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FULL DAY Mekong Cruise to Pak Ou Caves. Kuang Si Waterfalls . Local Villages

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Stop At: Pak Ou Caves, Ban Pak-Ou 06000 Laos

These two caves are located some 25km from Luang Prabang where the Nam Ou River flows into the Meking. The journey on a slow moving longboat to caves is decidedly picturesque. Motoring upriver you can see locals fishing and listen to the joyful laugher of children splashing in the water. The caves are revered throughout Laos and a very popular place for tourists and pilgrimsalike. There are some 4000 statyes abd statyettes in the caves, mostly of the Buddha, many stukk covered with paper thin gilding. The first cave is reached by a steep staircase from the river’s edge, while the second cave is a little deeper inside the mountain: bring a torchilight!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang 06000 Laos

The Kuang Si Falls, sometimes spelled Kuang Xi or known as Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls, is a three levelled waterfall about 29 kilometres (18 mi) south of Luang Prabang.

Upon reaching falls, relax and enjoy the magnificent natural surroundings. The water tumbles down and cascades gently into several cool, clear pools where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. The adventurous may walk to the top of the falls via a steep track where stunning views are awaiting them. Kuang Si Waterfalls also is a place where a rescue center for protecting sunbears, the endangered species, is located.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Whisky Village, Luang Prabang Laos

A unique little village on the banks of the Mekong River. Ban Xang Hai ,is also known as whisky village, is famous for their handicraft products like distilling and selling whisky, hand woven fabric and jewelry.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Manifa Elephant Camp, Xang Hai Village, Sang Ha, Laos

Have a buffet lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river surrounded by the tropical forests.You'll have a opportunity to see elephants free to roam around the Mekong river.

Fried Fish with Tamarind Sauce
Chicken Coconuts Curry
Stir-fried Mixed Vegetables
Deep fried Potatoes and Onions, Eggplants
Pumpkin Coconuts Milk Potage Soup
Boiled egg
Luang Prabang Salad & Fresh Vegetables
Fresh spring rolls
Cream Sauce Spaghetti
Rice Noodle Soup
Steamed rice
Bread
Seasonal Fruits
Lao brewed Coffee & Tea
Water

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sakkaline Road, Sakkaline Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos

Traveler pickup is offered
• Your tour experience begins with a transportation service pick up from your accommodation at about 8:00 AM
• Please fill in the name of your accommodation in "Special Requirements" field on booking. If your accommodation is not yet decided, please fill "not yet decided" in the field and notice us by the day before tour.
• Please be at the hotel lobby at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick up. As this is a join in tour, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch - Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the restaurant overlooking the Mekong river. Savour the traditional Laos flavours and delight in the international style dishes. Vegetarian options available
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Pak Ou Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Kuang Si Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Manifa Elephant Camp
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Soda/Pop
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour company has a bunch of different tour variants that they offer, so depending on what activities you’ve picked, they shuttle you between groups. Not sure what happened, but we got put into the wrong group and missed the elephant sanctuary and instead spent...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank RichardSBernard84
yuk461, Manager at Manifa Travel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear RichardSBernard84, Thank you for taking time for us to review your experience with Manifa Travel. We are sorry that you stayed longer time than what we scheduled in the whisky village. As this is a join in tour, please be patient in cases of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour gives you a great overview of the minority Lao’s daily life , and the pleasure of enjoying the unspoiled natural beauty. The boat ride on the Mekong was wonderful. At the cave, don’t miss the second higher one with the stairs case on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Twan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imformative tour,knowledgeble tour guides.Kuangsi Falls is breathtaking.If u want to buy stuff for presents buy it in the local village as its cheaper there.Had an amazing time with the elephants.Smart big creatures ,we enjoyed bathing and feeding them. 💙 Loca Ilonggas Philippines

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Simone C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best. It’s very well organized. Experience with elephants are exciting. Buffet lunch very complete and wifi free .

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LorenzoM1568
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the full day tour of the cave, village, elephant camp and waterfall. It included hotel pickup, water, lunch and all entry fees. Overall it wasn’t perfectly organized and they lack English skills but it was value for money and very convenient to see...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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