What to do: Luang Prabang

What to do: Luang Prabang

More on Luang Prabang

We have 40 sights and attractions listed for Luang Prabang.

Garavek
Garavek

Traditional storytelling theatre

Luang Prabang for kids
Luang Prabang for kids

A terrific destination for children

Pak Ou Caves
Pak Ou Caves

One of Luang Prabang’s most popular excursions

The temples of Luang Prabang
The temples of Luang Prabang

The stupa-fying main attractions

Sunsets
Sunsets

A few spots to choose from

Waterfalls around Luang Prabang
Waterfalls around Luang Prabang

A few to choose from

One day in Luang Prabang
One day in Luang Prabang

A sample itinerary for a first–time visit

Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong

Luang Prabang's most magnificent temple

Wat Mai
Wat Mai

One of Luang Prabang’s most photographed temples

Wat Visounnarath and Wat Aham
Wat Visounnarath and Wat Aham

Temples with the watermelon stupa

Wat Manorom
Wat Manorom

Home to a very old Buddha image

Royal Palace Museum
Royal Palace Museum

Relics of Laos’ royal past

Ban Xang Hai
Ban Xang Hai

Luang Prabang’s Whiskey Village

Wat Khili
Wat Khili

Unusual for Luang Prabang

Tamarind Cooking School
Tamarind Cooking School

One of our favourite cooking schools in Luang Prab

Free the Bears Laos
Free the Bears Laos

Doing fantastic work

Mount Phou Si
Mount Phou Si

Great views, even better sunsets

Tad Sae Waterfall
Tad Sae Waterfall

Great if it has been raining

UXO Lao Visitor Centre
UXO Lao Visitor Centre

Sobering and important

Bamboo Tree Cooking Class
Bamboo Tree Cooking Class

An excellent cooking class in Luang Prabang

Weaving and textiles
Weaving and textiles

Luang Prabang is a hub for textiles

Ban Xieng Lek and Ban Xang Khong
Ban Xieng Lek and Ban Xang Khong

Luang Prabang’s paper and weaving villages

Tak bat
Tak bat

Morning alms giving procession

The Living Land Organic Farm
The Living Land Organic Farm

Experience rice!

Tad Thong Waterfall
Tad Thong Waterfall

Luang Prabang’s third waterfall

The Pak Ou Loop
The Pak Ou Loop

A great trip

Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

Small but in-depth private museum

Kuang Si Butterfly Park
Kuang Si Butterfly Park

Gardens and butterflies

Across the river, Chompet District
Across the river, Chompet District

Getaway to the other side

Ban Chan pottery village
Ban Chan pottery village

Old fashioned pottery

Boat rides
Boat rides

How about a sunset cruise on the Mekong River?

Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden

Lovely gardens downriver from Luang Prabang

Henri Mouhot’s Grave
Henri Mouhot’s Grave

The final resting place of a groundbreaking advent

Trekking and village homestays
Trekking and village homestays

Explore the misty mountains of the north

Nahm Dong Park
Nahm Dong Park

An easy way to enjoy some nature outside Luang Pra

Giving back
Giving back

Cause we've all got a lot to give

Massage and spas
Massage and spas

Soothe those aching muscles