Luang Prabang Guide: Explore the Royal Capital of Laos

Luang Prabang Guide: Explore the Royal Capital of Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos (B)

No journey to Laos can be complete without a visit to the ancient royal capital and in this Luang Prabang guide we will show you why. Known for its stunning Buddhist temples and beautiful scenery, Luang Prabang in Laos is one of a kind and a destination you shouldn’t miss.

We were completely unaware of how gorgeous Luang Prabang is. As well as the exquisite French colonial architecture, we loved seeing the two rivers, Mekong and Nam Khan meet in this beautiful valley.

We promise you will not be disappointed, but we are also warning you that this city might break your carefully planned Southeast Asia travel budget, it surely broke ours!

Whether you decide to stay here for 3 or more days, we’ve got you covered. From food options to accommodation to great outdoors activities, this Luang Prabang guide will help you experience only the best of this luxury filled UNESCO World Heritage site.

There is no place quite like Luang Prabang in Laos so be sure to explore it as much as you can. If you are only planning to spend here 2-3 days, here is what we really recommend seeing and doing. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Luang Prabang Guide: Explore the Royal Capital of Laos
Guide Location: Laos » Luang Prabang
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kristina Valisauskaite
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Wat Xieng Thong
  • Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham
  • Phu Si Hill
  • Royal Palace Museum
  • Dyen Sabai restaurant
  • Pizza Phan Luang
  • La Banneton Cafe
  • Scandinavian Bakery
  • Oui’s Guesthouse