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Best Things To Do in Luang Prabang

If you want to know important things to do in Luang Prabang, then it is important to know about the place. Luang Prabang, the ancient town of Laos is being designated by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 and is currently a tourist destination. The economic bubble of the region is worth commendable and the region is a premier destination of Southeast Asia. Tourists will certainly love the cultural habitat, food and other aspects of the place it has been holding since ages.

 Historically, Luang Prabang was the ancient royal capital of Lan Xang Kingdom, however, later King Photisarat moved the administration to Vientiane in 1545. The place is located on the banks of the Mekong River and Nam Khan. Over the last 20 years, the Luang Prabhang has witnessed good development as an investment has been flooding in and French Villas have been raised. This has certainly attracted tourists for stay and explores the region. Boutique hotels and luxury accommodation have come up offering better option for stay. The entire town is dedicated for tourism and it still remains the centre for Buddhist learning.

 Luang Prabang is blessed with some iconic architecture buildings, cascading waterfalls and Mekong River. This certainly attracts tourists to this location. There are many things to do in Luang Prabang and tourists have a great number of choices. However, people here still follow reserved culture and follow old customs. When it comes to things to do in Luang Prabang, there are many sightseeing to watch including Wat Xieng Thong, Phu Si, Royal Palace and a few others.

Best Time to explore:

Luang Prabang can be visited ideally on November- February when the climate is pleasant and winter. If you don't mind downpour, then June-October is also a great time to explore when lush green surrounding strive.

So plan your trip to Luang Prabang to explore the ancient Buddhist culture and pleasant locations.

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    Full Day Hill Tribe Village Safari
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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark in this exciting hill tribe village safari tour and learn about the different tribes of this region.Start your trip at 9:00 AM after getting picked up from your hotel or the mentioned location Ban XiengMuane, Luang Prabang,Lao PDR in an air-conditioned Minivan.Visit the famous Ban Phanom, a weaving village and then the Henri Mouhot Tomb, where the famous explorer of Angkor Wat is buried.Explore the Ban Hathien, a traditional knife making village,Ban Pickyai and explore the rice fields of Ban Na Tan and Ban Kokwan.Meet the ethnic and the traditional people and learn about their culture.Continue your visit to the Hmong village Ban Bohae up the hilly dirt road to the top of the Longlanh mountain which offers breathing views.Conclude your tour at around 5:00 PM in the evening and get dropped back to your hotel.

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    Nam Khan River Experience in Laos
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    Luang Prabang
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Marvel at the beauty of Nam Khan river in Laos while you visit the very famous tourist destination in the country. Indulge in a very adventurous kayaking in the river.Depart from Luang Prabang at 08:30 AM or at 12:30 PM head to reach Pick Noi that is located 30 kilometers away.Lsiten to the instructiosn breifed by the guide, don't think twice to partake in this wonderful kayaking trip before you head to see the tomb of the 19th century Fresh explorer Henri Mouhot.Roam around the place for sometime and enjoy the remarkable sights, aftermath continue your journey to Ban Had Hien, a small village famous for its orin knife making.From there return to Luang Prabang around 12:30 or 04:30 PM and your experience ends there.

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    Half Day Tad Sae Waterfall and Elephant Riding Tour in Laos
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    Luang Prabang
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Escape into the subtle beauty of nature in Laos with this half day visit to Tad Sae waterfall along with an elephant ride.Get picked up from your hotel around 09:00 AM, be excited to travel towards Tad Sae waterfall that is located 20 kilometers away from Luang Prabang.It is more than a natural wonder created by water streams producing thunder sounds that let your enthusiasm to get raised.Swim in the pools created out of the falls that would pour over beautiful limestone formations and this tranquil, peaceful nature will obviously nourish you.Head on to witness the royal silent creatures seen abundantly in Laos, the giant elephants, enjoy your one hour ride on them and soak in the serenity provided by their natural habitat.Then get transferred to your hotel around 01:00 PM to wind up the tour.

