Let the beauty of nature unfold around you as you immerse yourself in Luang Prabang's pristine wonders. Create unforgettable memories as you trek through jungles, cruise down the meandering rivers, and connect with majestic elephants at a sanctuary that honors their well-being.
One of Asia's most impressive waterfalls, Kuang Si carves through limestone rocks to empty into three turquoise-colored pools. Enjoy a swim in the cool waters and snack on local treats -- though save your appetite for a special lunch and buffalo milk ice cream on your way back.
Luang Prabang sits on a small promontory in between the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers, and for centuries the waterways were not only the sole way for residents to get in and out of the city, but also its lifeblood, supplying fish and fresh water.
Once known as the Land of a Million Elephants, Laos is now home to fewer than 500 wild pachyderms. Twenty-five minutes by car from our own retreat, Prasop Tippreasert works tirelessly to change this reality at his ethical Manda Lao Elephant Sanctuary on 150-forested hectares along the Nam Khan River.
Set out to explore the distinct lifestyles of two different ethnic communities; the Khmu and Lao Lum hill-tribes.
Rejuvenating hike from the resort through forests and a local village.