Places and activities to inspire your trip in Laos

-Discover the hidden gem of South East Asia-

Laos is a tranquil landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Although often shadowed by its neighbouring countries – Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand – Laos still has its fair share of attractions with the benefit of fewer crowds.

This small Southeast Asian country is an affordable and exciting destination to visit. From the wild side with its lush undulating mountains, meandering rivers, and remote Laotian villages, to the isolated hill tribes, fast-flowing waterfalls, and underground caves – Laos is nothing less of an adventure waiting for you to discover! Here are some of the most exciting places and activities to enjoy in Laos on your trip to Luang Prabang.

Witness the beauty of Laos through these incredible places and activties:

1. Sunset Mekong cruise

Sit back and enjoy a relaxing ride across the stunning sunset scenery on the majestic Mekong River. This cruise is the only one sailing in the spot out of the town riverbanks, which mean the golden sunset is reserved for you without any disturbance.We will serve you a refreshing welcome drink and snacks so that you start the Sunset Cruise serenely.

DURATION: 2 hours

2. tad sae waterfalls

Experience a retreat into nature by exploring the beauty of Tad Sae Waterfall. Located 15 km southeast of Luang Prabang, Tad Sae Waterfall is a spectacular natural wonder you can enjoy during the wet season in Luang Prabang. The cascades aren’t as high as that of Kuang Si waterfalls, but there are more streams of water pouring over unique limestone formations, which makes a great place for a refreshing swim.

A wonderful half-day activities if you are craving fresh air and time away from the city crowds.

DURATION: Half day

3. pak ou caves

Also known as “The Thousand Buddha Cave”, Pak Ou is a 16th century cave monastery filled with thousands of Buddha statues and images. The journey on boat to and from this sacred cave is an experience in itself, where you can enjoy the great views of the limestone mountains and riverside life. On the way back, you will have the opportunity to visit traditional whiskey villages.

A wonderful half-day experience with full day option cruise to Kuang Sy waterfalls.

DURATION: Half day

4. Weaving workshop WITH OPK POP TOK

Set in lush tropical gardens and located on the banks of the Mekong, the Living Crafts Center is the perfect place to learn more about the fascinating world of Lao textiles and handicrafts. Alongside Master Weavers and experienced teachers, try your hand at silk weaving, natural dyeing, batik drawing and bamboo weaving and bring home a one-of-a-kind souvenir.

DURATION: Half day

5. cooking class at "farm to table" restaurant

Try your hands on making Lao traditional dishes “from farm to table”. Harvest your own vegetables in the organic gardens and greenhouses with the tour guide and Chef. You will then follow the instructions of the chef to cook your local and traditional Laos food based on what you harvested. A fun half day experience that can be enjoyed with family or friends.


6. Living Land: Rice experience

Learn all about the process of planting and harvesting rice in the rice paddy. On this tour, you will get to discover how rice is grown, and experience the life of a traditional rice farmer, in an entirely organic farm run by a local team and for the benefit of Lao people. 

It is fun, educational, hands-on, and eco-friendly!

DURATION: Half day


The Bamboo Experience is a family-run workshop where you’ll have a chance to discover Lao culture through various bamboo products, activities, and foods. This is an ideal opportunity to connect with the local community and learn about their daily life.

DURATION: Half day

Laos is truly a heaven for those who love Southeast Asian culture, climate, and landscapes. Don’t hesitate to add Laos to your travel wishlist and CONTACT US to  organise your dream tour.