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Private Luang Prabang City Tour & Workshop in Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center

Private Luang Prabang City Tour & Workshop in Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center
Private Luang Prabang City Tour & Workshop in Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center

A full day tour in Luang Prabang. In the morning we visit major highlights of Luang Prabang Heritage area with a private tour guides. (Optionally participating with alms giving ceremony in the early morning) We then visit Ock Pop Living Craft Center at noon and have a lunch in their cafe. Afterwards, we join in one of half day afternoon classes offered by the center to discover the fascinating world of Lao textiles and handicrafts.

Please choose one of the classes below and pay the guide on the day of the tour. Please see the Ock pop tok living craft center homepage for details
Natural Dyes Class (Our Price US$39 or LAK 340,000, Retail Price LAK 378,000)
Silk Weaving Class (Our Price US$39 or LAK 340,000, Retail Price LAK 378,000)
Bamboo Weaving Class (Our Price US$22 or LAK 190,000, Retail Price LAK 208,000)
Hmong Batik Class (Our Price US$39 or LAK 340,000, Retail Price LAK 378,000)
Tye-Dye Family Class (Our Price US$23/child, US$28/adult, Retail $26/child $32/adult)

Itinerary
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Stop At: Alms Giving Ceremony, Th Sisavangvong (main road to town), Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

Sai Bat (Morning Alms) is a longstanding tradition in Laos Buddhist culture. In observing it, the devoted offer food to monks throughout the Luang Prabang every morning. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Old Quarter Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

After morning alms, we visit Luang Prabang morning market. The market lining a couple of quiet streets near the Royal Palace, starts early and is over by mid-morning. It sets up along a couple of side-streets next to one of the city’s many Wats. A butcher and some of the more touristy stalls have actual tables for their wares. But most of the vendors, selling anything from rice, to fresh vegetables, to steamed fish, frogs, and anything else that might be the day’s catch, just set up on the ground.

We go back to your accommodation and have a free time for breakfast until 8:30 am.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Royal Palace Museum, Haw kham, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

The Royal Palace, which is today the national museum and built by French colonialists between 1904-09, displays a lovely collection of the artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture. (Entrance fee 30,000 kip)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, Luang Prabang Laos

Built in 1788, known for its glorious bas-relief work, golden stencilling of its sim (assembly hall), and for the ritual cleansing of the Phra Bang during Lao New Year. (Entrance fee 10,000 kip)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wat Sene, 45 Kingkitsarath Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos

The temple was built in 1718 by King Kitsarath with 100,000 stones from the Mekong river. It literally means "Temple of 100,000 treasures"

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang Laos

Wat Xieng Thong, once known as “The Temple of the Golden City”, holds great cultural, historic and architectural importance. It is serenely situated near the tip of the peninsula at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers, with a grand staircase leading up from the Mekong. For centuries it was considered the ceremonial gateway to the town, with visiting dignitaries and soon-to-be-crowned kings arriving via these steps. (Entrance fee 20,000 kip)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Wat Wisunarat, Luang Prabang, Laos

The oldest Buddhist temple dating to the 16th century, known for its large, watermelon-domed stupa.(Entrance fee 20,000 kip)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Phousi, Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

Mount Phousi is a 100 m high hill in the centre of the old town, located on the peninsula between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. As the highest point in town, it boasts the town’s famous and favourite panoramic view. On the summit, the shiny golden stupa of Wat Chom Si sits firmly and greets visitors to the mountain. It was built in 1804 during the reign of King Anourouth and has become a symbol of Luang Prabang’s spiritual significance. . (Entrance fee 20,000 kip)

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, 125/10 Ban Saylom, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre is created as a way to allow visitors to observe the impressive skills that go into Lao textiles. Here you will meet the Master Weavers and see silk weaving on your very own. This afternoon, we join in one of half day classes offered by Ock Pop Tok to discover the fascinating world of Lao textiles and handicrafts.

Before your class starts, you can have a lunch in the beautiful tropical garden with a nice view of the mighty Mekong River. Deluxe lunch (US$15, Reservation required), also various a la carte and drinks (No reservation required)

Duration: 4 hours



Duration:10 hours
Commences in:Luang Prabang, Laos
Country:Laos
City:Luang Prabang

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