Things to Do

Join the locals in almsgiving at dawn as saffron-robed monks file silently by. As part of the captivating things to do in Luang Prabang, explore the dozens of temples that surround the resort between the bends of the Mekong and Khan River. Avani+ Luang Prabang’s central location lends easy exploration by foot or resort bicycle.

Apart from Luang Prabang attractions also see sights further afield on the region’s most stylish river cruises. Nomad is perfect for a private couple’s cruise. Monsoon welcomes you to join a group of up to 25 to mingle on the water as you cast off for adventures to caves or bright blue falls.

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    Board Monsoon or Nomad and head downstream to the village of Ban Muang Khai, where our driver will be waiting to take us the remaining 5 km to Kuang Si Waterfalls. These many-tiered waterfalls are one of Laos’ most impressive attractions. The falls tumble into azure blue pools perfect for swimming. Enjoy a picnic lunch alongside the cascades.

    Choose between a private Nomad cruise or group fun on Monsoon. Cruise upstream to our first stop – the remote island temple shrine of Wat Done Khoun Nelemith, 16 km from Luang Prabang. Continue north to the famous Pak Ou Caves. These ancient shrines are filled with thousands of Buddha images. Leave the dramatic karst caves and head back downstream, savouring luscious refreshments onboard.
  • AVANI Luang Prabang - River Experiences


    Cruise gently down the Mekong River aboard Monsoon or Nomad and enjoy the spectacular backdrop of Luang Prabang with its mysterious forest and brooding jungles. Watch the sun set in between the lush mountain ranges as you nip on your tipple. Gourmet canapés will be served on the way back to Luang Prabang.

    Enjoy the lush mountains of Luang Prabang while you cruise gently down the Mekong on the deck of Monsoon. Dinner will be served during your journey. Sup on a sumptuous meal while enjoying the peace of the river. Let us be your hosts with the most as we put together an amazing evening for you
  • AVANI Luang Prabang - Garavek Show


    Discover the folktales, myths and legends of Luang Prabang in an intimate local theatre. An enchanting one-hour of storytelling in English by an old man dressed in traditional costume accompanied by a Lao-style lyre.
  • AVANI Luang Prabang - Alms Giving


    A magical experience for which the destination is renowned for. Monks file by the resort each day at sunrise on their alms round. Please let us know in advance, and we would be happy to arrange a food offering for you and guide you through the simple ritual.
  • AVANI Luang Prabang - Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre


    Watch local artisans at work as they spin silk and make batik. Set in lush gardens by the Mekong River, Ock Pop Tok offers an exploration of Laos through its textiles. Stock up on gifts for home or try your hand at silk and bamboo weaving.
  • AVANI Luang Prabang - Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre


    Housed in a restored heritage building, the non-profit museum showcases the diverse lifestyles of the 30 ethnic groups found in Laos – through their textiles, traditional costumes, religious artefacts and handicrafts.


Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel
PO Box 1142, Setthathirath Road, Hua Xieng Village,
Luang Prabang, Lao PDR 06000

Avani Reservations Team
+66 2 365 9110 or
(English, Chinese, Thai only)

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