Laos - Luang Prabang & Around (Chapter)
This is the Luang Prabang & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Laos guide-book.
Luang Prabang slows your pulse and awakens your imagination with its combination of world-class comfort and spiritual nourishment. Sitting at the sacred confluence of the Mekong and Khan rivers are gilded wats, faded Indochinese villas and exquisite Gallic cuisine.
- watch the dawn call to alms as locals give their daily offering to the monks
- cruise up the Mekong River to the holy site of Pak Ou Caves, which brims with Buddha images
- plunge into the menthol-blue waters of Tat Kuang Si, some of the most beautiful in all of Laos
- restaurants & accommodation
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