Time seems not to be running in Luang Prabang. As part of the UNESCO reconstruction plan, they have built new buildings in a limited number and the marvelous of Luang Prabang is kept as its old look with reconstructed old houses and streets. Take a cycling tour on an easy-level terrain to visit it.
The center of the town is 300 meters above see level, situated on a peninsula . There you will see ancient buildings of the Royal Palace, with temples and monasteries. Sites we’ll visit in ordinal :
Vat May – dating back to the end of the 18th century, a capped sanctuary featuring a five sided roof topped by three parasols.
Vat Xieng Thong (500m far from Mai temple) – contains numerous holy buildings and is the most wonderfull temple in the city
Vat Visoun (700m far from Wat Xieng Thong) – the city’s most ancient temple with wooden windows designed under influences of the Vat Phou’s Khmer temple.
To continue our trip outside the city surrounded by misty mountains and the smaller Nam Khan river, you can cross the this river and take a 4-km ride along the Mekong river towards paper village of Ban Xieng Lek and Ban Xang Khong. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Dinner is free at your own choice. Overnight at the hotel.