Rice Cultivation and Kuang Si waterfall from Luang Prabang Full-Day Tour
Luang Prabang, Laos
This full-day, small group tour offers you a chance to be engaged in the real countryside life in Luang Prabang by participating in the rice cultivation activities, learning about how to plan, harvest rice and make it a nice dish in a meal. In addition, you will visit the famous Kuang Si Waterfall where you can swim, relax, and stroll through the jungle. On the way back to Luang Prabang have the opportunity to visit a Hmong cultural museum.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8am in a air-conditioned vehicle to transfer you to the Living Land Farm, a community enterprise located just outside Luang Prabang. This farm provides you with educational programs and professional organic farming right next to the rice fields and villages. You will join and experience the 14 steps of the rice cycle on the Living Land community farm and understand what it takes to cultivate, harvest and prepare rice before its ready to eat, and then you will get to enjoy a special rice snack. In addition, you will have chance to learn about other kinds of traditional handicraft, such as bamboo weaving, tool and trap making, gardening and even blacksmithing.
After, you will embark on a boat on a scenic ride along the Mekong River. During the cruise, admire various natural landscapes, as well as intriguing glimpses of daily life for Lao locals living along the banks of the Mekong. You will be taken to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall to relax and have lunch from a local vendor. After lunch you will have time to rest and enjoy swimming, photo opportunities and explore the surrounding jungle.
On the way back, you will pay a visit to a small Hmong culture museum before being taken to your hotel in Luang Prabang.