in Luang Prabang Province, Laos
- Town of Luang Prabang (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 19.883 and 102.146 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 19° 52' 59" and E 102° 8' 46"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Kip - LAK
- Spoken languages:
- Lao, French, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:32 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:50 am and 6:43 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -15.573 and -74.853 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Laos.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2022-08-09 08:03:13
Delve into Ban Phasak
Ban Phasak in Luang Prabang Province is located in Laos about 3,153 mi (or 5,075 km) east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ban Phasak is now 02:32 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Ban Phasak. The closest airport in Laos is Luang Phabang International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Town of Luang Prabang in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Luang Prabang, Ban Xiang-Ngeun, Muang Kasi, Sainyabuli and Muang Xay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||9%|
|Air Pressure||1005 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 10th of August 2022
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Thursday, 11th of August 2022
25°C (76 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Friday, 12th of August 2022
25°C (76 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
BELMOND LA RESIDENCE PHOU VAO
Sofitel Luang Prabang
The Luang Say Residence
3 Nagas Luang Prabang - MGallery by Sofitel
MAISON SOUVANNAPHOUM HOTEL
The Grand Luang Prabang
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang
About thirty minutes drive outside of Luang Prabang is Kuang Si Waterfall. It's actually a long series of connected pools, many of which you can swim in. The water is pretty chilly but the...
Luang Prabang, the Former Capital of Laos
Luang Prabang is the former capital of Laos and a UNESCO World Heritage city. Set at the confluence of two rivers that almost surround the town, and beneath a temple-topped hill, Luang Prabang...
Slow boat from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang - Day 2
On day 2 of our cruise down the Mekong river to Luang Prabang we saw some wildfires, stopped at the Buddha caves and perhaps went a little crazy after have two full days with nothing to do...
Bicycles and Bars - Luang Prabang, Laos
We stopped by Luang Prabang in Laos for some bicycling and some brew. It's a sleepy little town, a great place to relax.
Luang Prabang, Laos, A quick visit to the night market.
South East Asia Travel Videos http://www.overlander.tv I take a bicycle ride along Luang Prabang's main street followed by a quick visit to the night market where I sample the local food and...
Luang Prabang Salad
Luang Prabang Salad on my first night in Luang Prabang, Laos. http://saodarly.com/dinner-at-ancient-luang-prabang-hotel/
Lao Village, Luang Prabang, Laos
http://saodarly.com/ Taking a slow boat from Pak Ou Caves (Buddha Caves) to Luang Prabang town. Here we are at a Lao Village along the Mekong River on our way back to the town of Luang ...
Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos Boat Pier
http://saodarly.com/ The Boat Pier at Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos.
Luang Prabang piggy back racing
Riding our humans around Laos, because tuk tuks are too mainstream..
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Luang Prabang, or Louangphrabang, is a city located in north central Laos, at the confluence of the Nam Khan river and Mekong River about 425 km north of Vientiane. It is the capital of Luang Prabang Province. The population of the city is about 50,000. The city was formerly the capital of a kingdom of the same name. It had also been known by the ancient name of Chiang Thong. Until the communist takeover in 1975, it was the royal capital and seat of government of the Kingdom of Laos.
Wat Xieng Thong
Wat Xieng Thong (or Temple of the Golden City) is a Buddhist temple, located on the northern tip of the peninsula of Luang Phrabang, Laos. Wat Xieng Thong is one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art. There are over twenty structures on the grounds including a sim, shrines, pavilions and residences, in addition to its gardens of various flowers, ornamental shrubs and trees.
Wat Manorom is a major Buddhist temple and monastery in Luang Prabang, Laos. There are several theories as to the date of its founding; it may have been founded in 1372 or 1375 by Samsenthai, but it may also date from the reign of Laasaenthai Bouvanaat around 1492. The great bronze Buddha, 6 meters high, in the nave dates from the 1370s.
Luang Prabang International Airport
Luang Prabang International Airport, is one of the few international airports in Laos. The airport is located in Luang Prabang. Until February 2011 it was considered a risky place to land due to the mountainous terrain surrounding the airport, but since then it has been modernized, making the airport significantly safer.
Royal Palace, Luang Prabang
The Royal Palace (official name "Haw Kham") in Luang Prabang, Laos, was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family. The site for the palace was chosen so that official visitors to Luang Prabang could disembark from their river voyages directly below the palace and be received there. After the death of King Sisavang Vong, the Crown Prince Savang Vatthana and his family were the last to occupy the grounds.
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham
Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham often simply Wat Mai or Wat May is a Buddhist template or wat in Luang Prabang, Laos. It is the largest and most richly decorated of the temples in Luang Prabang. Built in the 18th century it is located near the Royal Palace Museum. An emerald Buddha statue sits inside the red-gold interior.
Mount Phou Si, also written Mount Phu Si, is a 100m high hill in the centre of the old town of Luang Prabang. It lies in the heart of the old town peninsula and is bordered on one side by the Mekong River and on the other side by the Nam Khan River. The hill is a local religious site, and houses several Buddhist shrines. Halfway up the hill, overlooking the Nam Khan is Wat Tham Phou Si, a Buddhist temple.
Wat Sen, Luang Prabang also known as Wat Sene Souk Haram is a Buddhist temple, located in Luang Phrabang, Laos.
Big Brother Mouse
Big Brother Mouse is a not-for-profit publishing project in Laos. Big Brother Mouse focuses on publishing books that improve literacy and quality of life; and on making those books accessible, particularly in rural Lao villages. Books are scarce in Laos. Many people have never read anything except old textbooks and government pamphlets.
Wat Pa Phon Phao
Wat Pa Phon Phao, also Wat Phon Phao, Wat Phonphao, or Wat Phol Phao, meaning "Peacefulness Temple", is a Buddhist temple situated on a hill in the southeast of Luang Prabang, Laos, across the Nam Khan River from Luang Prabang Airport. The temple, a golden stupa, is used as a forest meditation retreat, and was once headed by the abbot Ajahn Saisamut, a noted Lao Buddhist teacher. His funeral in 1992 was one of the largest funeral services Laos had ever seen.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ban Phasak.
- Luang Prabang
- Ban Xiang-Ngeun
- Muang Kasi
- Muang Xay
- Muang Nale
- Ban Pakla
- Chaloem Phra Kiat
- Muang Phonsavan
- Bo Kluea
- Luang Namtha
- Thung Chang
- Chiang Klang
- Muang Phon-Hong
- Ban Namnga
- Tha Wang Pha
- Song Khwae
- Santi Suk
- Thi Tran GJien Bien
- Mae Charim
- Muang Sing
- Wiang Kaen
- Muang Long
- Dien Bien Phu
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: