Luang Prabang Tours and Vacation Packages
Situated at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers, Luang Prabang is located in north central Laos. The capital city of Luang Prabang Province, Luang Prabang is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must on a Laos tour.
Since the 14th century and under French rule, Luang Prabang was recognized as the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos until 1975 with the communist takeover, bringing an end to the Luang Prabang monarchy.
With Laos opening its doors to tourism in 1989, timber houses and colonial mansions in Luang Prabang were being restored and converted into boutique hotels.
Pak Ou Buddha Caves is found 2 hours upstream from Luang Prabang on the west side of the Mekong River. A group of two caves, they are noted for their miniature, wooden Buddhist figures, laid out on the cave shelves and in various positions.
The Kuang Si Falls, located 29 km (18 miles) south of Luang Prabang is a 3-tiered waterfall, with water collecting in numerous turquoise blue pools as it flows downstream. Well maintained with walkways and bridges, these scenic falls allow visitors on Laos vacation to swim in the pools.
Among Luang Prabang’s historic sites are the Haw Kham Royal Palace Museum and the Wat Xieng Thong temple, found in the old part of town, as well as French, provincial-style houses.
One of the tidiest and cleanest cities in Southeast Asia, Luang Prabang is also considered the most charming.
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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