Living Land

856 20 5519 9208
Immerse yourself in a rice farmer’s life at Living Land, a nine-family community located just outside of Luang Prabang amidst rice fields and mountains. With rice being planted all year round, you’ll find plenty to learn and do, including bamboo weaving, blacksmithing, and trying to plough behind Rodolphe and Susan, Living Land’s two buffaloes. The community also grows organic vegetables and flowers. Join a half-day program (8.30 or 14.00) that ends with a rice-based snack. Have a lunch of traditional local dishes at the Lookout Terrace. Overnights are available in an old granary. Booking is required, and transportation by tuk tuk can be provided. Proceeds support education.

Funny Garden by Indigo Farm

856 020 5459 9777
Endless amusement flourishes in nature at Funny Garden by Indigo Farms, just 22 km north of Luang Prabang at Whiskey Village. Kids can enjoy indoor and outdoor playgrounds, an animal garden, Funny Garden, and Lego. Everyone can paddle boat, canoe, and kayak, or play board and homemade games. Looking for sports? Try soccer, badminton, basketball, volleyball, air hockey, darts, snooker, table tennis and even pétanque, kator, indiaka, obstacle course, and archery for all ages. Sharpshooters can fire BB guns in the range or battlefield. Or relax. Take a cooking class, or dine on meals using farm-to-table ingredients. Visit gardens at the organic farm and walk around the ponds.

NK Adventures

856 20 2202 2555
Experience remote Nong Khiaw on the road to Muang Ngoi with NK Adventures. Two local brothers with extensive knowledge of the area, along with some 15 years’ experience in guiding tours, operate NK, and they offer adventures to meet all needs. Their slate includes 1-day kayaking, hiking, biking, boating on the Nam Ou River, and village visits, along with the 100 Waterfalls Trek. Multi-day tours add ethnic village homestays, hard trekking, caving, fishing, and zip-lining. The Classic Tours present easy adventures for people of all ages. For a true authentic adventure just three hours from Luang Prabang, head to NK.

Living Crafts Centre

856 071 212 597
Textile traditions come alive at the Living Crafts Centre located in a lush garden on Luang Prabang’s Mekong Riverbank. Guests can enjoy a free tour and learn about the process of making Lao textiles, from the silk worm to the finished product. Meet the weavers and watch the masters at work. Guests can also create their own craft using traditional Lao textile methods during a hands-on workshop held in a tree house with a Mekong view. Workshops are great for people of all ages. For more information or to register email, call, or visit our website.

Pottery House Lao Food Tours

856 20 52244661
The Lamphet family offers half-day Pottery House Lao Food Tours in Luang Prabang’s Chan Nua Village that has been working with clay for 400 years. Local English-speaking guides lead the laid-back experience that begins with a 90-minute tour of the village pottery center, while learning about traditional Lao life. Next comes an hour-long demonstration of pottery techniques, followed by a hands-on opportunity to throw a pot. The tour ends with a traditional meal including fried river weed, grilled fish, eggplant sauce, and papaya salad. Tours kick off at 08:30 and 13:30 with a hotel pick up.

Hillside Lodge Pony Riding

856 20 5877 7038
Treat your kids to pony riding at Hillside Lodge in Luang Prabang. Children ease into approaching and getting to know the horse, with trained horse handlers expertly guiding them to a relaxed and enjoyable experience. These specialised pony-riding opportunities take place around Hillside Lodge, a 30-minute ride out of town, in a beautiful valley, surrounded by primary forested mountains and lush tropical gardens. The Lodge itself offers a restaurant and a swimming pool. Hillside pony riding is a great way for kids to start their journey to becoming a confident rider or continuing to develop their skills.

Tavanh Travel Service

(856-21) 240-744
Tavanh Travel Service (TTS) presents unparalleled Lao travel experiences, with innovative itineraries and customized programs reaching all provinces and a range of interests. TTS provides professionalism and value along with expert local guides. Tours immerse you into Lao culture at remote villages, where you meet and eat with locals and learn about their lifestyles. Tours also tap into ancient historical and religious sites. TTS offers Mekong cruises and comfortable overland journeys through the heart of Laos. Experts help design a trip that best suits you or a group. TTS also arranges meetings and conferences.

The Spa at Kiridara

856 (0)71 261 888 ext. 44
One of the best spas in Luang Prabang, The Spa at Kiridara is tucked away in a dense teak forest, creating an immediate sense of serenity and bliss for our guests. Add to this the soothing aromas of essential oils and you understand why The Spa at Kiridara is known as a top spa in Luang Prabang. Guests can choose from an extensive menu of therapeutic offerings including healing massages, body treatments, facials, and baths. The spa features 3 treatment rooms, 1 steam room, and plush massage beds. Open daily from 09:30 to 02:00.

Mystic Mountain Coffee

020 99 661 333
Mystic Mountain Coffee opens the door to adventure and the Bolaven Plateau’s coffee culture. Mr Khamsone invites you into his homestay, walks you through his plantation and the coffee production process, and drives you around on a choice of tours in a 1945 Chinese Army Jeep. Full-day, 2-day, and 3-day jeep excursions into the region’s untouched nature lead to treks through coffee plantations, homestays at Laven and Suay villages, riverside picnics, and hidden waterfalls with swimming holes. Explore the Bolaven with Mr Khamsone and Mystic Mountain Coffee and meet the people behind famous Lao coffee.

Tiger Trail Travel

856 071 252655
For 20 years, Tiger Trail Travel has led travelers on once in a lifetime experiences throughout Laos. With adventure options ranging from motorcycle tours & E-Mountain Biking to tours exploring Lao cuisine & homestays in ethnic minority villages, we offer something for everyone. Our commitment to responsible & ethical travel is supported through our community based tourism initiative, FairTrek. All of our guides are local people who receive extensive, ongoing training in safety & first aid, as well as Child Safe Certification. We love to create guided, personalized travel for solo or group travelers including professional & student groups.