FULL DAY – KAYAK TO PAK OU CAVES . KUANG SI WATERFALLS — TOUR CODE:F19
COMBINATION TOUR : KAYAK TO THE BUDDHA CAVES & WATERFALL
|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
Pickup from your accommodation at 8:30 am. Departing from city at 9:00 am. We go 30km north and head to the start point of kayaking. Starting point is the Nam Ou Riverside of Ban Pak Ou or Ban Hat Kho (depending on the level and physical strength)
The Nam Ou is an easy river for kayaking, We can enjoy a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside and see a wonderful nature built limestone cliffs called Pha Aen. 0.5 – 1.5 hours kayaking take us to the first destination the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers.
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. We explore the caves with guide 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 break, this adventure destination package takes you to Kuang Si Waterfall – you will have time to explore the three layered Kuang Si Waterfall walk the trails of the nature reserve and swim in the refreshing turquoise water pools and visit the bear rescue center.
Our way back into Luang Prabang we make a stop at Ban Na Uan hmong village where you have the chance to experience Hmong village life, meet some of the local people and see the makings of their traditional embroidery crafts. From here it is time to make our way into town, typically this is between 5:30pm – 6:00pm – drop off location is at the post office on the main street, near the night market or at your accommodation by prior arrangement or on request.
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
The Kuang Si Falls is a three levelled waterfalls that begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside and lead to the main fall with a 60 metres (200 ft) drop. This large cascade of pale turquoise blue water that tumbles from the thick jungle above into perfectly sculpted limestone tiered pools below might just be the ultimate highlight of any trip to Laos.