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Guidebook for Luang Prabang

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Guidebook for Luang Prabang

Food Scene
Lovely garden setting, varied pizzas. Best arrive between 7 and 9pm.
Pizza Phan Luang
Lovely garden setting, varied pizzas. Best arrive between 7 and 9pm.
Air conditioned and with free wi-fi. Not the cheapest cafe in town but good bagels, wraps and cakes etc. Staff are really friendly and helpful.
Joma Bakery Café
Air conditioned and with free wi-fi. Not the cheapest cafe in town but good bagels, wraps and cakes etc. Staff are really friendly and helpful.
Fantastic authentic Korean food. Good value for money, generous enough to share portions.
KimSatCat Restaurant (김삿갓식당)
Fantastic authentic Korean food. Good value for money, generous enough to share portions.
Sit on the sidewalk opposite the temple and watch the monks. A good selection from breakfast dishes through to salads, crepes or panini.
Le Banneton
Sit on the sidewalk opposite the temple and watch the monks. A good selection from breakfast dishes through to salads, crepes or panini.
Authentic noodle soup. Set menu of pork noodle soup, egg noodle soup or pork and egg noodle soup. Excellant value for money - 2017 prices 12,000 - 14,000 kip. Right next to Xieng Thong temple. Get there early before they sell out.
Xieng Thong Noodle
Authentic noodle soup. Set menu of pork noodle soup, egg noodle soup or pork and egg noodle soup. Excellant value for money - 2017 prices 12,000 - 14,000 kip. Right next to Xieng Thong temple. Get there early before they sell out.
Sit on the banks of the Mekong and watch the boats go by. So peaceful and restful. Good value and good food.
Boungnasouk Restaurant & Guest House
Sit on the banks of the Mekong and watch the boats go by. So peaceful and restful. Good value and good food.
If you fancy something a bit special then head here. Set in what was once the governors residence.
Hôtel Sofitel Luang Prabang
If you fancy something a bit special then head here. Set in what was once the governors residence.
Set around a pond its a fantastic romantic setting for you and a loved one to share a special meal.
Blue Lagoon Restaurant
Set around a pond its a fantastic romantic setting for you and a loved one to share a special meal.
Good value Lao food right on the main street
Yongkhoune Restaurant
Good value Lao food right on the main street
Hidden away down an alley behind the street is this gem. Set in a lovely garden with a wide range of pizzas. Free side salad until its all eaten. Only open Tuesday and Friday evenings.
Secret Pizza
Hidden away down an alley behind the street is this gem. Set in a lovely garden with a wide range of pizzas. Free side salad until its all eaten. Only open Tuesday and Friday evenings.
Authentic Lao food served by the ever friendly Toui. A must for every visitor. Just around the corner from the main street and over the bamboo bridge from The Deck House
Café Toui & Homestay
Authentic Lao food served by the ever friendly Toui. A must for every visitor. Just around the corner from the main street and over the bamboo bridge from The Deck House
Fantastic buffets, loads of choices and best value for money.
Night Market Food District
Fantastic buffets, loads of choices and best value for money.
Fun atmosphere and a lovely hostess . Jugs of iced margheritas to share
Amigo's Mexican Restaurant
Fun atmosphere and a lovely hostess . Jugs of iced margheritas to share
Good food, good drinks, air conditioned.
AVANI+ Luang Prabang
Good food, good drinks, air conditioned.
Set aside a lake you can lunch in own tiki hut. Then visit the organic gardens and see where the vegetables and herbs are grown
Indigo Farm
Set aside a lake you can lunch in own tiki hut. Then visit the organic gardens and see where the vegetables and herbs are grown
Drinks & Nightlife
If you love cocktails you will love 525
525 Cocktails & Tapas
If you love cocktails you will love 525
More than just a bar. Poetry, chess and a good chat all to be found here.
Icon Klub
More than just a bar. Poetry, chess and a good chat all to be found here.
Set down the road from the main night market scene a little gem of a bar.
LPMC - Luang Prabang Motor Cycle Club
Set down the road from the main night market scene a little gem of a bar.
Sightseeing
The most famous and historic temple in town. Currently the only one that charges an entry fee ( 20,000 kip as at 2017)
Wat Xiengthong
The most famous and historic temple in town. Currently the only one that charges an entry fee ( 20,000 kip as at 2017)
The view of Luang Prabang makes climbing the steps worthwhile. Best visited for sunrise or sunset. Be prepared to jostle for the best photo shot though.
Phousi Hill
The view of Luang Prabang makes climbing the steps worthwhile. Best visited for sunrise or sunset. Be prepared to jostle for the best photo shot though.
You need to see all those buddha statues. Catch a boat down the Mekong and sit back and enjoy the ride
Pak Ou Caves
You need to see all those buddha statues. Catch a boat down the Mekong and sit back and enjoy the ride
Arts & Culture
Learn all about how Laos became the most heavily bombed country even though it wasnt a participant in the Vietnam war. There are still thousands of unexploded bombs hidden buried in the countryside which continue to devistate lives.
UXO
Learn all about how Laos became the most heavily bombed country even though it wasnt a participant in the Vietnam war. There are still thousands of unexploded bombs hidden buried in the countryside which continue to devistate lives.
Learn about Lao culture
The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)
Learn about Lao culture
Traditional Lao story telling theatre
Garavek Traditional Lao Storytelling and Music
Traditional Lao story telling theatre
Parks & Nature
The opaque blue pools of water beneath the falls make for fantastic swimming pools
Kuang Si Waterfall
The opaque blue pools of water beneath the falls make for fantastic swimming pools
Trek with elephants in the jungle, wash them in the river, picnic in the jungle and visit a remote village all in the same day. No riding of elephants. These were working in the logging industry and are now being taught how to forage for their own food and to trust humans again. We can book trips for you with pick up and drop off back to The Deck House.
Manda de Laos
Trek with elephants in the jungle, wash them in the river, picnic in the jungle and visit a remote village all in the same day. No riding of elephants. These were working in the logging industry and are now being taught how to forage for their own food and to trust humans again. We can book trips for you with pick up and drop off back to The Deck House.
Learn hands on how rice is selected, planted, harvested and cooked.
The Living Land Company
Learn hands on how rice is selected, planted, harvested and cooked.
The map shows you where the ticket office is in town. The actual gardens are located on the opposite side of the Mekong to Luang Prabang.
Boat Tour - Pha Tad Ke / Botanical Garden
The map shows you where the ticket office is in town. The actual gardens are located on the opposite side of the Mekong to Luang Prabang.
Shopping
All the tourist stuff you could ever want is here
Night Market
All the tourist stuff you could ever want is here
Some western essentials
Dara Market
Some western essentials
Entertainment & Activities
Swimming pool and bar
La Pistoche Swimming Pool & Bar
Swimming pool and bar
Take a guided motorbike tour of the backroads of Laos
Tiger Trail Outdoor Adventures Laos
Take a guided motorbike tour of the backroads of Laos
Enjoy a meal and watch a movie outdoors on the banks of the Mekong
Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Centre
Enjoy a meal and watch a movie outdoors on the banks of the Mekong