Luang Prabang in Northern Laos is the country’s most popular tourist attraction.

This laid-back town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its exquisite Buddhist temples, French colonial buildings, and riverside setting. There’s also a lot to do and see in the area like waterfalls, caves, hiking, and slow boat

The quickest way to get to Luang Prabang is by plane. Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ) serves flights from Kuala Lumpur (3h 5m flight duration), Bangkok (1h 45m), Singapore (3h 25m), Siem Reap (2h 15m), Hanoi (1h 5m), Chiang Mai, Kunming, Haikou, and several domestic destinations including Vientiane (45m) and Pakse. Most travelers arrive here by land from the North Thailand-Laos border crossing or from the capital, Vientiane. The land journey from Vientiane takes 10 to 12 hours, usually on overnight buses. Meanwhile, the slow ferry from Huay Xai, the northern border town, usually takes two days.

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Pak Ou Cave & Kuang Si Waterfall Day Tour from Luang Prabang

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