An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession.
After breakfast, drive out of town about 15KM visit the elephant camp (Elephant village) at Ban Xienglom. En route stop at a famous and well-known village, Ban Phanom, almost all of those villagers are weavers. They used to be servants and made handicraft souvenirs for the last king of Laos. Another stop at Henri Mouhot monument (grave) at Kaeng Noon, a French explorer who discovered Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, but he died 1861 from Malaria at Kaeng Noon when he moved to Laos for further discoveries.
Then continue to the camp.
● Arrival at the Elephant Village Camp: Welcome greeting by your guide and participate in a short briefing about elephants
● Elephant Feeding: Get up close and personal with elephants
● Explore Elephant Village: Visit our elephant hospital, museum, gallery and dung paper making facility!
Return to the town visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Lao Loum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. After returning to Luang Prabang by late afternoon. We return to the city by late evening to observe the sunset at Wat Phabath Tai.