A trip to Luang Prabang could never be complete without a festive celebration, and there are few more joyous moments than being able to take parting in a real Baci Ceremony. This traditional practice is performed during joyous events, such as marriage, birth, homecoming, or annual festivities. You will be transported from your hotel to the location with your guide, and you'll experience a ceremony for you and other partingicipants. White cotton strings will be placed around your wrists, which is symbolic of this partingicipation.
The sacred ritual of alms giving takes place every morning in Luang Prabang, and you will be able to take parting in this mystical tradition through this unique experience. Through a pickup at your hotel, you will be transported to the location where you will be best able to witness a procession of three hundred young monks, walking silently in the early morning, and humbly begging for their daily meal. They collect sticky rice into their bowls, and whatever food offering that the local people may give.
Breakaway from the crowded streets and bustling city scenes of Laos and explore Luang Prabang’s best-kept secrets. Unveil the natural beauty of the quaint district of Chomphet and discover its vast array of vibrant temples, meditation buildings, breathtaking landscapes, lush greeneries, and more. Kick off your exciting expedition with a short ferry ride across the tranquil waters of Mekong River to reach Chomphet district. Once there, be mesmerized by the colorful and exquisite architectural design of Wat Xieng Man temple, built to protect the most precious Buddha statues in town. Head over to Wat Chomphet next and stretch a few muscles with a short hike to the temple offering a stunning panoramic view of Mekong River, Luang Prabang town, and surrounding hills. Before diving into the mystic Sakkarin Cave, make a stop at Wat Long Khoun where the princes of Laos used to meditate before taking the throne. Delve into Sakkarin Cave where the royal family spends time to meditate and find solace - watch out for water dripping onto your head inside as it is believed to bring good luck! Cap off your day adventure with a visit to the hypnotizing natural wonder of the Kuangsi Waterfalls. Witness the sheer magnificence of cascading azure waters from various tiers leading to a 50m drop to a natural pool. See why Chomphet District is considered a Diamond Mountain on this full day tour with hassle free round trip transfers to and from your hotel in Luang Prabang!