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Located in Northern Laos lies Luang Prabang which was once the royal capital of the country up until 1975. Tourists can explore the city's many Buddhist temples, like the Wat Xieng Thong and the Wat Mai! Apart from these religious landmarks, Luang Prabang is also known for its natural wonders. The humble city is surrounded by mountains and lies 700 meter above sea level, making it a top tourist destination for recreational activities. Adventurers are sure to enjoy must-see destinations like Kuang Si Waterfalls and Pak Ou Cave, as well as activities like sailing through the Mekong River, and climbing the evergreen mountains surrounding the city.

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16 May SUN 34° 18°
17 May MON 34° 17°

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Traditions, Temples And Tempting Treats: Top 10 Things To Do In Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang is Laos's former capital, brimming with cultural heritage, natural landscapes, and street food. If you're looking for a break from the city life, Luang Prabang is your answer!

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About Luang Prabang

Located in Northern Laos lies Luang Prabang which was once the royal capital of the country up until 1975. Tourists can explore the city's many Buddhist temples, like the Wat Xieng Thong and the Wat Mai!


Apart from these religious landmarks, Luang Prabang is also known for its natural wonders. The humble city is surrounded by mountains and lies 700 meter above sea level, making it a top tourist destination for recreational activities. Adventurers are sure to enjoy must-see destinations like Kuang Si Waterfalls and Pak Ou Cave, as well as activities like sailing through the Mekong River, and climbing the evergreen mountains surrounding the city.

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Local weather

  • DEC - FEB
    26° 11°

  • MAR - MAY
    32° 16°

  • JUN - AUG
    30° 22°

  • SEP - NOV
    28° 17°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +07:00

  • Currency
    Lao Kip

    1USD = 9,356.51LAK

  • Best time to visit
    • OCT

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