Luang Prabang is an ancient city found in the northern reaches of Laos. Bathed in a vintage colonial atmosphere, this is one of the best places to vacation in the region. So, supposing you have a total of 3 days to spend in the city, here’s how you should go about it.
Visiting the Temples
A great way to get started with your tour through Luang Prabang is to visit the amazing temples found here in the city. Locations like the Royal Palace and the Wat Mai Palace showcase amazing architecture, artwork, and religious artefacts.
Once you’ve visited the famous temples of Luang Prabang, consider going on a bit of a shopping spree. There are plenty of opportunities to do so all over the city. If you’re staying at one of the centrally located Luang Prabang hotels – say, for example, the AVANI+ Luang Prabang – consider a trip to stores like Passa Pa and Gallery Asiama.
Try the Cuisine
There are several amazing restaurants you can try out here in Luang Prabang. Establishments like the Dyen Sabai will serve up authentic Asia flavours while places like Secret Pizza are where you want to be for some international cuisine.
Out of Town Excursions
With most of the city explore, why not head a bit out of town for some adventure during your last day in Luang Prabang. Options include the pristine Kaung Si Falls as well as the Free the Bears sanctuary which provides refuge for rescued black bears. There’s also the great Mekong River to explore and a cruise along it can be truly memorable.