Luang Prabang Overview

This is Laos's religious and artistic capital, and its combination of impressive natural surroundings, historic architecture, and friendly inhabitants make it one of the region's most pleasant towns. The city's abundance of ancient temples led UNESCO to declare it a World Heritage Site in 1995, and since then it's been bustling with construction and renovation activity.

But the charm of Luang Prabang is not exclusively architectural—just as pleasant are the people, who seem to spend as much time on the streets as they do in their homes. Children play on the sidewalks while matrons gossip in the shade, young women in traditional dress zip past on motor scooters, and Buddhist monks in saffron robes stroll by with black umbrellas, which protect their shaven heads from the tropical sun.

Despite scores of guesthouses, finding accommodations here can be a challenge in the peak season. And when you visit the top attractions, be prepared for crowds of tourists.

Hotel in Luang Prabang

Our Luang Prabang trips

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18 December, 2018 Shangri Lao Experience Tour Luang Prabang, Laos to Luang Prabang, Laos Shangri Lao Experience Tour 2 days $250 View Trip
18 December, 2018 Luang Prabang Experience Tour Luang Prabang, Laos to Luang Prabang, Laos Luang Prabang Experience Tour 3 days $211 View Trip
18 December, 2018 Luang Prabang: Elephant Ride, Adventure And Homestay Tour Luang Prabang, Laos to Luang Prabang, Laos Luang Prabang: Elephant Ride, Adventure And Homestay Tour 3 days $231 View Trip
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18 December, 2018 Luang Prabang Highlights Tour Luang Prabang, Laos to Luang Prabang, Laos Luang Prabang Highlights Tour 4 days $270 View Trip

Shopping

Luang Prabang Night Market

Luang Prabang night market is something not to be missed when visiting this charming city. It is an amazing sight and offers the most extensive collection of handicrafts in the country and other...
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General Information

Everything you need to know about Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, located in the north of Laos, is one of Indochina's gems and one of the oldest province with dozens tourist attractions of the country. It was the capital of the Lane Xang...
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Heritages

Town of Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is an outstanding example of the fusion of traditional architecture and Lao urban structures with those built by the European colonial authorities in the 19th and 20th centuries. Its...
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Travel Experiences

Attractive activities in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is a small city full of character and charm. There are just so many things to do in Luang Prabang. Being the first UNESCO site listed in the country of Laos, the town offers a...
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