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    Kuang Si Waterfall Adventure
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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Partake in adventure near Luang Prabang, visit to Kuang Xi waterfall, indulge in trekking also with this full day trip.Depart from Luang Prabang around 09:00 AM and get driven for one hour west to reach Ban Xeng Mouk village where your trek starts.Start the trip with a visit to the ethnic Khmu village of Ban Longlao Nung and then head to the nearby village of Hmong in Ban Lognlao Song.Observe and analyse the cultural differences between the two minority groups, despite the differences, they mingle with each other and sharing the same school too.Tread through the paddy fields, large plantations, vegetable fields and cover the trails before you reach the mountainous forest.Explore a cave en route which was used as a bomb storage by the locals during the second Indo China war, continue trekking for one more hour  brings you to one of the many springs that feeds Kuang Xi waterfalls, witness a beautiful pool full of sacred fish also.Descend from the top of the waterfall to have your lunch in the exact Lao style and aftermath relax and relish with the pools below the waterfall. Also, make a visit to the bear conservation center nearby.Take a short walk to another splendid village called Khmu of Ban Thapene which is home to some of the most beautiful pools of Kuang Xi and then head back to Luang Prabang to wind up your tour around 05:00 PM.

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    One Day Village Tour in Motor Cross 110cc
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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Start your tour at 9:00 AM in the morning from Ban Xieng Muane, Luang Prabang and explore the villages in 110cc Motor cross.Ride through the amazing sights of  Kokngiew ,Xieng Lom and then to Kengnoon while enjoying the amazing view.Visit the Henri Mouhot Tomb where the famous explorer of Ankor wat is buried and then pass the airport.Continue riding through the Pickyai village, Xanghai village, which is famous for making sticky rice.Enjoy wine tasting in the village and the continue riding through Mekong river to Pak Ou.Delight in a delicious lunch at the Pak Ou village and then visit the Buddha cave in a local fishing boat.After exploring the cave return back and continue riding along the Ou River bank on dirt roads.Conclude this tour at 5:00 PM in the evening and head back home.

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    Luang Prabang
    h11 Hours

    About the Activity:Invoke in this exciting heritage village tour in Luang Prabang and learn about the different heritage which is preserved in this villages. Get picked up at 8:00 AM from your hotel or an XiengMuane, Luang Prabang,Lao PDR in an air-conditioned vehicle.Start your tour by visiting the famous Wat Visoun, Thad Makmo stupa and Wat Mai,  and admire the Luang Prabang architectural style. Visit the National Museum, Cascade and learn to make Sa paper in the the Xang Khong village.Drive from the city and then enjoy the marvelous sight of the Kuangsi water fall followed by a delicious lunch.Lastly visit the Phousi mount and climb upto 329 stairs for the panoramic view of the city.Marvel at the sight of the breath taking sunset and then explore the market during the night.Conclude your tour at around 7:00 PM in the evening and get dropped back to your hotel.

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    Luang Prabang
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    About the Activity:Have fun unlimited with this 2 day trekking to see the Golden mountain range in Pha Pon and it is a moderate trek.Get picked up from your hotel around 09:00 AM for travelling to the starting point of your trek at Ban Pak Chaek.Cross the Ou river by a fishing boat and walk past Pak Chaek to the Lao Leu village. Also you will pass through some rice fields, beautiful landscape to arrive at Huay Thuom and Yha Nang villages which are inhabited by the Khmu ethnic minority.Explore the villages aftermath, explore to know more about their cultural differences and tradition. Sleep in a well equipped homestay.For the fresher morning, you will be getting the soothing music of the serenity which is abundantly filled with birds and rivers.Next day after breakfast, walk past an area where Hmong people are mining gold, later head to the main destination of the trek, the Golden mountain.From the top you can revive with the panoramic view of the entire place. Enjoy your lunch too. Continue your trekking toward Pha Pon area to Ban Hat Huay.Return to Luang Prabang from there and wind up the tour around 05:00 PM.The trek will be for 6-7 hours each day.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Join this one day trip for enjoying kayaking as well as trekking in Nam Au river. Find adventure through out the trip with the accompaniment of a soothing river.Get picked up from your hotel around 09:00 AM, then go up to the north where the Kayak starting point is located and listen to the instruction from the guide's mouth before you set out for paddling.Start paddling through the river, pass the Eagle limestone at the mount of Ou river to Mekong river and it is facing the famous Buddha cave.Enjoy your lunch aftermath on the banks of Mekong river and then explore the lower and upper caves.Visit a nearby village, Ban Xang Hai that has been involving making clay jars used to ferment wine. Move on to reach back Luang Prabang after you witness the traditional villages that make  Lao silk and Sa paper.Conclude this trip around 05:00 PM by biking back to the Jewel Travel Laos office.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting cycling tour is Lunang Prabang and explore the amazing beauty of this region.Start your tour at 9:00 AM and cycle through the Ban Phanom village and then further to the Henri Mouhot Tomb, which is famous for the explorer tomb of Angkor Wat.Continue cycling to Ban Kok Ngiew then to Ban Annsavan and learn about the minority ethnic people.From here you will cruise through the Khan river and pass through the rice fields to Ban Kok Wan to the Hmong village Ban Boha.Once you reach there transfer to your bikes and then return back to the town.On your way visit the Ban Xang Khong and  the Waving Lao Silk village.Conclude your tour at 5:00 PM in the evening and head back home with lots of memories.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Enjoy this one day tour with cycling to explore Luang Prabang in a detailed manner, the serenity will definitely let you attain peace.Start your incredible trip around 09:00 AM, then ride to reach the boat docking station to cross the Mekong river on a fishing boat.Reach Ban Xieng Man village on the other side of the river, continue biking to ban Na Kham which is famous for making sugarcane, sticky rice in bamboo sticks.After strolling through the village, continue your travel to Ban Houay Tan, pass Ban Som and stop at Ban Na for a scrumptious lunch.Witness a 500 year old mango tree and then head to see Ban Chan village where clay jars using to ferment wine are being made.Board on another fishing boat to travel back to Luang Probang to wind up the tour around 05:00 PM.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:If you are looking for a real time adventure in rivers, head out to partake in a kayaking trip on Nam Khan river in Laos.This one day trip consists of trekking and kayaking. Start your trip from Luang Prabang at 09:00 AM and get driven to the starting point at Ban Mout village.After getting a detailed instruction from the guide start paddling through the river, enjoy the beautiful scenery and see some villages of minorities on the banks of Nam Khan river and finally after a ine and a half hour long kayaking you will reach Tad Sae waterfall.Enjoy your lunch before you get to excite by exploring the beautiful waterfall and indulge in swimming too in the cold pools.Paddle back  and on the way you will observe the local life and their old traditions, after kayaking reach the banks to see the tomb of Henri Mahout.Further, you move to wind up your tour around 05:00 PM at Luang Prabang town.

