LAOS Vang Vien Huts On The River layer

Be blown away by the staggeringly beautiful karst hill landscapes of Vang Vieng.

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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.

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Gaze at the intricately gilded bas-relief facade of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, or Wat Mai, the largest temple in Luang Prabang.

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Laos La Residence

Located just outside Luang Prabang, La Residence Phou Vao has an infinity pool to die for with awesome views over the surrounding landscape.

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LAOS Villa Maly Nightmarket

Go to town at one of Luang Prabang's many night markets, famous for local textiles and intricate jewellery.

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LAOS Vientiane Temple

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.

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LAOS Traditional Huts Countryside

A large part of Laos' charm is her rural hinterlands which boast some utterly ravishing nature and friendly local villages.

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LAOS Muang La Woman In Traditional Garb

Discover Laos's many indigenous hill tribes from your base at Muang La Resort, located in the north of the country.

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LAOS Muang La Massage

Relax with a traditional massage at Muang La Resort, an idylic rural boutique hotel.

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Laos Luang Prabang Temple Monks Palms

Explore Luang Prabang's many UNESCO World Heritage temples, especially those within the Royal Palace complex.

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LAOS Luang Prabang River

Luang Prabang is located between two rivers, the Mekong and Nam Khan meaning that tranquil river views are never far away.

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LAOS Luang Prabang Monks

Appreciate Buddhism in action in Luang Prabang. With over thirty living temples, groups of orange-robed Buddhist monks walking down the city's many scenic streets will be a daily sight.

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LAOS Luang Prabang Market Chilis

Feast on an array of chillies and local vegetables at one of Luang Prabang's many colourful street markets.

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LAOS Luang Prabang Golden Temple

Marvel at Luang Prabang's Golden Temple, Wat Xieng Thongm, one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in Laos.

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LAOS Luang Prabang Bridseye View

Climb to the top of Mount Phu Si in Luang Prabang for impressive birdseye views of the city.

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LAOS Kuangsi Falls Luang Prabang

Explore the picture-perfect Kuang Si Falls, just a few miles from Luang Prabang.

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Go for a refreshing dip in the many pools that gather below the Kuang Si Falls.

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LAOS Boats On The Mekong River

Cruise along the Mekong River in a long tail boat, the traditional sailing vessel of the region.

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LAOS Amataka Swimming Pool

There is nowhere nicer in Luang Prabang to while away an afternoon than by the poolside at Amantaka, the city's most exclsuive hotel.

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LAOS Amantaka Khan Suite Pool

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.

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Admire one of Luang Prabang's spectacular sunsets from your base at Amantaka.

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LAOS 3 Nagas Exterior Dusk

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.

 

 

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LAOS Best Vang Vien River Sunset

Gaze out over the calming and picturesque Nam Song river in Vang Vieng. 

 

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Getting There

There are no direct flights into Laos from the UK; flights to Vientiane and Luang Prabang go via Bangkok. You can also enter by boat along the Mekong from Thailand.

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