Monks collecting alms in Luang Prabang, Laos

One-day itinerary: Sunrise to Sunset in Luang Prabang

Country: Laos

1 Day

Luang Prabang, Laos: Wake-up at sunrise to participate in giving morning alms to the local monks. You’ll be accompanied by your guide who can demonstrate the proper method of alms giving and explain this daily Buddhist ceremony.

Return to your hotel for breakfast, after which your guide will take you on a tour of the city, including visits to The National Museum, Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Visun and Wat Sen.

Enjoy lunch in town at a restaurant of your choice. After lunch your guide will meet you and you’ll continue your tour, finishing with a hike up Mt. Phou Si in the late afternoon to see a sweeping view of Luang Prabang and watch the sunset.

Note: Journeys Within’s one-day itinerary ideas are some of our favorite one-day activities – many of which are exclusive to Journeys Within. We do not book these one-day itineraries by themselves, but only as part of a full tour package.

Pool in Luang Prabang

Laos For The Ladies: Luang Prabang Tour

Country: Laos

7 Days | $2,565

Traveling with your girlfriends can be a great escape and there is nowhere better for a girlfriend escape than Luang Prabang, Laos. A mecca for shopping, spas, culture and adventure, Luang Prabang offers something for everyone and is a great place for the girls to “fit it all in” and still leave feeling rested. Enjoy a massage at the lovely Phou Vao Spa, stroll the famous Night Market, and learn how to weave side-by-side with the locals. So get your girlfriends, mothers, and sisters together and have an adventure!

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bicycling through Laos

Under Your Own Steam Tour

Country: Laos

9 Days | $2,235

Get out of the car and start touring. Laos is a wonderful country to explore under your own steam so in this 8 day tour we encourage you to paddle, trek and boat your way to new and exciting experiences. The kayaking on the Nam Song will be through stunning scenery and landscape, the trekking in Luang Prabang will introduce you to people and cultures so different from your own, and boating on the Mekong will allow you to relax and soak up the calm and peaceful atmosphere in Laos. Discover Laos for yourself.

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Buddha statue in Laos

Legacies of Laos Tour

Country: Laos

12 Days | $3,150

For those travelers who don’t mind roughing it, traveling great distances on mountainous roads and getting very local, this is the tour for you. This trip is a grand adventure for those seeking one and truly allows you to comprehend how today’s Laos was formed. Beyond the cultural and historical experience, you will get to see some breathtaking countryside, highly impressive (and sought after) textiles and meet some of the best people in Laos. This 12 day tour is the adventure of a lifetime for those of you who truly want to go “off the beaten path.”

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