Listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, this city located on the banks of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers in north central Laos is popular among travelers due to its well maintained old religious, cultural and colonial structures.


One of the most visited site in Laos is the majestic Kuang Si Waterfalls about 30 kilometers from the city center.


Other places to visit include Mount Phou Si, Tad Sae Waterfalls and Pak Ou Caves.

  • I spent LAO KIP 241,000 about PHP 1,400  (USD 29.75) for transportation and accommodation.


    Exchange rate at the time of travel (July 2016) was
    1 USD = 47 PHP = 8,100 LAK

  •  RouteMode* Travel TimeAmount
    (Lao Kip)
      Vang Vieng to Luang PrabangShared Van4 Hours90,000
      Bus Stop to GuesthouseTuk Tuk5 Minutes10,000

    * Approximate

    Luang Prabang is my third stop in Laos. Check out my expenses in my trip from Vientiane to Vang Vieng. My next destination is Nong Khiaw.

  •   3 nights in Khammany Inn96,000
  •   Kuang Si Waterfall20,000
      That Phu Si20,000
      Ban Phan Luang Bamboo Bridge5,000
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