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    Luang Prabang
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Embark in this exciting 3 days 2 nights biking tour in Luang Prabang and get a chance to explore the amazing beauty of the countryside.Start your tour at 8:00 AM riding through the villages  while enjoying the stunning views of the region.Reach the Sanam view point and rest there for some time and then continue riding through the remote site until arrived the pave road to Muang Kham 22km.Visit the Muang Ngoi village,Sobkhan village, Muang Khua and Ou River bridge to the Muang Samphan.Delight in some mouthwatering meals on this thrilling tour.Learn about the various tribes like  Aha, Roma, Ikhor, Yan, Leu and Black Tai and then continue riding until you reach Namor village.Ride for 56km to Udomxai and then for another 85km.End your trip after reaching Luang prabang after riding for 110 km.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark in this exciting elephant safari and enjoy the amazing beauty of this region while riding on an elephant.Start at 9:00 AM in the morning after driving to the the south of Luang Prabang 30 minutes to the Village then cross the Nam Khan River to Elephant Camp.Get briefed by your guide and then begin your adventurous day with the elephant.Ride on your elephant through the streams, teak trees and through Khan river.Enjoy a bathe in the river and wash the elephants along with your friends.Return to the elephant camp and then enjoy a delicious lunch.Conclude your tour at around 5:00 PM after getting dropped back at your hotel or town. 

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    Luang Prabang
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:This three day trekking takes you to find the solacing beauty of the hilly as well as valley regions of Laos. Contribute more energy towards conquering the trails.Start your trip from Luang Prabang around 09:00 AM and get driven to the south on the route to Xayabouly, reach the starting point at Huay Khod.In this trek you will cross numerous scenic paddy fields, vegetable fields, villages where ethnic minorities live and do their jobs.Scenery will be at the edge of your eyes such as Kuang Si waterfalls, Khmu village, Long Lao village and finally get back to Luang Prabang around 05:00 PM to wind up the tour.

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    Luang Prabang
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Embark on for this one day trekking trip in Kunag Si near Luang Prabang, get into the secrets of such a relishing sights.You will be picked up from your hotel at around 09:00 AM. After a 1 hour drive into the hills west of Luang Prabang where your trek starts.Firstly, visit the Khmu village of Ban Longlao Nung and close by you can witness the Hmong village Ban Longlao Song.Here you will come across two culturally different minorities working and living in harmony despite the differences.Tread along the green paddy fields, vegetable gardens before reaching the wooden mountains with some steeper parts.View a cave which has been used as a bomb shelter, one hour more trekking will lead you to reach the riveting waterfall, Kuang Si where you can witness many sacred fishes as well.Walk down to reach the bottom of waterfall to have your lunch and then spend the rest of the day swimming and bathing in the cold pools down.Travel back to Luang Prabang where you can wind up the tour by 04:00 or 05:00 PM.

