Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden with Project Space

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning or Afternoon

tour details

Discover the beauty of Pha Tad Ke botanical garden.

Why choose this tour?

A great way to learn about the biodiversity of Laos and its relationship to Lao culture is through a visit to Pha Tad Ke. The garden also serves as an artistic and cultural space, so alongside the gingers, orchids, ferns, bamboos, and palms, there is a dedicated Project Space for exhibitions. 

tour description

We pick up at hotel and transfer (No guide) to the Pha Tad Ke boat. Boat departs Ban Wat That at 9:00 hours. Enjoy a 15-minute leisurely boat trip down the Mekong River. Upon arrival at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden reception you will be given a short presentation about the gardens. Afterwards, walk through the Ginger Garden and the Ethnobotanic Garden, which is the centrepiece of the garden. Follow the path through the Limestone Walk and take in the amazing mountainous Mekong landscape. Learn how to make a bamboo stick animal at the site of the hunting lodge of the former royal family. Then, continue your tour of Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden by strolling through the Arboretum, Palm Garden and Bamboo Garden to our viewpoint overlooking the rice fields. Stop by the Mist House where you will learn more about the importance of biodiversity conservation. Finish your excursion by visiting the exhibitions at the new Project Space. An optional orchid talk at Pha Tad Ke Nursery is also available.

All of the gardens have introductory panels and labels and you can always ask our expert staff if you have any questions or require more information.

Enjoy a delicious Lao set lunch at the Pha Tad Ke café.

Return to Luang Prabang by boat and transfer without guide back to your hotel.

customise the tour

Combine with another half day:

  • Experience a renowned Lao custom - a private Baci ceremony
  • Experience a must-see Lao custom and observe Tak Bat or morning alms giving
  • Go Local with an evening of Pétanque
  • Diethelm Exclusive: Enjoy a sunset picnic overlooking the Mekong River at our private pier with cocktails and canapes


  • Transfers (no guide) in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Return Join-in Mekong boat trip to and from Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & Cool tower are available on the vehicles.
  • Sightseeing, talks and activities as specified in the itinerary with local guide.
  • Set Lunch
  • Service charges and taxes.


  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Tour code: EXLBHPTK

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