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  • You'll start at
    Orange Robe Tours
    95 Khem Khong Road, Ban Wat Nong, ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ, Laos
    Our office is located next door to Saffron Coffee along the Mekong River, on Khem Khong Road.
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    Wat Pa Phai
    Stop: 60 minutes
    Our Cultural Temple Tour, led by a former Buddhist Novice or Monk, includes a guided tour of a local temple, focusing on Buddhist culture, temple architecture, appropriate temple etiquette and the daily life of the Monks. This is your opportunity to find out everything you would like to know about Buddhism in Laos from a first-hand source.
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    Orange Robe Tours
    95 Khem Khong Road, Ban Wat Nong, ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ, Laos
    Our office is located next door to Saffron Coffee along the Mekong River, on Khem Khong Road.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Orange Robe Tours, 95 Khem Khong Road, Ban Wat Nong, ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ, Laos
Duration
1h
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Returns to original departure point
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Katie S wrote a review Mar. 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
The guide spoke excellent English and was more than willing to answer all of my questions (I had a lot). Really enjoyed learning more about life in Laos.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Cultural Temple Tour by Orange Robe Tours
Responded Mar. 19, 2020
We're glad we were able to answer all of your questions. Customer satisfaction is very important to us. Thank you for joining us Katie.
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kst317 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Madison, Wisconsin18 contributions8 helpful votes
My 11 year old son and I joined the afternoon Cultural Temple Tour with Sunti yesterday. After visiting dozens of temples in Thailand and Lao without a proper introduction to Buddhism, temples and the lives of Monks and Novices, we received a wealth of information from our guide
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Cultural Temple Tour by Orange Robe Tours
Responded Feb. 22, 2020
Sunti was thrilled when he read your review. Customer satisfaction is very important to us.
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Cyndy C wrote a review Feb. 2020
Vancouver Island, Canada18 contributions4 helpful votes
If you are interested in finding out more about the cultural, spiritual life of the Luang Prabang monks and novices, I highly recommend this tour. The generosity of Sandi, our guide, provided us the opportunity to ask numerous questions along with sharing his personal experience
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Responded Feb. 22, 2020
The team is very glad they were able to provide with some new insight Cyndy. Our mission is to educate tourists on how to behave appropriately inside the temple so we're very happy that we have achieved this.
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Kimberley v wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Had a really great time on this tour. Our tourguide explained a lot about bhoedism and the life of a monk and he answered all the questions we had. It was really interesting to learn about it. If you want to know more about bhoedism and the culture of Laos, I would totally
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Cultural Temple Tour by Orange Robe Tours
Responded Feb. 12, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review Kimberley. The team is happy that they were able to answer all of your questions.
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Dave M wrote a review Jan. 2020
Seattle, Washington140 contributions27 helpful votes
My wife and I recently joined Sunti for the Orange Robe Tour. This was one of the best tours that we have taken in a long time. Sunti is an ex-novice (Monk in training) and shared what life is like as a budhist monk. We learned so much and Sunti was a tremendous host who
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Cultural Temple Tour by Orange Robe Tours
Responded Jan. 31, 2020
Thank you for the wonderful review Dave. I have passed it onto Sunti and he is delighted that you had a wonderful experience with us. The whole team really appreciates you taking the time to leave us such a lovely review.
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danielesinniger
danielesinniger
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A must experience !
Talking to our guide was great, the young ex novice shared his experiences and knowledge about Buddhism. He was rea
louisetravelsinasia
louisetravelsinasia
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Amazing experience
Both tours were great! It was amassing to hear about the experience of our guide as a novice and be able to ask him
Natalie112019
Natalie112019
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Great afternoon activity
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone to learn more about temples around Laos and a day in the life of a monk
v_bernadett
v_bernadett
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Fascinating tour
What a memorable tour! Truly fascinating, I learned a lot from our guide who has shared very interesting facts and
laurabU1623LA
laurabU1623LA
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A unique introduction to Lao buddhism
I took this tour at the first day of my holiday in Laos in order to get an introduction to this important part of L
K1651ZEjamesh
K1651ZEjamesh
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Great way to start a visit to Luang Prabang
We did the cultural temple tour and guided meditation. The cultural temple tour consisted of 1 temple, and was rel
iheart2travel_8
iheart2travel_8
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Most relaxing tour I’ve ever been on!
This was so interesting and informative I think everyone needs to do this before they go to all the temples! It wa
DoraSimay
DoraSimay
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Beautiful experience
Amazingly interesting, it was interesting to take a peek into Buddhism. Thank your for your work!!!!
AndreaHubs
AndreaHubs
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Very interesting tour
We liked the tour very much, got some inside knowledge of the daily routine of the monks and novices by a former mo
AustraliaAthena
AustraliaAthena
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Absolute highlight - do not miss!
Although we have been to Laos (and other parts of Asia) many times and considered ourselves to be pretty familiar w
KatSEA2020
KatSEA2020
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Simply Spectacular
Easily my favourite activity I have done in my last 4 weeks of travelling in South East Asia! The young men are so
tszmaym
tszmaym
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I loved the atmosphere
Went to two temples with detailed explanation by the tour guide. Chatting as a group. Great to have tried this.
ashems13
ashems13
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Well worth a visit - even for backpackers
Fantastic educational morning with an excellent novice monk guide. We are complete beginners to meditation and have
BunnyTravel_11
BunnyTravel_11
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Informative and special tour
This was hands down one of the best activities I did whilst in Luang Prabang. I'd go as far to say that you shouldn
katisaun
katisaun
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Informative tour
We enjoyed our tour of a local temple, given by a former monk. His English was excellent, and he was able to answer
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