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.

Our Luang Prabang trips

Trip name Days From USD
The Best Of Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia The Best Of Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia 21 days Inquiry Now View Trip
Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Exotic Holiday Hanoi, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Exotic Holiday 19 days Inquiry Now View Trip
The Best Of Vietnam & Laos Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Luang Prabang, Laos The Best Of Vietnam & Laos 18 days Inquiry Now View Trip
Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Glimpse Holiday Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Glimpse Holiday 17 days Inquiry Now View Trip
Vietnam & Laos Special Holiday Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Luang Prabang, Laos Vietnam & Laos Special Holiday 17 days Inquiry Now 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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Heritage

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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