Organizing a trip to Luang Prabang
There are direct flights from Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hanoi, and Siem Reap to Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ). A passport valid for six
months from date of arrival and a visa are required for entry. Visas
can be obtained at the airport but are best arranged in advance from
the embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Washington, D.C.
202/332-6416; laoembassy.com. Weather is optimal from November through February. Avoid the peak rainy season (June to September).