Top 10 Fabulous Things to See and Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

Top 10 Fabulous Things to See and Do in Luang Prabang, Laos, Luang Prabang, Laos (B)

Luang Prabang is one of those places that will keep you captive for a long time. It was love at first sight. After just having one glance at this gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage Site, we instantly knew we wanted to stay here longer than just a couple of days.

And so we did, for a week. And if not for the high cost of living in this luxurious town, we would have surely stayed longer. As a safe westernised place it is packed with package holiday makers which no doubt pushes the prices up around town.

Situated on the peninsula formed by the Mekong and the Nam Khan River, French influenced Luang Prabang is one of a kind. If you are planning to spend some time here, you definitely need to do and see as much as you can, but the very first thing you should do is absorb the beauty of the peninsula, admire the palm tree fringed banks of the both rivers, relax and stop rushing.

Once you’ve rested and stopped awing at the clean pavements and at the fact that the town has pavements at all, you can start exploring. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Fabulous Things to See and Do in Luang Prabang, Laos
Guide Location: Laos » Luang Prabang
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Charles Stamp
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Qui’s Gesthouse
  • Pizza Phan Luang
  • Dyen Sabai
  • Wat Pha Mahathat
  • Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham
  • Royal Palace Museum
  • Luang Prabang Night Market
  • Kuang Si Waterfall