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Tailor Made Laos: Luang Prabang

4 days from $3,995 per person, double occupancy

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Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Discover the wonders of Luang Prabang. Nestled at the confluence of the Mekong River and the Nam Khan River, the city’s colorful valleys, northern mountains and gold-plated temples offer spiritual nourishment and time-honored traditions. Partake in the daily ritual of tak bat (giving alms to the monks); witness the city’s most stunning stupas (dome-shaped Buddhist shrines); learn about the importance of the rice harvest in local culture; and marvel at the talents of artisans in traditional Laotian villages.

A&K Advantages

  • Explore the many temples of Luang Prabang — including Wat Khili, the “Temple of the Golden Mountain” — going beyond the guidebooks with insight from your expert local guide
  • Pay a visit to an organic farm, where you witness time-honored techniques used to harvest rice
  • Rise early to witness and partake in the daily ritual of alms-giving to monks
  • Explore traditional Laotian villages, exchanging stories with local woodcarving, papermaking and silk weaving artisans as you go
  • Take in the stunning panorama of Luang Prabang as you witness the sunset from the summit of Mount Phousi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and sacred mountain

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Partake in an evening baci ceremony, a Laotian ritual of welcome, harkening back to the eighth century.

Private Sunset Cruise

In the late afternoon, you will be met for a short transfer to the Mekong Riverside, where you board the stylish boat for a private sunset cruise. Take in the panoramic views as the sun sinks behind the mountains, witnessing a changing sky of oranges, reds, pinks and purples. Relax and enjoy the luxury of the Mekong River. Sample traditional Lao canapés and sip a cold Beerlao, a refreshing glass of wine or a tasty mocktail. Return to town, and transfer back to your hotel by early evening.


After a 40-minute drive from Luang Prabang, meet with one of the sanctuary's directors, who shares fascinating stories about the majestic creatures, the refuge where they reside and the challenges they face. Follow the elephants on a two-hour trek through rice paddies and meandering creeks while witnessing their unique bond with their trainers. As you learn about Laos’ elephant history, reach a lovely patch of forest, where you sit down to a traditional Laotian picnic lunch, eating on bamboo mats on the forest floor.


Extend your time in Southeast Asia by combining this journey with Tailor Made Cambodia: Angkor Wat, Tailor Made Thailand: Bangkok to the Beach or Tailor Made Vietnam: North to South.

Jan–Oct; Priced from $3,995

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2024 travel, and subject to availability.

Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals, special events and due to high demand. International air not included.

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