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Mekong River boat trip

At 4,350 km, River Mekong is the longest river in Southeast Asia. The Lower Mekong forms a part of the border of Burma (Myanmar) and Laos, and of Laos and Thailand. Two typical journeys along the Mekong areA Three-day cruisethat begins at theSiem Reap, covering Chnok Trou (the floating village), the Kampong Chhnang, the Kompong Tralech, the Koh Chen and finishes at the Phnom Penh. Low water at Tonle Sap Lake can alter this itinerary.



A Seven-day cruisefromthe Siem Reap, a cruise covering the Chnok Tru, the Kompong Chhnang, the Kompong Tralach, the Phnom Penh, the Koh Dek Chau, Chau Doc, the Vinh Long, the Cai Be, the My Theo and finishes at the Ho Chi Minh City. Most river ships on the Mekong have been built recently, and artful replicas of the “colonial” river steamers have been done, accommodating less than a hundred passengers. The cabins, in general, are quite comfortable and practical though recent additions include luxurious options.
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Morning Market

Vientiane Talaat Sao, the morning market is widely known for offering a wonderful selection of the local offerings, mostly of fabric-based stuff. The stalls and shops stay open from early till about 17:00. The indoor market, older and newer malls have been fused together to make Talaat Sao the favored shopping centre for both the locals and the visitors. Mostly the indoor mall keeps featuring household appliances, the knock-off electronics and watches. A few vendors sell delicious Lao ice cream sundaes with yummy coconut ice-cream, nuts, jelly sweets and sticky rice. For buying a sinh, traditional Lao skirt, and endless choices of fabrics are available. Silk scarves, wooden boxes, carvings and bowls are scattered over shops.



 There are shops selling snakes in trinkets and Lao whiskey. Lao herbal remedies are sold. The older mall, opposite of the bus station is of three storeys selling Western as well as Lao clothing alongside electronic goods. Those desperate for parts for a phone, laptops or cameras, find this the ideal place to visit. If one has been looking for traditional styles, the Lao Cotton keeps quality stuff, so does few other shops. The newer mall attempts to raise the standards, and thus features high-end cosmetics, accessories, gold traders and better electronics.
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Pak Ou Caves

Luang Prabang is highly popular for these limestone caves located near river Mekong. The Pak Oh Caves have been known as a place of worship over a thousand years. Near the Pak Ou (mouth of River Ou) the Tham Ting or the lower cave and the Tham Theung, or the upper cave overlook River Mekong, 25 km to north of Luang Prabang, Laos. This group of two caves on the west of Mekong, about two hours upstream from centre of Luang Prabang have become pretty well known to tourists.



These caves are mainly noted for the miniature Buddha sculptures. Innumerous small and damaged wooden Buddhist figures have been laid out on the wall shelves taking positions, including that of peace, rain, meditation, teaching, and reclining (or nirvana). One can reach the Pak Ou caves by boat. The trip takes about 2 hours upstream from the Luang Prabang with a magnificent scenery along River Mekong and the limestone mountains. The way back downstream consumes over an hour. One may alternatively go by a tuk tuk, cab or minivan to the Ban Pak Ou village that’s opposite of caves on the other side of the river.
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Kuang Sii Waterfalls

The Kuang Si Falls spelled also as Kuang Xi or called Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls, is basically a three tier waterfall 29 kilometers south of Luang Prabang. The falls start in shallow pools from a steep hillside leading to the main fall with 60 meters cascade. The water gets collected in many a turquoise blue pool as it flows downstream. The Cascades resulting are quite typical of the travertine waterfalls.



One can make way to the waterfalls on a hired motorcycle with some scenic village en-route or book a tour. Many opt for an unusual alternative and hire a boat and ride down River Mekong before catching yet another boat for the short hop across to these falls.
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Bamboo Bridge

For the construction of any kind, the most important requirement is the use of the bamboo. These products are available are made with the help of the most dependable and versatile building material. Bamboo is considered to be a very fast growing plant that survives itself in different climates and situation. It can be available in a climate that is stretched across the globe from that of North Australia to that of the eastern side of Asia.



