Why Luang Prabang?
A delightful and charming city and the former capital of Laos
Home to the country’s most historic temple Wat Xiengthong, Luang Prabang is the former royal capital and sits next to the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers. Surrounded by mountains, this designated UNESCO World Heritage Site is a wonderful atmospheric colonial town with charming restaurants located on the main streets and along the Mekong river. During your stay sample the superb Lao street food, a popular place for this is the night market on Sisavangvong Road. There are many day excursions to be enjoyed during your stay in Luang Prabang. Roughly thirty kilometres from town you will discover the stunning multi-tiered Kuang Si Falls. Here take a leisurely walk, enjoy a refreshing dip in the pools followed by a tasty picnic. The Elephant Village Sanctuary and Resort is a wonderful place to spend time and learn about the protection and rehabilitation of elephants in Laos. Spend time in Luang Prabang and its surrounding landscape as it is considered to be one of Southeast Asia’s must-see cities.