Phou Si Mountain
The view of the Mekong River and the city from the hill top is superb, especially during sunset. However, first you must climb 328 steps to see the 20m high Wat Chomsi stupa. Please note that Phousi temple on the top of the hill is a sacred religious site. Please dress accordingly and remember that the consumption of alcohol here is strictly prohibited.
Open daily 08:00am – 17:30pm (Depen on the seasonal)
Tickets: 20.000k/person (under age of 7 years old free entrance)
Located on the main street about 5 minutes walk from the Tourist Information Center. There are 3 different ways but the entrance is infront of Luang Prabang National Museum.
Please also note that visitors are expressly requested not to walk around with shirts off or in just bikini tops. This is considered rude (and the individual in question is assumed to have questionable morals and status).
Others in Nature
Pak Ou Cave (Tham Ting)
Known by tourists as Pak Ou Caves due to its proximity to Pak Ou village, there are actually two separate caverns at this location, which is locally known as Tham Ting.
Kuang Si Butterfly Park
Imagine hundreds of colourful butterflies fluttering around you in a rainforest garden – that’s what you’ll find at this park which is situated 300 metres before the entry of Kuang Si Waterfall.