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Luang Prabang travel guide

Hmong Night market in Luang Prabang

Travel to Southeast Asia, you cannot miss out Luang Prabang, which is considered as the ‘Jewel in Laos Crown’. Old temples, picturesque waterfalls, and incredible grottos are some of the attractions of Luang Prabang. Just check out these top things to do in Luang Prabang to make sure that you will have a wonderful trip.

Visit Kuangsi Waterfalls in Luang Prabang

Fresh beauty of Kuangsi Waterfalls

Fresh beauty of Kuangsi Waterfalls -source: internet

Kuangsi, which consists of many stunning waterfalls, is the most attractive destination in Luang Prabang. Crystal blue water flows pouring down make Kuangsi Waterfalls look like a mystery masterpiece. Lying in the middle of the forest, visiting Kuangsi is a chance to discover the wild feature of the jungle. Indochina travel Laos

Climb Phou Si Hill

Go to Phou Si Hill to admire the natural beauty as well as visiting golden stupas and Buddha images on the top of the hill. It’s a great idea to sweep panoramic views of the town and see the sunset from Phou Si Hill.

Explore Pak Ou Caves

Pak Ou Caves with a myriad of Buddha statues

Pak Ou Caves with a myriad of Buddha statues -source: internet

Travel to Luang Prabang without visit Pak Ou Caves would be a shame. Pak Ou is also considered as a holy place as it has a myriad of Buddha statues. Limestone cliff carved into exquisite shapes by the hand of nature is one of the attractions of Pak Ou Caves.

You can cruise along Mekong river to reach Pak Ou Caves. This is a good chance to go sight-seeing by boat, admiring the beautiful scenery of the river bank.

Drop at local markets in Luang Prabang

Phousi and Hmong Night Markets are popular shopping places in Luang Prabang. If you are familiar with luxury shopping malls and centers, this is a fascinating experience of local shopping. The atmosphere of the markets seems so friendly and busy with a lot of ethnic people who come to sell items or just buy something like you. Fruit, fabric, food and many other things are available in these markets, so just try some local dishes or buy some handicrafts as souvenirs. jahan cruise mekong

Hmong Night market in Luang Prabang

Hmong Night market in Luang Prabang -source: internet

Hmong Night Market is more significant. Under the lights at night, stretching red stalls become more brilliant than ever. Just hang out with your beloved one to admire the sparkling beauty of Night market in Luang Prabang.

Visit Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum -source: internet

Royal Palace Museum is a good place for someone who likes to see impressive Buddhist art and royal Laos artifacts. A myriad of Buddha images, potteries and handicrafts are displayed inside the museum.

Visit temples in Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Thong temple

Wat Xieng Thong temple -source: internet

One of the favorite things of tourists is exploring temples in Luang Prabang. The most magnificent temples that you should not miss are Vat Vixoun, Wat Xieng Thong, and Vat Sene. With classical architectures, those temples become popular destinations for visitors when traveling to Luang Prabang.

Taste local food

Laos food

Laos food- source: internet

The thing that no one can forget when coming to a new place is enjoying local cuisine. Luang Prabang is well-known for exquisite dishes such as sticky rice, croissants, spicy soup, and baguettes. Don’t miss out any delicious dishes in your trip to Luang Prabang.

Are you curious now? Say “yes” and head to Luang Prabang right now! Certainly, interesting experiences in Luang Prabang would not disappoint you.

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