Major Classic Destinatinons : Luang Prabang - Laos

Luang Prabang is the ancient capital of Laos and royal residence of the kings. An eventful and sometimes turbulent history has shaped the richness of Luang Prabang that can be found in temples and monuments hidden in its lush settings. It's the rich cultural heritage that has earned Luang Prabang UNESCO recognition as a World Heritage Site.

Luang Prabang is a small town and it is easy to tour around on foot. Said to be the most romantic city in Southeast Asia, Luang Prabang never fails to capture even the most jaded mind. Around Luang Prabang, magnificent sceneries abound everywhere: steep mountains, lush jungle, immense rivers and impressive waterfalls, ideal for nature lovers.

Off beaten track activities in - Luang Prabang - Laos

Homestay in Muang Ngoi

Not very far from Luang Prabang, but Muang Ngoi used to be a scenic village with no electricity and road access. It is now a quirky riverside town set in a stunning landscape of mountain, river and jungle. There are many places to experience a homestay and with walking to surrounding hill tribal villages, hunting by traditional rifles or catching fish, one never fails to enjoy a memorable time here.

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Luang Prabang boat trip

Take a boat trip on the Mekong River, you will be amazed at the wild beauty of its surrounding landscape. The waterfront life is lively and touching with fishermen casting nets, children playing in the water and mothers washing clothes on the banks.

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Luang Prabang ethnic market

The ethnic night market of Luang Prabang takes place every evening from 6 o'clock until 11. This is an ideal place to stock up with ethnic handicraft souvenirs: brocades, basketry, jewelry, bags, sarongs and so on. Local food is also on offer and delicious.

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Silk weaving in Laos

Ban Xang Khong is a traditional weaving village located near Luang Prabang.  For anyone interested in Lao textiles it’s a great way to spend a morning.  Grab a tuk tuk and

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Elephant ride in Luang Prabang

The elephant is a silent but very intelligent and nice animal. His approach is rather gentle for “passengers" to enjoy the scenery. With the elephant, visitors can take pictures and feel like walking on their own foot. Fantastic ride through the jungle, spring and even he can cross shallow river.

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Tuk tuk ride in Luang Prabang

If you have already been to Thailand, you know all about tuk-tuks (called tuk-tuks because of the sound they make, or so) and that they are a cheap form of transportation for short distances, not to mention a practical mode of transportation for weaving in and out the city. Tuk tuk is also popular means of transport in Luang Prabang and though you may not need it for transfer within this small town, it may be the best way to get to the surrounding areas.

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Nong Khiaw boat trip

Nong Khiaw is a little rustic town partly settled along the bank of the Nam Ou River, one of the most important rivers in Laos. It is blessed with some of the most beautiful natural settings in Northern Laos: vertical limestone mountains, lush forest and mystical river. A boat trip from Nong Khiaw to Muang Ngoi or Pak Ou Cave would be a fantastic adventure in Laos.

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