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Explore the UNESCO Treasures of Luang Prabang

April 7, 2017 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Take a step back in time and discover the many cultural and historical gems of Luang Prabang, Laos; from its golden roofed temples and age-old monasteries, stunning natural sights to its charming blend of French and Laotian influences. With wonderful adventure packages from The Grand Luang Prabang from now till 30 June 2017, you can experience authentic, off-the-beaten-path experiences in this tranquil UNESCO Heritage town.

Visit one of the 30 spectacular Buddhist temples in this ancient town. The best way to explore is by foot or cycling through the little town. You may even have the opportunity to speak to one of the young Buddhist monks. Wat Xieng Thong is the most famous and visited temple and monastery, with ornately designed mosaic tiles and sweeping tiered roofs.

Sail down the Mekong River and watch the sun sink into the horizon. Make a pit-stop at the famed Pak Ou Caves; two caves cut into a limestone cliff. The caves hold hundreds of perfectly posed Buddha images of various styles and sizes. The Grand Luang Prabang which is situated along the Mekong River offers stunning views of the river and natural landscape.

Take up a cooking class at The Grand Luang Prabang with Chef and get hands-on learning for authentic local dishes. Dishes rotate and are dependent on the fresh produce available daily at the market.

Rise at dawn and receive blessings from the city’s Buddhist monks at the Alms Giving Ceremony. Clearly distinguished by their brightly colored Saffron robes, kneel at the Prince Petcharath Palace and give your alms in the form of handfuls of sticky rice to the monks. A spiritual ceremony that started in the 14th century, this age-old tradition is ever present today.

Offer Packages

Choose the 2-night Weekend Getaway Lao New Year package at USD145 per night and enjoy daily breakfast for two, complimentary airport transfers, late check-out, alms-giving ceremony as well as a Laotian cooking class. Alternatively, book the 2-night Romantic Mekong Escape Package at USD195 per night and enjoy daily breakfast for two, complimentary airport transfers, late check-out, welcome kit including wine and strawberries, romantic turn-down service and gift as well as the alms-giving ceremony.

About The Grand Luang Prabang

Carefully preserved to protect the history and heritage of the Xiengkeo Palace, the 75 rooms and suites of the resort have stunning views of the Mekong River, mountain landscape and lush gardens, promising a peaceful and tranquil stay experience. Facilities include a restaurant and bar, swimming pool, and the Xiengkeo Museum. The Grand Luang Prabang is a 15-minute drive from Luang Prabang International Airport.

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