The average price of a 7-day trip to Luang Prabang is $659 for a solo traveler, $1,184 for a couple, and $2,219 for a family of 4. Luang Prabang hotels range from $36 to $165 per night with an average of $64, while most vacation rentals will cost $60 to $1040 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Nan Airport (NNT) are between $63 and $131 per person for economy flights and $198 to $411 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $27 to $48 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Luang Prabang, LA

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to NNT and stay in a Luang Prabang hotel:

  • January 29th to April 1st
  • July 16th to October 14th
  • October 29th to November 25th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Luang Prabang is usually mid to late August.

 

Average Luang Prabang Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $539-$959($77-$137 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $27 to $48 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $74 to $113 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $61 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $69 to $85 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $780-$1,444($111-$206 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $54 to $96 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $148 to $226 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $61 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $69 to $85 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $1,604-$2,612($229-$373 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $108 to $192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $296 to $452 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $122 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $97 to $136 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Luang Prabang

How cheap can you make a vacation to Luang Prabang? The cheapest trip to Luang Prabang is about $51 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $64 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $31.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $358-$806($51-$115 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $27 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $74 to $113 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $530-$1,108($76-$158 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $54 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $148 to $226 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $64 to $84 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $1,060-$1,964($151-$281 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $108 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $296 to $452 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $72 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $102 to $126 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Luang Prabang cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Luang Prabang Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Luang Prabang.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $1,012-$14,053($145-$2,008 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $51 to $101 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $163 to $242 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $165 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,040 to $2,184 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $1,532-$15,002($219-$2,143 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $102 to $202 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $326 to $484 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $165 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,040 to $2,184 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Luang Prabang for a week is $3,064-$24,760($438-$3,537 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $204 to $404 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $652 to $968 for first class

Lodging: $164 to $330 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,560 to $3,494 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Luang Prabang Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Luang Prabang is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Luang Prabang due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Luang Prabang Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Luang Prabang hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Luang Prabang.

 

Flight Costs to Luang Prabang

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $131 average in late December to a low of $63 in mid to late August. Median flight price is $86. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Luang Prabang our data includes 2 originating airports, and 2 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Luang Prabang from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) for an average $85 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) at an average of just $85.–>

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Luang Prabang, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $68, so you can easily save about 107% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Luang Prabang can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $411 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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