Laos

Luang Prabang Exclusive Baci Ceremony

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day tour

Tour Level: Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: 16:30 or 17:30 or 18:30 hours

2 hours    English, French, German, Spanish

Highlights

  • Learn about one of the traditional rituals of Lao culutre
  • Enjoy a Baci ceremony in an exclusive setting

tour details

Take part in an exclusive traditional ceremony and learn the beliefs and cultural significance behind a Baci ceremony.

Why choose this tour?

One of the best ways to understand Lao culture is to immerse yourself in some of the traditional ceremonies of the country. The ritual of the Baci involves tying strings around a person's wrist to preserve good luck, and has become a national custom.

tour description

Lao people believe that a human being is a union of several organs, each one has a unique spirit to protect them. In order to enhance them and to reinforce the harmony in the human body, spirits have to be called. The ritual of the Baci involves tying strings around a person's wrist to preserve good luck, and has become a national custom.

Guest pick up at the hotel and transfer to an authentic UNESCO wooden heritage house right in the middle of the historical district

On arrival, receive a welcome from the host who explains what you need to do. Everything you need to take part in the ceremony is provided. Once seated, enjoy this immersive experience as the master of ceremony and elders from the village lead the ceremony.

After the ceremony is complete, return transfer to the hotel.

customise the tour

Combine this tour with another half-day tour

  • Learn about Lao culture through a cooking class
  • Discover the natural beauty of Kuang Si waterfall
  • Get up close to elephants on a non-riding Elephant Trek
  • Immerse yourself in Lao history and culture on a City and Temples tour

inclusions

  • Meals as stated in the programme
  • Transfers and tours with your selected guide (English Speaking Guide, French Speaking Guide, German Speaking Guide) in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & Cool tower are available on the vehicles

exclusions

  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to / from Lao (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • 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
  • Drinks with meals
Tour code: NBACEC

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