Getting to Amantaka

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Whether you arrive in Luang Prabang under the golden sunlight or beneath the tranquil night sky, there's no sight quite like the serene beauty of this spiritual capital. Amantaka's dedicated concierge team is here to ensure your arrival is as seamless and welcoming as possible, whether you're coming from nearby or afar. 


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Tourist visas are available upon arrival for most countries to enter Laos at a cost of US$42 per person. Alternatively, guests can also apply for a visa prior to arrival through the Official Government Website


International flights 

The nearest airport to Amantaka is Luang Prabang International Airport – LPQ, which is just a 10-minute drive away. Direct flights to Luang Prabang are available from several Asian cities, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Siem Reap, Hanoi, Kunming, and Changsha.  

Alternatively, guests can also journey by high speed train (8 hours 40 minutes) from Kunming, China, or two hours by high speed train from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, to Luang Prabang.  


International flights 

Amantaka is conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ). Upon request, our concierge team can arrange a fast-track immigration and airport transfer service. 

For guests staying three nights or more, we offer complimentary round-trip airport transfers with fast-track service upon arrival. Please follow the below steps: 

  • Upon arrival, guests should proceed to the arrival counter desk in the immigration area, where our representative will be holding a sign with the guest's name. 
  • Our team will collect the guest's original passport and the completed visa application form, which should have been filled out by our team prior to your arrival. 
  • The representative will assist with visa processing and guide guests through immigration, a process that typically takes only 15-20 minutes, depending on the queue. This allows guests to avoid long lines with other tourists. 
  • Afterward, our representative will escort guests to the luggage pickup area and help them meet their Amansara driver outside the arrival terminal.

Flight duration to Luang Prabang

Flights flying into Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ)

  • Bangkok, Thailand - 2hrs

  • Chiang Mai, Thailand - 1hr 10mins

  • Siem Reap, Cambodia - 1hr 30mins 

  • Hanoi, Vietnam - 1hr 5mins

  • Kunming, China - 1hr 45mins

  • Changsha, China - 2hrs 10mins

Other transfers 

Amantaka offers its own fleet of tuk-tuks within Luang Prabang town, complimentary for guests during their stay. 

Guests can also journey by high speed train (8 hours 40 minutes) from Kunming, China, or two hours by high speed train from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, to Luang Prabang.  


Travel insurance 

While we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance when planning your trip to Laos, we regret that we are unable to provide specific details regarding international insurance coverage. It's always advisable to consult with an insurance provider to ensure comprehensive coverage for your travel needs. Your peace of mind during your journey is our priority. 


Private travel 

Launch a multi-destination Aman journey in the region where it all began. With 18 resorts across 11 countries, it’s never been easier to linger for longer in Asia.   

Combine a stay at Amantaka in Luang Prabang, Laos for an incredible Indochina Past & Present Journey, or embark on an exclusive Southeast Asia Jet Expedition, traveling from the dramatic coastline of Nui Chua National Park to the Andaman-lapped island of Phuket. 

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The Amantaka team is available to assist you with private charter reservations and enquiries. Please contact us for further details