Flying time from Singapore 4 hours 40 minutes
Currency Laotian Kip (LAK)
International dialling code +856
Climate The dry season spans from November to April, while the wet season spans from May to October
Airport code LPQ
Airport to city 4km
Airport tax USD15 for international flights
Nestled within the mountains of northern Laos, the UNESCO-listed city of Luang Prabang is a place where time stands still. As the capital of the ancient Lao kingdom of Lane Xang and the Buddhist capital of Laos, Luang Prabang is a city steeped in legend. Remnants of its mythical past can be found in the treasure trove of cultural and religious attractions that dot the city.