FULL DAY – KAYAK TO PAK OU CAVES — TOUR CODE:F14
KAYAK IN THE SPECTACULAR LANDSCAPES ON BOTH THE NAM OU AND THE MEKONG RIVERS
|Price||US$ 35 / PAX|
|Application period||3 months advance - Day before your trip 8:30 pm (Laos time UTC + 07:00)|
|Departure point||Your accommodation in Luang Prabang|
|Departure date||Everyday (We accept to change the date of tour if you contact us by 7:00 PM day before)|
Date Change/Cancel are available according to the policies defined in the terms & conditions
We depart from your accommodation or Manifa Travel office at 08:30 am by Minivan to Ban Hat Kor about 1 hour. From there we start kayak on the Nam Ou River. We enjoy a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside and see a wonderful nature built limestone cliffs called Pha Aen on the way. 3 hours kayaking take us to the first destination the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, Pak Ou.
Upon arrival at Pak Ou, we visit the famous Pak Ou Caves – two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Exploring the caves about 30 minutes, we start the second course of the kayaking on the Mekong River. We paddle down the Mekong for 30 minutes until we ended our Kayak at Manifa Elephant Camp. There we enjoy a beautiful buffet style lunch at the restaurant – overlooking the Mekong River.
After Lunch we drive back to Luang Prabang. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang hai, where the local rice wine is produced. At about 2:30 PM, we go back to your accommodation or city center.
Pak Ou Caves are well known as Tham Ting or Ting Cave, located on the riverbank, about 25km from Luang Prabang. The cave is very beautiful and filled with thousands of Buddha images and has long served as a pilgrimage site for all kinds of people, including members of the former royal family.
Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river. Savour the traditional laos flavours and delight in the western international style dishes. Made with love and fresh local ingredients | Vegetarian options available
By adding extra US$5, we offer the best budget cruise in town with two-hour sunset trips along the Mekong river with a comfortable long-tail slow boat. Not like other sunset tours cruising around city area, you can enjoy incredible sunset views in the countryside of Luang Prabang.
- 2 hours boat rides and sunset cruises from Ban Xang Hai to Pak Ou to Luang Prabnag (25km)
- A can of beer (or soft drink) & snacks on the boat for free
- Going back to Luang Prabang boat peer at
around sunset time. (6-7pm)