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Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, Laos

Nestled within the mountains of northern Laos, the UNESCO-listed city of Luang Prabang is a place where time stands still. As the capital of the ancient Lao kingdom of Lane Xang, and the Buddhist capital of Laos, Luang Prabang is a city steeped in legend. Remnants of its mythical past can be found in the treasure trove of cultural and religious attractions that dot the city.

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Kuang Si Falls

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Pak Ou Caves

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Temples

Local snacks

Fried buffalo skin is a popular street snack, while the dried version is often used in stews and sauces. Another local favour...

Tamarind

Tamarind is not just home to the most authentic Lao food, characterised by its spicy and bitter flavours, but also the acclai...

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Accommodation

Located along the banks of the Mekong River, BelleRive Boutique Hotel offers guests amazing views and the opportunity for riv...

Accommodation

La Residence Phou Vao offers not just luxurious rooms, but in-house Lao cooking classes as well. A Junior Garden Suite costs ...

  

Souvenirs

JoMA Bakery Café

Satisfy your coffee cravings and do a part for charity with a cup of freshly brewed, fair-trade Lao coffee at JoMa Bakery Caf...

About City

  • Flying time from Singapore3 hours 10 minutes
  • CurrencyLaotian Kip (LAK)
    US Dollar (USD)
    Thai Baht (THB)
  • Airport to city4 Kilometres

Fast Facts

  • Airport taxInternational flights USD15
  • ClimateDry season spans from November to April. Wet season spans from May to October.
  • Best time to goNovember to March