Foods and Drinks

Some street food to try in Luang Prabang

Barbecued meats There are many stalls selling barbecued meats. But unlike elsewhere in Laos, the street...
Khao nom kok – Lao coconut cakes

Luang Prabang, Laos – As you stroll through the night market, there’s a good chance...
Spicy Laotian Beef Salad (Lab or Larb): Bold Flavors of Laos

What is larb? Larb is special cuisine in Luang Prabang can be made with chicken, beef,...
Or Lam, Luang Prabang‘s iconic dish

A humble dish of village origins savored by royalty – that’s or lam (sometimes spelled...
Tam mak hoong: Spicy Lao papaya salad

General Information Of the many dishes Laos has to offer, few epitomize Lao cuisine better than...
Ping Gai - Laotian Grilled Chicken

Ping gai is a flattened and marinated chicken piece skewered on bamboo and grilled. In...

Attractions

Pak Ou Caves near Luang Prabang

History One of the most respected holy sites in Laos; Pak Ou Caves have a history dating back thousands of years. Packed with over 4,000...
Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang

About Wat Xieng Thong Luang Prabang is renowned for Buddhist temples of outstanding beauty with Wat Xieng Thong an outstanding example. A symbol of great historic...
Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang

History Set in a spacious, well-tended garden just off one of The main boulevards in Luang Prabang (Thanon Sisavangvong), you will find the fascinating Royal Palace...
Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun) in Luang Prabang

History Dating back to 1513 and the reign of King Wisunarat (Visoun), Wat Wisunarat is Luang Prabang’s oldest temple and was once home to the...