Adventure Activities for Luang Prabang Laos
UNESCO Word Heritage Centre
Care to visit a UNESCO World Heritage Centre that provides modern comfort along with 19th-century colonial architecture? Luang Prabang Laos should be your next destination then! This magnificent place is located at the convergence of Nam Khan and Mekong rivers. Ancient Buddhist temples to traditional night markets contribute an enormous value to this unparalleled destination. It’s a picturesque scene to view the Buddhist monks walking in the streets amidst many restaurants and boutique hotels. If you fancy French cuisine, you can head to any of these restaurants to try some, you won’t be disappointed for sure!
The Outdoors of Luang Prabang Laos
However, Luang Prabang is much more than just a cultural site. The soothing to adrenaline-raising outdoor activities are the most talked about of Luang Prabang. Natural plunge pools, mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, you name it. So, if you are one of those who look for some outdoor adventure welcome to Luang Prabang Laos! Below is a list of activities for you to choose from.
If you’ve heard this is the most popular attraction of Luang Prabang, you’ve heard it right! Simply because there are not many waterfalls that can quite match the aquatic beauty Kuang Si Waterfalls offers. The pool provides an opportunity for many weary travellers to jump right in and cool themselves down.
2. Mount Phou Si and That Chomsi
If you don’t mind the crowd, take the challenge of climbing Mount Phou Si situated right at the centre of Luang Prabang’s old city. Climbing this 328-foot-high mountain which contains 300 steps will reward you with a magnificent sunset over the city. At the very top, you will also be able to visit the golden sacred site of That Chomsi.
Looking for an aerial adventure? The Green Jungle Flight park is situated approximately an hour drive from Luang Prabang. The park hosts many adrenaline-raising experiences from rope courses to zipline rides over its bridges and trees. So, test your level of endurance and try completing all skill levels.
Fancy river kayaking after a friendly meet-up with some locals? Don’t forget to stop by the small village when you hike to see the Tad Se Waterfalls. The hard hike and hours spent under the hot sun will finally pay off with a refreshing swim in the pool of this stunning waterfall.
5. The Plain of Jars
Taking a walk over the plains Xieng Khouang Plateau is guaranteed to astonish you. Literally, you will feel like taking a walk back in time! These sites offer the best fragments of prehistoric life from the whole of South Asia and play a significant role as local legends.
Safety tips for Luang Prabang Laos
- Street Pot Holes – Consequently falling into one will not be fun. So watch your step.
- Street Peddling – In the streets, children will always try to sell something to you. However if you do purchase any, you will be surrounded by many, which might make you feel uncomfortable.
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