Luang Prabang is a town that exudes peace, serenity and stillness. Remote and situated in mountainous Northern Laos, it can also be reached by travelling along the Mekong River. Read on to find some notable attractions and things to do in Luang Prabang.
Meander Down the River
Mekong Kingdoms is a river cruise company that offers a unique experience to let you witness Luang Prabang from a different perspective – the water. Take a Mekong River cruise from Luang Prabang and even sail down to Thailand.
Check Out the Temples
This town is associated with many legends and folklore it also houses some architectural marvels which is a nod to the fusion of colonial and typical Lao traditions. You can choose from 34 temples to visit to immerse yourself in the tranquillity and peaceful atmosphere that pervades the temples.
Luang Prabang’s night market takes place in the very centre of the town and is worth checking out for its lively atmosphere and the unique knick-knacks on offer. It showcases the very best of local artisans and industries and you can expect to find handicrafts, handmade jewellery, scarves and other little trinkets.
Eat Your Heart Out
Don’t forget to check out Buffet Street which is just around the cover from where the night market is held. Head down this narrow lane to only discover the ultimate lineup of local delicacies and favourites! It’s a great place to meet fellow travellers and exchange anecdotes and travel tips from your adventure in Luang Prabang.