 This may include regions such as India and parts of the USA and other European countries. The structure becomes so strong that it becomes hard, and it looks beautiful and has a fine finish. In parts of the world especially in the climates of the tropical region, there are forests to grow huge bamboos that are used for construction. The method of construction with the help of bamboo is used for making industry and is becoming dependent on other alternative methods by using renewable items.
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UXO Laos Visitor Center

Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXO Lao) operates in the nine most impacted provinces all over the nation. UXO Lao makes way for land for agricultural and community related purposes (e.g. hospitals, schools, temples and water supply) along with developmental activities. UXO Laos Visitor Center is basically a permanent but small exhibition in Luang Prabang, which depicts the problems of UXO affecting Laos and efforts to clean affected areas.UXO Laos Luang Prabang visitor center is situated within a government building on Bounkhong Road. UXO Laos visitors’ center usually stays Open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 12:00 and in the evenings from 13:00 to 16:00 .



There is no entrance fee or to the exhibition. ThisUXO Laos Luang Prabang visitor centre is exhibits with just 2rooms the different kinds of unexploited munitions (UXO), along with series of illustrations with appropriate data related to various wars that previously affected the country, the impact on civilian population and tasks of decontamination and cleaning are also exposed.
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Elephant Village

Elephant Village is basically an elephant sanctuary and a popular tourist destination in Luang Prabang, Laos operated by a team of caring individuals for the rehabilitation and protection and of elephants. The magnificent "elephant village" is located about 15 km from Luang Prabang on the bank of River Nam Khan. Elephant Village is ideally located in the laps of Mother Nature, by misty mountains near the river. It's the first and one of its kinds in Laos that offers Elephant interaction programs alongside an outstanding variation of Elephant activity tours for the young as well as for the old.



The area around Elephant Village offers approximately 4 hectares of lush green nature, and sandbank at the camp allowing visitors to watch Elephants during their daily bath. A beautiful Elephant Lodge is connected via a small path, only a few hundred meters from the "Elephant Village", offering a simple but relaxing stay with well-furnished rooms in exclusive colonial style.
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Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang rose to unmistakable quality as the capital of the main Lao kingdom (Lan Xang - place where there is the million elephants) from 1353 onwards. The city owes its present name to the Pha Bang, a respected Buddha picture (now in the Royal Palace Museum) which was conveyed to the city by King Visoun amid the brilliant time of Lan Xang in the mid 1500s.
The discontinuity of the Lao kingdom toward the end of the sixteenth century saw Luang Prabang turn into a militarily feeble autonomous city state paying tribute to the encompassing kingdoms. At last the 1887 sacking of the city by the Chinese Haw drove the Luang Prabang government to acknowledge the security of the French, whose impact prompted the development of the numerous fine pilgrim manors that sit agreeably nearby the conventional Lao design.



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Location - Laos

Opening Hours: All year round

Best time to visit: November to May

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Luang Prabang

  • What are the best adventure activities to do in Luang Prabang?

    Luang Prabang is blessed with some dense forest and hilly landscape offering good outdoor activity options. The location is also celebrated as UNESCO Word Heritage Site and three ethnic tribes have made their home in the surrounding mountains. From cascading waterfalls to sanctuaries, there are many options to explore. As a part of outdoor activities, you can spend the day at one of the many spas and treat yourself to a traditional massage.

    There are many adventure activities to get involved into:

    Trekking:

    This is the must do adventure activity in Luang Prabang. Spectacular waterfalls and wildlife areas offer great option for trekking and other adventure activities. There are companies that offer and one of the popular agents is Green Discovery who offer treks from one day to several days including Luang Prabang to Ban Nong Touk.

    Bowling Alley:

    Though it may not be an outdoor activity, but the Bowling Alley is really fun. You can find this at some of the pubs and lounge where loud Asian pop music, local whisky and Beer Lao are as popular. You will find this in the outskirts of the city and you can arrange for the transportation in advancement and fixing right fare.

    Golfing:

    If you want to indulge into elite game, then Golfing is the best options that can be enjoyed with backdrop of the Mekong River and dramatic mountains. The golf club has 18-hole course on a par 72 green situated 10 minutes by car from the centre of town. The location is at Ban Houiphai in Khet Sangkhalok.

    Cycling:

    Mountain biking is a must in this region as you will be going through some hilly areas. One day trip is conducted by some cycling tour companies.

    Kayaking and Rafting:

    This is yet another adventure location done at the Ban Huay Lo Khmu village. Green Discover Laos and Vietlong Travel offer Kayaking trip at the Nam Xeuang River and Nam Khan River.

  • What are the best things to do in Luang prabang?

