Laos Culinary Delights
Combine your love for food with your passion for travel on this unique culinary tour. Learn the secrets of Laos’ world famous cuisine, as you explore the landscape, meet the people and delve into the history of the country – finding inspiration in the favorite local dishes.
Arrival in Luang Prabang
Upon arrival at the airport in Luang Prabang you are greeted by a guide who will then escort you to the hotel. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham and Wat Mai. We then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred gilded stupa as well as enjoy the beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From here, we explore the Street Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection and handmade textiles made by local and hill tribe people.
Accommodations: Villa Maly or Similar, Villa Santi Resort & Spa or Similar
Luang Prabang Cooking Class
Luang Prabang – Elephant riding
08:30 – 09:00 am depart your hotel for a tour of the Elephant Village. The camp manager will greet you and conduct a short briefing before our elephant ride. Enjoy a one and a half hour walk through a unique natural jungle valley and limestone cascades to the Elephant Jungle where a boxed lunch will be served. Visit Tad Sae Waterfall and relax on a boat trip on the Khan River back to the Elephant Village. We should arrive back in Luang Prabang around 4pm. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Villa Maly or Similar, Villa Santi Resort & Spa or Similar
Luang Prabang – Flight to Vientiane
Vientiane – City Tour & Cooking Class
We begin by visiting the major sights of the capital including the oldest Wat Sisaket, with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image.Meet at Full Moon Cafe at 10:00am to begin your epicurean experience.Travel to a garden on the Mekong River and begin preparations for a wonderful lunch. learn the secrets of making perfect sticky rice. Lao cooking is light and fragrant and you’ll be able to customize your dishes to your own palate. While dining you’ll also learn about Lao culture and etiquette.. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Mercure Vientiane Hotel or Similar, Green Park Boutique hotel or Similar
Vientiane – Flight to Pakse – Bolaven
Pakse – Wat Phou – Khong Island
Khong Island – Khong Phapheng Waterfall
Khong Island – Don Daeng
Don Daeng – Pakse – Departure
|• Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
• Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
• Boat Trip on Mekong River
• Vientiane & Luang Prabang Cooking Class
• Service of English speaking guides in every location
• Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary