One of the many Buddha statues in the Pak Ou Caves
Luang Prabang Acitivities

Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang

The Pak Ou Caves are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the vicinity of Luang Prabang, and an opportunity to explore the area around Luang Prabang, which is largely inaccessible due to the [Read more…]

Passenger boat on the Mekong River in Laos
Great Journeys in Laos

Slow boat to Luang Prabang

Like most journeys in South East Asia, there is a hard way to do it and an easy way to do it. Taking the slow boat to Luang Prabang definitely counts as the hard way. [Read more…]

Sai Bat in the morning alms giving ceremony in Laos
Lao Culture

Alms giving ceremony in Laos

The giving of alms to monks is a part of daily life which is closely associated with Laos culture and it has a special significance not always understood by non-Buddhists. Alms Giving Tradition in Buddhism In [Read more…]

Green Discovery office in Luang Prabang
Travel Companies

Green Discovery, Laos

Green Discovery is one of the most well known adventure tour operators in Laos with over 20 years experience in taking tourists on a variety of different expeditions across Laos. Green Discovery have booking office [Read more…]

Kuang Si Falls near Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang Acitivities

Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Falls are a three tiered series of waterfall about 40 minutes drive to the south west of Luang Prabang town centre which are very popular with foreign visitors, particularly younger visitors. The best [Read more…]

Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang
Travel from Pakse

Travel from Pakse to Luang Prabang

There are two ways to travel from Pakse to Luang Prabang: Take a bus to Vientiane and then another bus or minivan to Luang Prabang. Take a direct minivan service. Travel Times to Luang Prabang There [Read more…]

River boats in Huay Xai
Travel from Luang Prabang

Travel from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai

For travel to the Northern Region of Thailand you can take a minivan from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai. Huay Xai is near the border crossing at the Chiang Khong-Huay Xai Friendship Bridge, and from [Read more…]