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Cultural Temple Tour & Guided Meditation Experience by Orange Robe Tours

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    Pass By: Orange Robe Tours, 95 Khem Khong Road, Ban Wat Nong Next door to Saffron Coffee, along the Mekong River., Luang Prabang 0095 Laos

    We meet at our offices located next door to Saffron Coffe along the Mekong river, then take a 2-3 minute relaxing stroll to the nearby temple, Wat Pa Phai.

    Stop At: Wat Pa Phai, Ban Xiangmen, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

    Cultural Temple Tour:

    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.

    Guided Meditation Experience:

    Held inside a local temple, this experience gives you the opportunity to learn and practise the same meditation techniques taught inside the temple and will give you a better understanding of the importance of meditation in Buddhism.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Orange Robe Tours, 95 Khem Khong Road, Ban Wat Nong, ຫຼວງພະບາງ, Laos
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for those with existing knee issues
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Guided Meditation is not recommended for children under 13, unless highly supervised by a parent.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our Tour guide was great and did the best he could under the circumstances. I think maybe young children should not be allowed to do the guided meditation tour as the ones on our tour spent the time poking each other and disturbing everyone else.More

    1  Thank L00pylu72
    OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review and your feedback Linda. As a new organisation, it is very important to us to gain feedback from customers, such as yourself, so we can grow. We have discussed it as a team, and from this point onwards we will...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

    The guide - who has been in a temple for 7 years - was very nice and encouraged us to ask as many questions as possible. We got quite good insights in lao buddhism and how this religion "works". The only thing which we missed,were...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Max G
    OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

    Thank you for the honest review Max. I would really appreciate it if you could email me at luke@orangerobetours.com with what kind of information you think the Guided Meditation Experience was missing. It's listening to feedback from people such as yourself that helps us become...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

    I had a very good tour with Santi, a young but enthusiatic guide. he shared lots of information abt the Buddhism in Laos and the life of monks there. Everyone from the office to tourguide, they’re all friendly, made me feel welcome. Highly recommend choosing...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Huyền N
    OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

    I have passed on your kind review to the staff and they're very pleased that you enjoyed your tour Huyền. Thank you for writing us a review.

    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    Highly recommend this tour! I had such an insightful morning and learned so much about Buddhism in Laos and what it means/takes to become a monk in Lao society. The tour was led by a former monk and he was more than happy to answer...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Brittany V
    OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2019

    Thank you for sharing your review Brittany and understanding our mission of giving back to the local community. We're very glad you enjoyed your morning with us.

    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    I learned so much about Buddhist culture and life in the temple that I would never have known had I not gone on this tour. Santi my tour guide was delightful and full of information. Would 100% recommend!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank TheMackerel
    OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a kind review Finn. The whole team is glad you enjoyed your tour!

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