Wat Xieng Thong
Laos’s most historic wat is one of the jewels of Southeast Asian architecture.
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Visit the TAEC for a fantastic introduction to the clothing and traditions of Laos’s ethnic groups.
The dusty paths and village life on the other side of the Mekong feel a world away from the tourist crowds of Sisavangvong Road.
Learn how to cook fragrant Lao cuisine at one of the city’s excellent cookery schools.
Boat trips on the Mekong
A slow boat trip down the Mekong from the Thai border to Luang Prabang remains the highlight of many a trip to Laos.
Kouang Si waterfall
This spectacular waterfall is the perfect place to cool off on a hot day.