Learn more about Laos' different ethnic groups, cultures and traditions
Get personalised attention and answers to any questions
Gain unique insight into Laos’ ethnic cultures, traditions and customs with a guided tour of the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) in Luang Prabang.
What if you could have time with an expert to introduce you to the hidden cultural treasures of this captivating country? This is your opportunity! You will be picked up at your hotel and driven to the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC). On arrival you will be welcomed and meet your tour guide. Your guide will help you gain fascinating insights into Laos’ ethnic cultures, traditions and customs and answer your questions during a 30 minute tour of TAEC exhibitions. This is your chance to learn, in more depth, about Laos' diverse ethnic groups, and about life in Laos' countryside. With your new appreciation and understanding you will be able to look at this fascinating country anew. There will then be time to visit the Friends Visitor Centre, now known as the Friends Gallery, across the road from TAEC. Take some time to look at the gallery, you can view exquisite artworks of Laos by world renowned artists. At the end of the tour we will drive you back to your hotel.
A French language version of this tour is available led by Dr. Marie-Pierre Lissoir.
All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
English speaking guide
Mineral water and cool towel are available on the vehicles