UNESCO World Heritage Town of Luang Prabang
There is always something to do in Luang Prabang. Walk through the Royal Palace Museum to learn about culture and history. Explore one of the town’s 34 UNESCO-protected temples. Learn how to weave. Go swimming in a waterfall. Trek to a local village. Ride an elephant. Kayak along a wild river. Learn to cook Laotian cuisine. Go on a market tour. Have a private cooking class. Wake up to the sounds of Buddhist chants and observe the monks pace the streets with alm pots.
Kuang Si Waterfall
Admire this 50-metre waterfall and swim in turquoise waterfall waters.
Wat Xieng Thong
Dating back to 1559, enter the temple considered Laos’ finest. Its rich history has seen kings coronated. Admire Laotian artistry. Observe wooden door carvings and stunning mosaics.
Handicrafts & Night Market
Watch weavers work their magic at the Paper & Weaving Village. Shop at one of Southeast Asia’s best handicraft markets. Take home hand-woven silks and embroidered linens. Buy Laotian tea, clothes, bags, bracelets and more.
Mekong River and Pak Ou Cave
Ride on the Mekong. Take a short sunset cruise. Drift 25 kilometres upriver. Visit the highly venerated Pak Ou Cave with its Buddhist statues. Cruise the river and stop at villages along the way.
Discover the Nam Nern Night Safari
Take a 3-4 day journey to the Nam Nern Night Safari, the award-winning ecotour located one day’s drive from Luang Prabang, where you will experience pristine nature in Laos’ largest national park and contribute to community conservation.