Explore Luang Prabang on moutain bike
- Get on your bike and depart for a stunning ride through Luang Prabang’s surrounding countryside.
- Ride to Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, located on the bank of the Mekong River, for lunch and for learning some traditional weaving technique of Lao.
Explore a century old temple before leaving town behind for your first stop at a Blacksmith Village. Please note that as this is an authentic, local village there may be times such as on public holidays or during special festivals when the blacksmiths might not be working. Continue on to a village specialized in Saa Paper making. The paper is made from the Mulberry tree, which is a persistently growing perennial regenerating itself after harvest. The bark is soaked and boiled with wood ash, then it is pounded into pulp and often embedded with flower petals. Afterwards, ride to Ock Pop Tok, located on the bank of the Mekong River, for lunch. The Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre is a well-documented gallery where weaving and dyeing techniques of silk are showcased to curious visitors. Learn more about silkworms and receive a brief introduction to the different natural dying methods. After lunch, return to your hotel by bicycle.
- Suggested Time: 10:00 - 14:00
- Duration: 4 hours
- Included Meal: Lunch
- Cycling is over mostly easy terrain and suitable for those with an average level of fitness.
- Private transfer
- Mountain bike and helmet
- English speaking guide
- Water and tissue
- Entrance fee