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Orange Robe Tours

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Orange Robe Tours is a profit-for-purpose social enterprise, based in Luang Prabang, Laos. We employ former Novices and Monks who have recently left the temple to give culturally appropriate tours to tourists, providing much-needed support during...more
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Khem Khong Road Ban Wat Nong | Next door to Saffron Coffee, along the Mekong River., Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a unique experience I’m amazed more people don’t know about this! We got to go to a temple with a former monk who talked to us a little bit about proper etiquette in temples and answered any questions we had then he gave us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a 'Cultural Temple Tour' in December with Phout, it was a great way to learn more about Buddhism and to get an insight into life at a temple. Phout answered all of our questions during and after our tour and we came...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeorgeEdWill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of both the temple tour and meditation and was very pleased with both. My guide Sounanh (a former novice) was very knowledgeable and able to respond to my questions in excellent English. I would recommend this to anyone interested in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 699SB
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this because the experience gives back to the community and helps with young men who leave the monastery after 18 to become a lay person. The experience was wonderful and a great opportunity to explore and understand the culture first hand by asking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank lucasstoffel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did both tours with Luke and both were so informative ,got a real insight of what life is like as a Buddhist monk and to top it off he then lead the second tour in a beginners guided meditation.. would highly recommend them, both tours...More

2  Thank bronaghn2019
OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words Bronagh. Delivering an authentic experience is our key aim and we are happy we fulfilled that.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect from this tour as there many similar tours in this part of the world and I've been on a number. This was the best by a long way! The staff and guide were so friendly and the tour was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank GAC11NFU
OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Jack, we're glad our tour experience stood out among the rest.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to luang prabang was the highlight of my journey so far. The orangerobetour - my excellent guide was Phout - was the highlight of this highlight! I highly recommend to do this tour. One gets a good impression of the Life of Monks,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank helga h
OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a wonderful review. We're so glad that we were the 'Highlight of your Highlight' Helga H.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a hour with a young guy who spent 7 years as a Novice Buddhist Monk. He spoke perfect English and explained in detail all we wanted to know about Laos Buddhism and the structure and practices. We would thoroughly recommend it.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Orange Robe Tours are guided by ex-novices or monks. This aspect sets these tours apart from others because the guide will have recently lived this unique way of life and can share his experiences and knowledge. The tour provided us with an interesting and informative...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank suegreenhow2017
OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words Sue Green. We're glad that you appreciate the uniqueness of the tours we provide.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ex-novice who guided our small group was very polite and shared some of his interesting insider knowledge with us about daily life in a Buddhist temple. We even got to learn how to meditate.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Ian C
OrangeRobeTours, Owner at Orange Robe Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Ian. We're very happy that you enjoyed the tour and gained new insight into Buddhism here in Laos.

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