    From adventure activities to exploring the Buddhist regions, there are many things to do in Luang Prabang. Some of the best things to do are:

    • Full day hill tribe village safari
    • Adventure activity at the Nam Khan River
    • Kuang Si Waterfall Adventure
    • One Day Village Tour in Motor Cross 110cc
    • Full day heritage sightseeing tour
    • Trekking at Pha Pon
    • Kayaking at Nam Ou
    • Kayaking in Nam Khan river
    • Cycling around the hills
    • Half Day elephant safari

  • Which are the best places to do water sports in Luang prabang?

    Water sports are the major activity in Luang Prabang. There are some rivers to perform these activities. Some of the best places for water adventure in Luang Prabang are-

    • Nam Xuang River
    • Nam Khan River
    • Nam Au river
    • Adventure activity in Kuang Si waterfall

    These places offer the best Kayaking experiences.

  • Where can I enjoy kayaking in Luang prabang?

    Kayaking is the most exciting and adventurous activity to do in Luang Prabang. There are various water adventure companies that undertake this activity. You will be accompanied from your accommodation place and offer all the assistance if doing it for the first time. If you want to do the kayaking activity in Luang Prabang then you have options like:

    • Nam Ou
    • Nam Khan River
    • Nam Xuang River

    You will be provided with all the safety products during the kayaking water activity. The starting price for the Kayaking activity is Rs 2900/- to Rs 3500/-

  • Which are the best places to go for trekking in Luang prabang?

    Luang Prabang is blessed with mountains and trails offering good options for trekking. Whether you are doing it for the first time or experienced, trekking is the great experience. During trekking you will pass through some beautiful locations of villages and mountains. You can go for 2 days of Pha Theung Jungle trekking during which you will pass through great jungle landscape offers a great opportunity to gain a true insight into the rural life and landscape. Trekking in Ban Chomphet will take you to rural area along the mighty Mekong river.

     

    Khmu and Hmong are another best trekking option for adventure lovers. Don't miss the Nong Kiaow and Muang Ngoi which are two difficult trekking options. Throughout the trek you'll come across the ethnic villages. Trekking to Pha Pon is another good option to get the view of Golden mountain range. Some adventure companies also undertake one day Kuang Si trekking that offers some realising sights.

     

    The price of the trekking depends on the number of day the activities take place. The price range from Rs 2000/- to Rs 7000/-.

  • Which are some famous cruises tours in Luang prabang?

    Cruise tour is one of the things to do in Luang Prabang during which you will enjoy view of some mountains and sea. Mekong Cruise is one of the leading cruise services that will take your various landscapes of the region. You can book for 2 days and 1 night. During this tour, you will pass through Huay Xai, Laos Village and Pakbeng. You will be also offered with lunch and dinner.

     

    Shompoo Cruise is yet another company that specialized in Mekong river cruises. It has three traditional slow-boats. The 2 day cruise tour will take you through Houay Xay, traveling downstream to Luang Prabang, or from Luang Prabang, cruising upstream to Houay Xay.

  • Where can one enjoy an elephant safari in Luang prabang?

    Elephant safari is the most interesting activity to do in Luang Prabang. Elephant Village is the leading company and sanctuary that conducts the safari. During the safari, you will enjoy some thrilling activities including inside the deep forest and bathing your elephant in Nam Khan river. During the safari, you can learn how to control and feed your elephant.

    Take a trek through the diverse jungle landscape and experience the breathtaking Nam Khan river and mountains in the backdrop. If you are taking up the half day elephant safari then the price will be around Rs 4000/- per person.

     

    You can go for options like Half Day tour, 3 day tour, 2 day tour and 1 day tour.

  • Where can I go on a Tribal Village Safari In Luang prabang?

    Luang Prabang tribal village safari takes you through the home of ethnic minorities including Yuan, Hmong and Khmu. It is a one day trip will give a glance of the tribal village. The safari trip will start from Luang Prabang and passes through Ban Hath Hient, Ban Na Tan, Ban Long Lan, Ban San Xang Khong and back to Luang Prabang. Green Discovery Laos is one such company that undertakes tribal village safari tour.

    Some of the tribal village are:

    • Yuan (Ban Pick Ngai)
    • Khmu Village (Ban Na Tan)
    • Hmong Village (Ban Long Lan)
    • Hath Hient Village
    • Ban Xang Khong (Ban Sang Khong)

     

    Each of these villages is known for their age old customs and fashion which are still prevalent. Villagers of these tribal areas have perfected the craft over centuries, passing through generation. You can even learn about the traditional medicine practices at Hmong Village.

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