The sights and highlights in and around Luang Prabang can be combined in our day trips and offer a great deal of individual experiences. Luang Prabang offers more and more activities and sights to visit, and here are just a few of them. The most practical way to explore the city is by bike. With one of our guides you will be able to learn even more about the life and culture of Luang Prabang. Our adventure and exploration tours can offer a unique way of seeing natural sites around Luang Prabang.
Historically, Luang Prabang was the royal capital of the Lane-Xang Kingdom. Even today, you can sense the sovereignty that was once the royal kingdom. Come and enjoy the crumbling French architecture, glistening temples and extensive natural beauty in the surrounding of Luang Prabang. We can promise that even the hardest of hearts would have a struggle not to warm to this place. The town’s entire historical section is dedicated to tourism, with everything from former royal palaces to over 33 Buddhist temples (wats), spread over the ancient World Heritage Town of Luang Prabang. This former royal capital still remains the main center for Buddhist learning in Laos and is the perfect location for spiritual contemplation.
Cascading waterfalls, jungle peaks and the brown waters of the Mekong River provide ample opportunity to swim, climb and sail your way through Luang Prabang. Laos has just recently opened up to general tourism, something which had previously been cut off from the rest of the world. Laos developed a small but steady economy, based on tourism and regional trade. This small and gentle town where most locals go asleep early, is now one of the richest and most visited provinces in Laos. It’s one of the few places where you feel that this is the genuine article and one that retains its unique ambiance. Come to Luang Prabang and explore this fantastic world.