Luang Prabang Market

Luang Prabang

The charming town of Luang Prabang is just a few minutes away by tuk-tuk.

Seemingly forgotten by the rest of the fast-moving world, the town is rich in culture and atmosphere. Visit local stores, temples and pagodas, or pick up mementos at the popular night market.

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Cookery classes in Luang Prabang

Cookery Classes

Meet with expert chefs on the outdoor terrace as they share the secret techniques used to prepare Laotian food.

Follow along step-by-step until you have a whole three-course meal to add to your repertoire. Round-off this unique experience by sampling your dishes in the restaurant.

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Luang Prabang Restaurants

Mystery Dine Around

Embark on a journey of gastronomic discovery around Luang Prabang’s most exciting restaurants. Beginning at the hotel’s own Doc Champa Bar, your personal tuk-tuk will whisk you away to sample a variety of culinary delights.

Priced at $90 per person including transport, one dish and one alcoholic beverage at four restaurants.

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Laos cruises

Sunset Cruise

Board a traditional boat and visit the Chomplot temple, the Si Moung Khoum temple and the Tham temple cave.

End the day and watch the breathtaking sunset from the top of Chompet hill, overlooking Luang Prabang and the Mekong river.

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Luang Prabang Alms Giving

Tak Bak

Take part in the traditional ritual of alms giving.

As dawn approaches, accompany hotel staff as they head into town to gift food to a procession of local monks.

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Authentic experience Lao

Laotian Farm Experience

Take a short trip to this idyllic farm and take part in an enlightening tour.

From ploughing with buffalo to seed sowing, experience first hand the life of a rice and vegetable farmer in this truly unique activity.

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Southeast Asia nature

Pak Ou Caves

Travel on Phou Vao's traditional boat on a full- or half-day excursion to the famous "Buddha caves".

Guests on the full-day tour will also visit three villages; Ban Chan which is famous for its pottery, Ban Xang Khong well regarded for weaving, and Xang Hai which produces the famous lao lao whisky.

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Lao villages Tours

Village Tours

There are a number of unique villages to explore in Laos. Visit Ban Xang Hai, famous for its wine distillery and popular Lao-Lao whiskey.

Alternatively head to Ban Phanom, known as the village of weavers. Learn about the complete cycle of silk production before browsing the shops to find clothing, handicrafts and mementos.

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Family activities Laos

Traditional Baci Ceremony

A Baci ceremony is one of the oldest Lao traditions, often used to celebrate special events.

A senior village shaman will perform this special ceremony for family and friends. He will bestow blessings to strengthen community bonds and leave you feeling renewed.

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Asia bike tours


With stunning scenery, good roads and exceptionally light traffic, Luang Prabang is a great place to explore on bicycle.

Routes of all difficulty can be found around town and our concierge will be delighted to help you plan your journey.

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Adventure activities Laos

Waterfalls of Laos

Just a short ride away from Luang Prabang, the majestic Kuang Si waterfall cascades down 60 metres into clear, azure pools.

Or visit the Tad Se falls, comprised of many small waterfalls and pools. Both locations are ideal for picnics and swimmers.

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Private dining Luang Prabang


Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is surrounded by exotic and beautiful landscapes.

To help you enjoy this wonderful corner of the world, we can prepare a delicious gourmet picnic for you to take on your trips and tours.

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