Culture, Cuisine & Textiles of Cambodia and Laos
Niche Tours with Lynda Drury of Floating Stone Silks are heading to Laos and Cambodia Jan 20 to Feb 2, 2015
Explore Cambodia and Laos on this magical journey of discovery combining silk textiles with cultural immersion and urban exploration. Experience the country’s natural beauty, visit remote silk weaving villages and meet the women who work in them.
Stroll through the colourful night market of Luang Prabang. Meander up the Mekong River to a tented echo lodge nestled on the bank of the river in a remote valley of rice fields, small villages and forested mountains, accessible only by boat. Visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple, the Royal Palace and the famous Angkor Wat. Enjoy a private blessing ceremony by the Buddhist monks.
Explore textile weaving and silk workshops along with the local markets of Phnom Penh. From stilted villages to towering ancient temples and mysterious Buddha filled caves, this tour takes you deep into the wonders of these two beautiful countries.
The tour is limited to 12 women per tour.