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  • A reclining Buddha on a nearby mountaintop
  • Luang Prabang waterfalls is a popular inclusion when booking your Laos tour.
  • Traditional boats
  • The Royal Palace Museum
  • Tad Sae Waterfall

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 zand 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, bring 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 to boutique hotels.

Pak Ou Buddha Caves is found 2 hours upstream from Luang Prabang on the west side of 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 kms (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 ona 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

  • Essential Laos

    Time stands still in this enigmatic and relatively unspoiled country. A journey through Laos shows you the many varied aspects that make up this land and its charming inhabitants.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,833
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Laos Adventure Boutique River Cruise

    Journey down the majestic banks of the Mekong River on this secluded river cruise. Witness the traditional rhythms of Laotian life, swim the waters beneath the magnificent Kuang Si Waterfall, and enjoy the boutique comforts of the Mekong Sun river vessel.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 1,390
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Touring
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Luang Prabang Stopover

    Both atmospheric and charming, this World Heritage site offers a dazzling array of temples and monasteries as well as colourful day and night markets run by local hill tribes.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 470
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Northern Thailand to Laos via the Mekong

    Voyage down the Mekong River for an exploration of northern Thailand and Laos. Marvel at the bizarre wonder of Wat Rong Khun, the White Temple, in Chiang Rai before crossing the Laotian border to visit the river villages of the Mekong and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of charming Luang Prabang.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,545
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Secrets of Indochina: ex Ho Chi Minh City

    Goway's 13 day Secrets of Indochina tour that visits exotic destinations within Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,677
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Secrets of Indochina: ex Siem Reap

    Goway's 13 day Secrets of Indochina tour that visits exotic destinations within Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,662
    Trip Type:
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    Cambodia See Trip Details
  • The Mekong Boutique River Cruise: Laos to China

    Traverse the Mekong River on a boutique river cruise taking you from Laos to China, passing through Thailand and Myanmar on the way. Survey the famous markets of Luang Prabang in Laos before learning about the opium trade at the Golden Triangle and visiting a tea plantation in China’s Yunnan Province.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,610
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Touring
    Laos See Trip Details
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