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Mekong Cruise to Pak Ou Caves. Kuang Si Waterfalls. Local Villages
Address Luang Prabang, Laos, Asia
Rate Average 49.00 USD 
There’s no need to negotiate with boatmen on the waterfront for this Mekong cruise. Booking online ensures a comprehensive guided door-to-door package at a fixed price. Cruise from Luang Prabang to the Pak Ou Caves with a stop to taste rice whiskey and explore a cave. After lunch in an elephant camp, travel by car to the Kuang Si Falls and visit a Hmong village. Upgrade for a private tour. Mekong cruise and cultural tour, including Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Falls Try rice wine and whiskey in Ban Xang Hai and eat lunch in an elephant camp Upgrade for a private package, with your own boat, guide, and vehicle No more map stress: Tour picks up and drops off at your accommodation Departure Point Sakkaline Rd, Luang Prabang, Laos Return Details Returns to original departure point Ban Xang Hai 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. 30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 2 Pak Ou Caves 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! 40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included 3 Manifa Elephant Camp 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 Grilled Skewers (Meat, Veggie) 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 1 hour 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included 4 Kuang Si Falls 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. 2 hours • Admission Ticket Included ;