The city of Luang Prabang and Mekong are inseparable because this legendary river is at center of the life of its inhabitants. This great river passes by the city and offers it many varieties of fish and exotic fruits.
On the road from Luan Prabang to Vientiane, you should definitely consider visiting Vang Vieng - The little town in the middle of nowhere in Laos. Though the town is relatively small, this place has never been more attractive than now. You can hire a bike to cycle around Vang Vieng and discover most authentic villages, lush padd fields, blue lagoons, or you can kayak the Nam Song river to see the untouched, rustic nature.
Located at 30 km from the city center (about 1 hour by car), Kuang Si waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. The transparent blue color of the water and the multiple levels
If you have a little time, don't hesitate to explore ethnic minority villages at few steps from your hotel. Crossing Nam Ou river on a sampan then walk on a road of villages to meet local ethnic groups.
Once you stay in Luang Prabang, the magnificent night market is an inevitable destination, where a bargain is often a game. This market has never stopped expanding to collect hundred exhibitors.
On the road from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, Vang Vieng is an essential stopover for lovers of nature and daily life. Around this tourist town, the landscapes are really fabulous.