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Best Free Tours in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, the former capital of Laos, is known throughout Asia for its natural beauty, cultural landmarks and stunning riverside views. To get a full picture of its unique beauty, exploring on foot is highly recommended. Luang Prabang, small in size yet big on attractiveness due to its year-round temperate climate, offers free tours that cater to all wallets—so there's no reason not to try it out! Here are the best free walking tours in Luang Prabang that you should book in advance. The Essential Luang Prabang City Tour is an introductory walk to the old town with a local guide. It provides an insight into the country's beautiful temples, ancient ruins and vibrant culture. Don't miss it if you just arrived in Laos! A highlight for many travelers is the Free Street Food Tours or Night Markets Tours—a fun way to explore the best food and narrow streets in Luang Prabang. And culture buffs shouldn't leave without checking out the Royal Palace Tour and the Wat Xiengthong Temple Tour, which reveal the most important places in the city.

Highlights of a Free Tour in Luang Prabang

A Luang Prabang free walking tour is a great way to get an introduction to this UNESCO World Heritage site. A knowledgeable and friendly guide will take you for a stroll and share the rich history, culture and architecture of the city with you along the way. You'll visit some of the top landmarks of Luang Prabang, from Wat Visoun temple to Wat Xieng Thong, the Royal Palace Museum and Mount Phousi. You'll also have a chance to explore traditional markets like Phosi Market and Talat Meuang which offer an insight into everyday Lao life. On a sightseeing walk, your guide will provide interesting facts about each location as well as some useful local tips for navigating around the city. You will understand how the old capital was born in the confluence of the Nam Khan River and the Mekong River, and how Lao people show their respect for local monks. If you want to explore further, book a day tour to the Buddha Caves or visit a Hmong village and meet local people. So, book now and join a small group of travelers for an informative free tour in Luang Prabang!

Things to Do in Luang Prabang

Have you already joined some walking tours around the main temples? Then explore Luang Prabang natural wonders! Hop on a slow boat to the Pak Ou Caves, home to thousands of Buddha statues. Marvel at the limestone karsts and luscious green landscape of Kuang Si, famous for its stunning waterfalls. Get up close with Luang Prabang nature by hiking or trekking in the morning, or enjoy a leisurely bike ride along the Mekong River in the afternoon. And don’t forget about Luang Prabang’s excellent markets! Shop for everything from local handicrafts to delicious fresh fruit at the bustling night market. Haggle your way through boutique stores like Artisan Lao, or find unique souvenirs at Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre. And of course, no trip is complete without trying a cooking school; here you can learn how to prepare sticky rice and other local specialties. So run away from the hustle and bustle of Vientiane and don’t miss out on all the fun things to do in Luang Prabang—your trip to Laos will be even more unforgettable!

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