A highlight of the day is trek aboard an elephant’s back through the jungle, over rivers and to beautiful waterfalls, Learn about the lives of elephants as well as conservation efforts underway to preserve the animal's natural habitats.
The Living Land Project was formed in response to the destructive methods of farming in Laos: slash and burn (swidden) culture, which leaves land overgrown with invasive shrubs (Lantana!) and weeds, preventing natural tree re-growth, and the extensive and indiscriminate use of insecticides..
This one day tour will bring you special chance to enjoy the scenery of Kuangsi waterfalls and study about the daily life of Hmong and Khmu people...
The sim of the Vat represents the classic Luang Prabang temple architecture with roofs that sweep low to the ground. In the compound stand several small chapels housing bronze Buddha images, which were displayed in Paris in 1911. Near the East gate stands the Royal Funeral Chapel.
Luang Prabang, the old kingdom of Lane Xang was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 and knowing as the center of the religious life of Laos by a mystic atmosphere with some of 34 Buddhist temples and a hundreds of monk who comes out in every early morning for their traditional alms ritual..
Wat Visoun, the site of an impressive stupa, That Makmo, stylistically more Srilankalese than Lao. Then walk to the nearby Wat Aham, which is one of the city’s major tutelary shrines. Climb Wat Phousi hill for an outstanding view over the city. Continue to visit Wat Sene and Wat Xieng Thong
Meet up at your hotel and depart from Luang Prabang, head towards Ban Phanom village which is famous for it’s weaving. Take time to look around and learn about Lao textile weaving
Explore Luang Prabang on this half day walking tour. Granted UNESCO status for its fusion of traditional Lao and European colonial architecture, the pedestrian-friendly town is teeming with well-preserved Buddhist temples. A knowledgeable local guide accompanies you by tuk-tuk and on foot to must-see attractions such as Wat Xieng Thong (Temple of the Golden City), the National Museum and Mt Phousi.
This was one of the best days ever! Our morning was spent with the elephants, riding them mahout-style or on the back seat. We also had the opportunity to take them into the river, scrubbing and washing ...
Luang Prabang Elephant Camp has become the place in Asia to get up close and personal with these friendly giants. Arriving at the Elephant Camp from various logging camps in Laos we have turned starved, beaten and over worked Elephants into healthy, relaxed and happy Elephants..