"Opening Avani+ Luang Prabang
demonstrated that travellers wanting a modern, laidback experience can also expect premium touches to their stay.
A city built on a river-lined peninsular is always going to have a special kind of calm, and I was particularly enjoying Luang Prabang
. The former imperial capital of Laos is a perfect vision of old Indochina, laid out by French planners, built by Vietnamese craftsmen, preserved by UNESCO, and still home to the once-upon-atime Lao royal family, who governed the country from here.
's rise to become one of Southeast Asia's top luxury destinations for those in search of culture and relaxation was inevitable.
Not to be disappointed, the moment the van dropped me off at the Historic Center of Luang Prabang
, I instantly felt the old-world vibe.
Pakistan elected as Bureau member of Forest Carbon Partnership Facility at the tenth Annual meeting of Participants Committee held at Luang Prabang
Along with nine classmates who decided to celebrate together 50 years from college, I have just returned from a trip to the old royal capital Luang Prabang
in northern Laos-a true adventure in a place that initially lured us because it is said to be where time stands still.
Considered the cultural and spiritual heart of Laos, the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang
offers gilded temples, striking karst mountains, and rich textiles as just a few of the charms that swiftly bring travelers to their Zen place.
| Luang ADVENTURE Worldwide has availability on its Cycle Hanoi to Luang Prabang
departing October 6.
ST Bank currently has five branches and 32 service units in Vientiane, Savannakhet province, Champasak province, Luang Prabang
, and Bokeo province, which are important economic centres in Laos.
A 30-minute flight away in Luang Prabang
, it was shoes off again at the Haw Pha Bang temple, built in the grounds of the Royal Palace, before, having clambered up 328 steps, we had more Mekong sunset-watching from the top of nearby Mount Phu Si.
Lao Deputy Prime Minister Somsavat Lengsavad, Minister of Energy and Mines Khammany Inthilath, General Manager of China Southern Power Grid Cao Zhi'an, as well as officials from Laos' Luang Prabang
and China's Yunnan provinces attended an inaugural ceremony here.
Enjoy some of the best of South-east Asia cycling through the and rice paddies of North Vietnam towards Laos, and alongside the Mekong River to reach Luang Prabang
. Price is fromPS1,999 pp (two sharing) which includes flights, land transportation, nine nights accommodation, most meals, bike loan and support vehicle.