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Luang Prabang

Timeless Luang Prabang

During your stay, you will fall in love with one of the most beautiful cities in Asia. You will be surprised by the peaceful atmosphere, amazed by the multitude of temples and fascinated by the omnipresent Buddhism. The former royal capital of Laos has preserved its historic heritage from the 14th century, as well as its French colonial architecture. That’s why it has been registered to the UNESCO world heritage of humanity. Its exceptional setting between mountains and the Mekong river will invite you to contemplation.

Must-sees of Luang Prabang

Must-see of Luang Prabang - Royal Palace

National Museum

Must-see of Luang Prabang - alms giving

Tak Bat

Must-see of Luang Prabang - Wat Xieng Thong temple


Must-see of Luang Prabang - Night Market

Night Market

Must-see of Luang Prabang - KuangSi Waterfalls

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Must-see of Luang Prabang - PakOu caves

PakOu caves

Must-see of Luang Prabang - Tad Sae waterfalls

Tad Sae Waterfalls

The Villa Maydou team helps you organize your stay in Luang Prabang

We are at your disposal to advise you and help you plan your activities in advance or when you are at the hotel. Feel free to ask our reception to book your transportations by tuktuk or minivan.

Here are some ideas to keep you busy :

What to do in Luang Prabang - Mekong cruise with Nava mekong

Nava Mekong

Enjoy a cruise on the Mekong river by slow boat. Opt for a visit of the PakOu caves or for a Laotian sunset dinner with traditional dance show.

Cooking-class, Bamboo Tree - What to do in Luang Prabang

Bamboo Tree Cooking-class & Organic garden

Visit a local market, then go to the organic vegetable garden to learn 5 traditional recipes with the Lao Chef Linda (courses in English, vegetarian options).

Royal Ballet theater - Incontournable de Luang Prabang

Royal Ballet Theater

Show of traditional Laotian dances held in the ballroom of the former royal palace.

What to do in Luang Prabang - TAEC

TAEC, traditional arts & ethnological centre

Discover the culture of the ethnic groups of Laos through fun and varied permanent and temporary exhibitions.

What to do in Luang Prabang - Heuan Chang Heritage

Heuan Chanh Heritage

This cultural center is set in a beautiful traditional house from the beginning of the 19th century. In addition to a museum, various workshops are offered such as: cooking lessons, the making of traditional offerings and sa (mulberry) paper, bamboo braiding, dream catcher weaving of the Tay Lue ethnic group. You can also wear a traditional outfit.

What to do in Luang Prabang - Garavek storytelling

Garavek, traditional oral tales

Let yourself be enchanted by the voice of a storyteller who reveals the legends of Laos by the sound of a khen played by a local musician.

What to do in Luang Prabang - mandalao elephant sancturay

Mandalao, elephant Sanctuary

Share a moment of meeting with an elephant for half or full day. This sanctuary is one of the most respectful and instructive one, it has banned animal rides for a long time.

What to do in Luang Prabang - Elephant village

Elephant village

This camp is the ideal place to meet the elephants, feed them, bath with them, before enjoying the Tad Sae waterfalls.

What to do in Luang Prabang - Laos Buffalo dairy

Lao Buffalo Dairy

This buffalo dairy, a socially responsible project unique in Laos, offers guided tours. You will learn everything about this amazing animal, before feeding the calves with milk, then tasting the cheeses and ice cream made on site.

Living land

Learn all about growing rice and experience local farming techniques on this educational farm in the heart of the rice fields.

What to do in Luang Prabang - Nahm Dong park

Nahm Dong park

Located in the mountains 20 minutes away from Luang Prabang, this eco-responsible park is surrounded by nature. It offers tree climbing and zip line adventures, in the jungle and above a waterfall, as well as hiking trails. Handicraft workshops are provided to learn how to make sa (mulberry) paper, bamboo braiding, cooking, …

What to do in Luang Prabang - lao green jungle park

Lao Green Jungle Park

This park combines jungle, waterfall and botanical garden. It offers adventure activities such as trekking, tree climbing and ziplining. Located on the other side of the Mekong, you get there by boat.

What to do in Luang Prabang - butterfly park

Butterfly Park

Located 300m far from Kuang Si Falls, this park is home to hundreds of different species of butterflies.

Contact us to book your stay
or for more details

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The spirit, the boutique hotel Villa Maydou embodies the heritage of Laotian culture and its peaceful way of life. Our wish is to receive you in a traditional village atmosphere, where the calm of alleys, the intimacy of flower gardens and the charm of wooden buildings coexist in harmony.


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Ban Meuna, PB 749, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos P.D.R