Storytelling and food
- This activity is suitable for children who love the fairy tales and curious to learn about the myths, legends and folktales. The storyteller, with the live traditional musical accompaniment will bring you to the world of historic Lao.
is Mount Phusi called Mount Phusi? What has it got to do with mushrooms and the Ramayana? Who established the ancient city of Luang Prabang, and what is his story? If you are curious to discover the answers to these questions, Garavek is the place for you! Garavek is a new company based in Luang Prabang, with the aim of promoting and preserving the local traditional stories - myths, legends, and folktales. Every evening, from 6.30-7.30pm, they present a selection of traditional Lao stories in their intimate theater in Luang Prabang's historic old town. The stories are told in English, by a Lao storyteller, with the live musical accompaniment of the khene - the quintessential Lao folk instrument. After the performance, transfer to ‘Tamarind’, one of the best Lao restaurants in the country. Choose between a typical Luang Prabang meals, a ‘buffet’ of all the local specialties, or be adventurous and try foods usually only found in local markets & private homes or out in the jungle! After dinner, return to your hotel with your private car and guide.
- Availability: Evening
- Suggested Time: 18:00 - 21:00
- Duration: 3 hours
- Please note that between April 1st and September 30th the theater closes every Wednesday and Saturday, and there are no performances on public holidays.
- Private transfer
- English speaking guide
- Water and tissue
- Interaction fee