The one-time capital of Laos, Luang Prabang is a charming place which happens to be one of the most popular and atmospheric tourist destinations in the country.
The cascade of turquoise blue waters flowing over limestone wedges is an impressive sight! Which can be enjoyed to your heart’s content at Kuang Si waterfall, located 30 km southwest of the town. Pack your bathers, a delicious picnic lunch and prepare to spend a day frolicking about in the water!
Long after you leave, the sight of a special souvenir brings back fond memories. So, do pay a visit to the Luang Prabang Night Market located at Sisvangvong Street, and choose from a range of handmade items. The market is usually in full swing by 4.30 p.m. and can be reached from many a hotel in Luang Prabang including the likes of AVANI+ Luang Prabang.
Take a Cooking Class
Learn how to make some mouth-watering dishes from the Lao cuisine and impress your loved ones back home. A reputed culinary centre to check out include the Tamarind Cooking School. Day and evening classes are available, and the courses usually start with market visits and introductions to the native herbs and spices.
Visit the Wat Xieng Thong
Once known as the Temple of the Golden City, the Xat Xieng Thong holds great historic, cultural and architectural importance. Here, visitors can admire gilded facades and designs.
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