Family and Kids in Luang Prabang

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Luang Prabang? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Luang Prabang, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Luang Prabang.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Luang Prabang for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Kuang Si Falls

    Family and Kids

    Kuang Si Falls or the Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls is a three-tier waterfall and a favourite day excursion of the people travelling to Luang Prabang. The water plunges down 60 meters through limestone-rich rocks and gets collected in aquamarine blue pools where visitors can enjoy a dip. The whole area is very cool as it is shaded by the thick vegetation around. As you enter, you will find marked wal...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Wat Xieng Thong

    Family and Kids

    Wat Xieng Thong is a 16th century Buddhist temple complex (Wat) located in the town of Luang Prabang in Laos. There are various structures including shrines, temples and stupas situated inside this complex. Wat Xieng Thong was built by the king Setthathirath and was under the patronage of the royal family of Laos. This temple was used for coronation of the Lao kings till the year 1975. Some of ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Mount Phousi

    Family and Kids

    Mount Phou Si is a hill located in the middle of the town of Luang Prabang. This hill is 100 metres high and has river Mekong flowing on side and river Nam Kahn flowing on the other side. There are various Buddhist shrines located here like Wat Tham Phou Si and Wat Chom Si. Reaching the top of the hill takes approximately 15-20 minutes and once up, you get a 360-degree panoramic view of the bea...Read more
  4. Amazing Luang Prabang attraction for kids
    Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park

    Park, Bird Watching

    Situated near the Kuang Si Waterfall, is the Kuang Si Butterfly Park. This project was started by two Dutch nationals in 2014 and the park aims at studying, protecting and preserving the butterflies of Laos. Here, you can learn the various stages of the life of a butterfly from a guide; from caterpillar to cocoon forming to hatching of a butterfly. You can roam around in this beautiful garden w...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Old Quarter

    Family and Kids

    The Old Quarter is situated on a peninsula created by the two rivers; Mekong and Nam Kha, north of Mount Phou Si and is a very popular tourist area. Some of the most popular temples of Luang Prabang, Wat Sensoukharam and Wat Xieng Thong are situated here. The main street here is approximately 2 kilometres long and you can opt to walk or hire a bike. There are many buildings of old French coloni...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Luang Prabang
    Elephant Village

    Family and Kids

    The Luang Prabang Elephant Camp is an elephant sanctuary and is supervised by Mr Tha Thao, an elephant expert. Starved, beaten and abandoned elephant from nearby area are brought here and they are taken care of. The Elephant Village aims are conserving the preserving the elephant species. Some of the activities you can engage in at this elephant camp are; training on how to ride an elephant, ba...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Night Market

    Family and Kids

    Luang Prabang Night Market is set up right across The Royal Palace on the Sisavangvong Road every evening. During this period, the main street of Luang Prabang, the Sisavangvong Road is closed form vehicular traffic. Locals set up stalls on this street where tourists can buy locally produced products like clothes, shoes, bags, handmade bamboo craft, quilts, paintings, jewellery, art-work, handi...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    The Living Land Company

    Family and Kids

    The Living Land Company is a project started in response to the ‘slash and burn’ culture of rice cultivation in Laos which often leaves the ground degraded and unusable. This project introduces an organic approach to rice cultivation by using methods like organic composting, crop-rotation and many more. This farm also supplies fresh, crisp, organically grown produce to many restaura...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    The Traditional Arts And Ethnology Centre

    Family and Kids

    Traditional Arts and Enthnology Center is a museum while exhibits the traditional arts and lifestyles of more than 30 ethnic groups of Laos. The collection comprises of traditional handmade clothing and textiles, household items, jewellery, handicrafts, farming tools, and objects of religious importance. The centre has a rotating display of exhibitions and a few permanent exhibitions of the mos...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Tad Sae Waterfall

    Family and Kids

    Located outside the town of Luang Prabang, along a tributary of the Nam Khan River, are the lovely, refreshing, clean and blue waterfalls surrounded by the shaded green trees. There is a small trail located here which is marked and leads you to the falls. You can visit this beautiful area around the falls on foot or on an elephant back. You can opt for activities like hiking through the jungle ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Bamboo Bridge

    Family and Kids

    Located in the town of Luang Prabang, is a rickety and creaky bamboo bridge that connects the town to a village is built on the eastern bank of river Nam Khan. The unique thing about this bamboo bridge is that it is re-built every year after the end of the wet season. Once on the other side, you will come across many humbling locals, a few guest houses and an open-air restaurant. Most of the mo...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Wat Mai

    Family and Kids

    Built in the 18th century, Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham, or Wat Mai meaning New Temple, is the largest Buddhist temple complex in Luang Prabang and is located next to the Royal Palace. The most important structure of this temple complex is the Sim. The Sim’s multi-layered roofs are decorated with intricate black and red lacquer and Naga finials. Located inside the temple, is a beautiful emeral...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden

    Located 15 minutes by boat across the river, is Laos’s first botanical garden, Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden. Visitors can undertake various activities like; Garden excursion tour, which starts with a leisurely boat ride across the river Mekong, and once in the garden, you can either hike us to a Buddha cave or read a book while sipping on some hot tea while sitting next to a beautiful pond...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Morning Market

    Family and Kids

    It is at the morning market that you see the locals shopping in Luang Pranbang. Set up in the narrow streets near the Royal Palace, this market starts early in the morning and gets over by mid-morning. Here you will find vendors selling vegetables and fruits, rice, seaweed, meat and fish. These shops are mostly set up for the locals and will give you a feel of the day to day lives and activitie...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Wat Xieng Mouane

    Family and Kids

    Wat Xieng Mouane, a temple complex situated in the centre of the town, is very soothing, pristine and peaceful experience. Situated in the neighbourhood of the Royal Palace, the complex’s main temple, the Sim, displays stunning gold architecture. One of the building inside the complex house a school for monks where they are taught on how to preserve and maintain the temples around the cit...Read more