Be blown away by the staggeringly beautiful karst hill landscapes of Vang Vieng.1/30
Experience an early morning alms giving ceremony in Luang Prabang, an ancient Buddhist tradition. As the sun rises, stand alongside locals as they line the streets donating food to orange-robed monks.2/30
Marvel at Luang Prabang's Golden Temple, Wat Xieng Thongm, one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Laos.3/30
Gaze at the intricately gilded bas-relief facade of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, or Wat Mai, the largest temple in Luang Prabang.4/30
Climb to the top of Mount Phu Si in Luang Prabang for impressive birdseye views of the city.7/30
Relax with a traditional massage at Muang La Lodge, an idylic rural boutique hotel.8/30
Discover Laos's many indigenous hill tribes from your base at Muang La Resort, located in the north of the country.10/30
A large part of Laos' charm is her rural hinterlands which boast some utterly ravishing nature and friendly local villages like this, which surrounds Muang La Lodge.11/30
Located just outside Luang Prabang, La Residence Phou Vao has an infinity pool to die for with awesome views over the surrounding landscape.13/30
Cruise along the Mekong River in a long tail boat, the traditional sailing vessel of the region.14/30
Go to town at one of Luang Prabang's many night markets, famous for local textiles and intricate jewellery.15/30
While in Vientiane, Laos's capital city, visit Si Saket Temple, a fine example of Siamese Buddhist architecture and the oldest temple in the city.16/30
Gaze out over the calming and picturesque Nam Song river in Vang Vieng.
Explore Luang Prabang's many UNESCO World Heritage temples, especially those within the Royal Palace complex.18/30
Feast on an array of chillies and local vegetables at one of Luang Prabang's many colourful street markets.19/30
Explore the picture-perfect Kuang Si Falls, just a few miles from Luang Prabang.20/30
Go for a refreshing dip in the many pools that gather below the Kuang Si Falls.21/30
There is nowhere nicer in Luang Prabang to while away an afternoon than by the poolside at Amantaka, the city's most exclsuive hotel.22/30
Stay in one of Amantaka's Khan Pool Suites in Luang Prabang. With their own private pools and outdoor lounge areas, you can be guaranteed a perfect stay.23/30
Admire one of Luang Prabang's spectacular sunsets from your base at Amantaka.24/30
Nestled in the heart of leafy Luang Prabang, the Three Nagas is a charming boutique hotel. Stay in one of the hotel's three UNESCO World Heritage Buildings, all of which are over a century old.
Rosewood Luang Prabang's tents show the acclaimed designer Bill Bensley's inventive vision to its full effect.27/30
Flying times from UK
London - Luang Prabang: There are no direct flights from London to Luang Prabang. The best route would be to fly via Bangkok with Thai Airways. With a short connection, the flying time is usually 15 hours.
London - Vientiane: There are no direct flights from London to Luang Prabang. The best route would be to fly via Bangkok with Thai Airways. With a short connection, the flying time is usually 16 hours.
We highly recommend you reconfirm your onward and return international flights at least 72 hours prior to departure.
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
- Mr David Wallace, North India
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
- Leslie Siben, India
- Jaime Benitez, South India
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India