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Authentic Experiences in Laos

Hanuman is pleased to bring you a selection of unique experiences in Laos. Enjoy exclusive dining at an abandoned riverside temple on a Mekong island, meet leading figures in Laotian arts and society, learn the secrets of Lao cuisine with a celebrity chef, visit the Vieng Xai Caves with a Pathet Lao soldier, learn the art of travel photography with a professional or enjoy a yoga class in the jungle. All this is possible and more.

 
    The Gibbon Experience  
The Gibbon Experience
   

'Fly' through the jungle canopy like a long-armed gibbon and spend the night in the treetops in an eco-friendly treehouse. This is one of those experiences you will never forget.
    Become a Mahout for the Day  
Become a Mahout for the Day
   

Learn the language of the mahout to control these animals as you move through the beautiful Lao countryside. Help to give the elephants a bath in the Nam Khan River.
    Wine and Dine in Unique Locations  
Wine and Dine in Unique Locations
   

Travel upriver on the Mekong from Luang Prabang and enjoy a private gourmet picnic on an isolated Mekong island or in the grounds of an abandoned pagoda.
    Royal Ballet Performance  
Royal Ballet Performance
   

Witness the beauty and complexity of Lao classical dance by attending a performance in the theatre of the former Royal Palace in Luang Prabang.
    Understanding Traditional Arts and Ethnology  
Understanding Traditional Arts and Ethnology
   

Take an expert guided tour of the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre for an indepth insight into the incredible ethnic diversity of the minority groups that inhabit Laos.
    Restoring Wat Phu  
Restoring Wat Phu
   

Gain exclusive access to the major restoration project taking place at Wat Phu Temple, Champasak Province, with an expert archaeological guide.
    Meet the Movers and Shakers  
Meet the Movers and Shakers
   

Enjoy a private meal with one of the leading lights of Laos from former royal family members to respected international figures who reside in the country.
    Discover the Vieng Xai Caves  
Discover the Vieng Xai Caves
   

Travel to the remote Vieng Xai Caves of Sam Neau Province, one used as a remote base for the leadership of the Pathet Lao. We tour the complex with a survivor from the Indochina War.
    Cooking with a Celebrity Chef  
Cooking with a Celebrity Chef
   

Experience a cookery demonstration with one of Laos' finest chefs to learn more about the delights of Laotian cuisine. This can be arranged in Luang Prabang or Vientiane.
    Buddhist Blessing in Luang Prabang  
Buddhist Blessing in Luang Prabang
   

A snaking line of saffron winds its way through the streets of Luang Prabang at dawn. Join the locals in making an offering to the monks and continue to a local temple to experience a Buddhist blessing.
    Exclusive Dinner with the Artists  
Exclusive Dinner with the Artists
   

Enjoy an exclusive dinner accompanied by some of Laos' finest musicians and dancers at one of Luang Prabang or Vientiane's best restaurants.
    Learn the Art of the Silk Weavers  
Learn the Art of the Silk Weavers
   

Sign up for a silk weaving course with Ock Pop Tock. Learn about the traditional silk production process and weave your own piece of Lao silk to take home.
    Book Parties in Remote Villages  
Book Parties in Remote Villages
   

For a unique experience that helps young children improve their literacy, a Big Brother Mouse book party is a memorable event, staged in a rural school in a remote village.
    The Secrets of Travel Photography  
The Secrets of Travel Photography
   

Learn the tricks of the photographic trade from one of the professionals here in Laos. Luang Prabang is the most popular destination thanks to the blend of history, culture and nature.
    Traditional Baci Ceremony  
Traditional Baci Ceremony
   

Partake in a traditional Baci ceremony to welcome you to the charming town of Luang Prabang. Guardian spirits will be bound to your wrist in the shape of 32 strings to protect you on your journey.
    Living History of Laos  
Living History of Laos
   

Understand and appreciate the history of the Laotian capital, Vientiane, through an intimate tour of its iconic locations and structures.
    Yoga by the Mekong  
Yoga by the Mekong
   

Relax and unwind with your own private yoga session at one of the more remote and secluded locations overlooking the Mekong River.
    Be Revitalised by a Spa Journey  
Be Revitalised by a Spa Journey
   

As spas become more popular in Laos, we recommend a spa journey to rejeuvenate your body and soul. Some of the leading resorts and hotels have sumptuous spas to pamper your inner princess.
    The Legacy of War  
The Legacy of War
   

We visit the Mines Advisory Group Visitors Centre in Phonsovan to learn more about the impact of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and landmines.
    Private Air Travel  
Private Air Travel
   

Explore Laos by private helicopter for the ultimate exclusive tour of land of a million elephants. We can plan an exclusive trip that takes in the best of this little explored destination.
PATA
Hanuman is proud to be a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Hanuman is also a member of the
Cambodian Association of Travel Agents (CATA) and the Cambodian Community-based Ecotourism Network (CCBEN).
Hanuman's Temple Safari is featured on page 32 of ‘The Guide to Responsible Tourism in Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam'.
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