Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang…Timeless
Go for more on your visit to Luang Prabang. The UNESCO World Heritage City oozes with history, and cultural and natural sites and activities that lure you to stay longer.
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History: History comes alive in Luang Prabang. Archaeological evidence suggests that Luang Prabang has been inhabited since 8,000 BC. King Fa Ngum founded the first Lao kingdom, Lane Xang, in the 14th century, after he conquered and unified today’s Xieng Khouang Province, Khorat Plateau, and Luang Prabang...Read more.

Ethnic Diversity: Take time to meet some of Luang Prabang’s 12 ethnic groups. You can easily visit villages with Khmu, Hmong, Tai Dam, Tai Lue, Phou Noi, and Yao. The Khmu came to Laos thousands of years ago, with many settling in Luang Prabang. They rely on the forest for growing rice, hunting and gathering, and...Read more.

Things to Do: Trek to ethnic villages and waterfalls, or go off road on a bike. Try kayaking, or take a handicraft class. Hop on a river cruise or fly on a zip line. Go enjoy all of Luang Prabang. Trek through Luang Prabang’s nature with a local guide, and overnight in ethnic villages. Tour operators offer several options, from challenging...Read more

Top Attractions: Check out Luang Prabang’s ancient temples, architecture, craft villages, caves, waterfalls, and nature parks. Examine the elaborate décor under a long sweeping roof at Vat Xieng Thong at the tip of the city’s peninsula. Built in 1560, during the early Lane Xang era, the “Golden City Monastery” stands as Luang...Read more.

Getting There: You can easily reach Luang Prabang by air, road, or boat from several domestic and regional cities. A growing number of airlines have direct flights to Luang Prabang from Southeast Asian hubs including Bangkok, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur. North Asia also launches direct flights from Seoul...Read more.

Getting Around: From the e-bus to cycles to boats to walking, you’ll find plenty of ways to get where you want to go in Luang Prabang. Several modes of transportation connect tourists between their accommodation and Luang Prabang’s attractions. An official counter at the airport offers rides (LAK50,000) in modern vehicles...Read more.

Where to Stay: Enjoy great accommodation with character, whatever your budget. Immerse yourself in the Luang Prabang UNESCO experience by staying at a hotel reflecting the city’s heritage. Enjoy morning coffee from a personal terrace overlooking a garden with lotus ponds or a balcony perched on the Mekong Riverbank...Read more.

Travel Guide: It’s easy to navigate Laos’ #1 tourism city, from getting to Luang Prabang to its hotels, restaurants, and transportation to the many sites. Luang Prabang wears the crown as the top tourist destination in Laos. The UNESCO World Heritage City remains rooted in its past as the Lane Xang Kingdom’s capital and...Read more.

 

Luang Prabang…Timeless
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