Private luxury tours in Laos

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Luxury Laos Tours

Luang Prabang Stopover
(4 Days)
Luang Prabang

Introduction to Luang Prabang
(5 Days)
Luang Prabang

Best of Luang Prabang
(6 Days)
Luang Prabang

Highlights of Laos
(6 Days)
Vientiane, Luang Prabang

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Vietnam & Laos
(11 Days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Luang Prabang

Best of Laos & Cambodia
(7 Days)
Luang Prabang & Siem Reap (Angkor)

Highlights of Thailand & Laos
(10 Days)
Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Journey Through Indochina
(15 Days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap (Angkor)

Journey Through Southeast Asia
(24 days)
Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Siem Reap (Angkor), Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

Best of Luang Prabang

(6 days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Luang Prabang

On this private Laos tour, experience the best of Luang Prabang, an enchanting traditional town along the Mekong River. Stay at two different resorts—one in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town center and the other in the rural hills nearby—and enjoy private cultural touring and unique activities that immerse you in Lao traditions, history and lifestyle.

Begin with a stay at Amantaka, an exclusive luxury resort in the historic center that’s ideal for exploring the rich local culture. During private touring with your own guide and driver, walk through streets lined with a unique blend of traditional Lao and French colonial architecture. Visit landmarks such as the National Museum and Wat Xieng Thong, an important Buddhist temple. Explore a local food market with a chef to learn about Lao herbs and cuisine, and visit handicrafts workshops to browse for handwoven silk and cotton textiles and other items. Perhaps climb Mount Phousi, a small hill with panoramic views over the town and river. One day, take a memorable private cruise on the Mekong River to visit riverside craft villages and the Pak Ou Caves, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. If desired, also rise early to give alms to local Buddhist monks during their dawn procession, and learn more about Buddhism’s central role in Lao culture.

Next, stay at Rosewood Luang Prabang, a romantic luxury resort built along a stream in the forested hills outside town. One day, enjoy a private visit to an elephant sanctuary to learn about the history of wild elephants in Laos and walk with the gentle giants through the forest. Also get a taste of rural Lao life during a visit to a local hill tribe village, and stop at beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall and other attractions.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can incorporate additional activities into this tour, such as hiking, biking, kayaking, cooking classes, jungle excursions, a visit to a private home, photography excursions and more.

This tour combines well with other destinations in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Luang Prabang

Private arrival transfer to Amantaka for 3 nights. Traditional welcome ceremony

Day 2 Luang Prabang

Option for sunrise alms-giving. Half-day private city tour

Day 3 Luang Prabang & Mekong River

Morning market visit with chef. Afternoon private Mekong River cruise to Pak Ou Caves and riverside crafts villages

Day 4 Luang Prabang

Private transfer to the Rosewood Luang Prabang for 2 nights. Afternoon private elephant experience

Day 5 Luang Prabang & environs

Morning visit to local hill tribe village. Afternoon private excursion to Kuang Si Waterfall

Day 6 Depart Luang Prabang
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Luang Prabang: Amantaka (first stay) and Rosewood Luang Prabang (second stay)

Cost
$6,280 Per person (double occupancy)