Natural beauty, spirituality and regal history come together in Luang Prabang, Laos. Buddhist temples define the town’s daily rhythms, with more than 30 to visit. Or discover another side of Laotian life at the nearby Ban Chok village.
Explore the lush banks and caves of the Mekong on the Amantaka riverboat. On land, stroll past elephants into the jungles and hills to discover hypnotic waterfalls and ancient ruins, and to visit the Asiatic black bear sanctuary
Luang Prabang, Laos’ former royal capital, blends ancient Lao and French colonial architectural styles amid extraordinary natural beauty. Just south of Mount Phousi, Amantaka offers scenic views of the UNESCO World Heritage town
Set on a large garden estate, Amantaka is housed in graceful French colonial buildings surrounded by shady verandas. High-ceilinged suites encircle a large grassed courtyard, each with a private outdoor area fringed by mango trees