Here is a proposal for a 1 day journey around one of the jewels of Luang Prabang, the waterfalls of [Kuang Si> 51] (or Kuang Xi). Located 30 kilometers from the city center, we access to the little paradise by a widding road through jungle and paddy fields, crossing couple of villages (most of them from the Hmong ethnic )
* At sunrise, participation to the morning alms
Before and during the procession, your guide will be keen to explain the principles of this daily ritual whose practice is unique in Laos.
* Visit the morning market
Fishermen, hunters, gatherers come to propose their products from the surrounding villages. You will find there a lot of exotic products which the guide will give you the keys.
* Return to the hotel for breakfast
* Then departure for Kuang Si Falls
Approximately 45 minutes drive to the protected area.
* Falls Kuang Si
Visit the black bear park,
Ride in the unspoilt natural park
Swimming is allowed in certain natural pools
Lunch (many small local restaurants around the falls … optional, if you wish, we can provide a picnic on site)
Optional: visit the butterfly farm (entrance fee)
* Back in Luang Prabang
With possible stops in some of the villages along the road.
Departure time from your hotel: Just before sunrise (depending on the date of your trip, from 5:30 am to 6:30 am)
End of program: between 3pm and 5pm
Minivan (a / c) // privatized with local driver tuktuk
English speaking local guide
Entrance fees to pay sites
2 cooling towels
2 bottles of mineral water
3 hours of lectures and practice the art of rice cultivation, between 8:30 am and noon.