Today, continue your tour in Laos with sightseeing in Pak Ou cave before long journey to mountainous area:
After breakfast, we will depart to Oudomxay. On the stop at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers and ferry to visit Pak Ou caves. Being one of the most respected holy sites in Lao; Pak Ou Caves have a history dating back thousands of years. Packed with over 4,000 Buddha icons, the caves, a shrine to the river spirit and Lord Buddha, are set in a dramatic limestone cliff at the point where the Mekong joins the Nam Ou River. There are two caves to visit, the lower cave called Tham Ting and the upper cave Tham Theung, both boasting miniature Buddhist figures that are mostly made from wood.
Then ferry back and continue to heading to Oudomxay, an area inhabited by hill tribe villages who eke a meagre existence from the land. Along the way you will pass villages of Phu Thai, Thai Lu, Hmong, Thai Dam, Lao and Khamu. The people are very friendly and not yet tired of seeing tourists. We stop at weaving villages along the way, where you still see families sitting in the shade weaving on old looms. A long brings you then to Oudomxay, the capital of the Oudomxay Province. Check in your hotel for resting.
Meals on your own. Overnight at hotel.