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Explore Luang Prabang Backroads Biking Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in  Luang Prabang at 9:00 am by your guide and then proceed to the local morning Phosy Market where you can see the locals getting their daily supplies. Then bike to visit the National Museum the important Wat Mai from 1796 which emphasizes the graceful Luang Prabang architecture and the glamorous Wat Xieng Thong on the end of the peninsula. Learn more about the interesting Lao history and the kingdoms which inherited this place in former times. Later continue your ride to the Ock Pop Tock a non-profit organization that seeks to preserve traditional weaving techniques. We will spend some time learning about the process of silk weaving from the initial stages of creating the dyes to the final process of loom weaving. From here take a short an outdoor facility focused on elephant preservation. Around noon enjoy some free time for lunch at your own expense. Yur guide can recommend you a good restaurant at a small waterfall depending on your preference. In the afternoon you will proceed to visit the ancient Wat Visoun dated back to the 16th century. Another highlight of this tour is the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center where you learn many things about today’s ethnic diversity in Laos. A wonderful sunset view over ""
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Explore Luang Prabang Backroads Biking Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in  Luang Prabang at 9:00 am by your guide and then proceed to the local morning Phosy Market where you can see the locals getting their daily supplies. Then bike to visit the National Museum the important Wat Mai from 1796 which emphasizes the graceful Luang Prabang architecture and the glamorous Wat Xieng Thong on the end of the peninsula. Learn more about the interesting Lao history and the kingdoms which inherited this place in former times. Later continue your ride to the Ock Pop Tock a non-profit organization that seeks to preserve traditional weaving techniques. We will spend some time learning about the process of silk weaving from the initial stages of creating the dyes to the final process of loom weaving. From here take a short an outdoor facility focused on elephant preservation. Around noon enjoy some free time for lunch at your own expense. Yur guide can recommend you a good restaurant at a small waterfall depending on your preference. In the afternoon you will proceed to visit the ancient Wat Visoun dated back to the 16th century. Another highlight of this tour is the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center where you learn many things about today’s ethnic diversity in Laos. A wonderful sunset view over ""
From $94.00
 
Guided Exploring Luang Prabang Full-Day Tour
"After breakfast you'll be picked up from your hotel for a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Luang Prabang. Start at the former Royal Palace now the National Museum where you will explore the history of Laos. Continue on foot to Wat Mai a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief and Wat Sensoukarahm which features a beautiful
From $89.00

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Mekong River

The best place to view the sunset in my opinion is from a restaurant overlooking the Mekong. There are lots of people offering sunset cruises too. You will encounter them as you stroll along the...
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Sidestreets

The main areas for wandering are the riverbanks and the main street, but also take some time to wander down sidestreets where you just might find food drying in the sun and people preparing food or...
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Bamboo Bridge

I believe this is only possible in the dry season. There are two bamboo bridges across the Nam Khan River. The one near where the Nam Khan and Mekong meet costs 5000kip there and back. We just crossed...
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Wats and Temples

There were lots of beautiful wats one after another on this road. All were free entry and all are worth a visit. Sakkarine Road is a continuation of the main road as it heads towards the end of the...
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Mount Phousi

We climbed up Mount Phousi from the Nam Khan River side and came down near the royal palace. It costs 20,000 kip. On the way up we passed lots of shrines, Buddha statues in different positions, a...
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Wat Meun Na

Wat Meun Na is located near the old bridge across the river. I especially liked its three wise monkey statues on the grounds: see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil. Entry to Wat Meun Na is...
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That Makmo

Watermelon shaped stupa located on the grounds by Wat Visoun and Wat Aham. This area is worth a wander. At this point in our trip we had no kip and I paid $US3 to go in Wat Visoun. It would have been...
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Redbul bar

I've been in Redbul bar during my stay in Luang Prabang, I tried many kind of food (best burger in Laos and Asia) and I think is one of the best quality/price in Luang Prabang. You can find italian...
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Wat Mai

This wat is located on Sisavongvang Road quite close to the royal palace (now the national museum). This wat dates from the early 19th century. Entry is 10,000 kip. The best thing about the wat is the...
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The Royal Palace

Luang Prabang's royal palace is now its national museum. Entry 20,000 kip. We did not go inside just looked at its grounds where you can see a stunningly beautiful wat, the royal theatre, a statue, a...
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Wat Xiengthong

This wat means wat of the golden city. It is located near the end of the peninsula where the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers meet. Entry cost 20,000 kip. We entered on the Mekong side where the wat was...
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Elephant Village

Be careful what you book on the Elephant Village website. The overnight stay takes you away from the pictures of the beautiful pol, to a run down house down the river far away from the village. The...
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Big Brother Mouse - Lao books for Lao kids

If you have a spare couple of hours, it is worth popping into the Big Brother Mouse shop and supporting a worthy local charity. This is a publishing project that was started in 2006 with the aim of...
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Apr 09, 2016

Lantern Boat Festival

At the end of Buddhist lent, the annual full-moon festival takes place. This is where the clergy and the lay people celebrate the end of the three months retreat. The day is celebrated by illuminated...
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Nov 15, 2015

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Top 5 Luang Prabang Writers

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thedouglas

"It Really is the Jewel of the Jewel of SE Asia"
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richiecdisc

"Luang Prabang: The Cheeky Monk"
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SirRichard

"A rare jewel in the Mekong Jungles"
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planxty

"World Heritage wonderland."
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xuessium

"IMPREXXION: LUANG PRABANG"
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