Laos

Luang Prabang Temples and Local Community Cycle tour

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day tour

Tour Level: Easy

Tour Comfort:

Tour Period: 8:30 - 12:30 hours

Tour Highlights

  • Stay active with a cycle tour around Luang Prabang
  • Explore a local neighbourhood
  • Learn the historical and cultural significance of the temples
  • Observe the daily lives of the local people
  • Admire the architecture and unique design of the temples

tour details

Cycle around the landmark temples of the city and cross the Old Bridge to explore a local neighbourhood.

Why choose this tour?

Cycling provides an excellent way to discover the temples of the city and to explore one of Luang Prabang's less well known communities.

tour description

At 8:30 hours guest pick up for a cycle tour around the outstanding architecture and spiritual culture of Luang Prabang. Begin at Wat Xieng Thong, considered the most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang. The sim of the Wat represents the classic Luang Prabang temple architecture with roofs that sweep low to the ground. Cycle on to Wat Visoun, the oldest temple in Luang Prabang and the site of the impressive Singhalese style That Makmo stupa. Nearby is Wat Aham, one of the city's major tutelary shrines. Observe the many faces of the town as you pass by street vendors and local people going about their daily lives. Ride out of town over the Old Bridge and around a local neighbourhood to experience the different architecture on this side of the river. Cross back to return to the city approximately 12:30 hours.

customise the tour

  • Experience a renowned Laos custom - a private Baci ceremony
  • Go Local with an evening of Petanque
  • Diethelm Exclusive: Enjoy a sunset at our pier with cocktails and canapes overlooking the Mekong River

Included

  • Bicycle and Tours with local guide
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water and cool tour available on vehicles
  • Service charges and taxes

Excluded

  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme

 

Tour code: EXLBHLCT

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