Travel Guides

To Phung Hiep, visitors will see thousands of small boats full of agricultural products from Western corners to form 1km long floating market. It's said to be a fruit-market of the Southern part and the market is cultural identity of the Mekong Delta.

Wat Pra Buddhabaht

At the northeastern base of Phu Si hill is the very active temple of Wat Pra Buddhabaht -- 'Temple of the Buddha Footprint'. We need to point out that its very active because Lonely Planet describes...

Wat Long Khoun

One of the closest temples to the river is Wat Long Khoun. You can take a boat from the landing in front of Wat Xieng Thong directly across the river to the temple.

Pak Ou Caves

Without a doubt the most popular day trip out of Luang Prabang is the trip up the Mekong River to the caves at the mouth of the Ou river (hence the name 'Pak Ou' - 'mouth of the ou'). Although you can...

Wat Saen

Along the main Sisavong Vang Road between the main commercial district and Wat Xieng Thong are a string of smaller temples. The largest and most ornate of these is Wat Saen.

Wat Xieng Muan

Between the commercial strip of shops and restaurants at the center of Luang Prabang and the Mekong River are two small temples. The slightly larger of these is Wat Xieng Muan. Its a charming little...

Wat Aham

Next to Wat Visoun and the That Makmo is the somewhat smaller temple of Wat Aham.

Wat Visoun

On the south side of Phu Si hill, outside of the main area of the old city, is the very old temple of Wat Visoun, also called Wat Wisunalat.

Wat Nong Sikhunmeuang

Running parallel to the main Sisavong Vang Road from the Royal Palace Museum up to the back of Wat Xieng Thong is a small lane which can be more pleasant to walk than the heavily touristed main road....