKING RETREAT
The best way to appreciate the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Laos is on foot. Spend two days hiking on the outskirts of Luang Prabang with Orient Skyline Travel through this Luang Prabang trekking retreat! Be rewarded with endless views of magical landscapes, opportunities to encounter with hill tribes and pristine waterfalls.
- Hiking to ethnic minority villages
- Spend the night in a Nature Resort
- Explore the waterfall and the jungle
- Participate in a spiritual ceremony
- Carefully selected accommodation in double / twin room, with breakfast included
- Meals as mentioned in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- English or French speaking guide (depending on availability)
- Tour transferred by air-conditioned vehicle
- Entrance fees during guided visits
- Bottled mineral water during the visits
- Excursions as mentioned
- Service charges
THROUGH THE LUANG PRABANG TREKKING RETREAT, YOU WILL DISCOVER
Day 1: Luang Prabang – Ban Xieng Mouark (L, D)
Depart Luang Prabang with a 15-minute drive to That Thong Waterfall, the starting point. Hike through a jungle path, waterfall and uphill to the top of the Nature Protected Area. Continue to trek to a village of Kamu, enjoy meeting with the locals and learn about their culture and agricultural practice. Climb up to top of the hills to discover for a picturesque view of Luang Prabang.
After that, head towards the Hillside Resort for lunch. After lunch, take time relax by the pool.
Enjoy a lavish dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
Spend the night in hotel Ban Xieng Mouark.
Note: Hiking time: 3.5 hours – Level of difficulty: medium
Day 2: Xieng Mouark – Luang Prabang (B, L, D)
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, take a short drive to Kuang Si Waterfall. After 15-minute transfer, arrive at H’mong Village of Long Lao, our destination of the day. Start trekking through verdant landscapes to reach the top of the falls for spectacular scenery. After swimming in the natural pools of fresh cool water, enjoy a tasty picnic lunch near the waterfalls.
Before return to the city, visit a bear rescue center where some of the Black Asiatic Bears have been rescued from illegal poachers. Return to the city in the afternoon.
At 5.30 pm, depart from the hotel and transfer to attend in the traditional Baci ceremony of Laos. As the purpose of the sacred Baci is to recall the lost spirits or the spirits escaped from the body, a Baci ceremony is often held during the important events such as weddings, births.
Attending a Baci is a special opportunity for visitors to observe Laos’ unique culture. At the end of the ceremony, be tied with a red thread around your wrist and receive a happiness blessing from a Buddhist monk.
Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner at Khai Phen restaurant which is operated by Peuan Mit, founded by International Friends which aims to assist street kids in Laos.
Transfer back to hotel in Luang Prabang.
Hiking time: 4 hours – Level of difficulty: medium