The Living Land Company
Try your hand out in farming at Luang Prabang’s The Living Land Company.
The Living Land Company is a community-run organic farm that offers guests the opportunity to try the farming lifestyle. Tourists can try to grow rice and even stay in a lovely Lao-style house that overlooks rice terraces and organic vegetable fields. The Living Land Company supplies fresh and organic vegetables and rice to hotels and restaurants in Luang Prabang. At the same time, local families can opt to work on the farm to avail of student scholarships and other benefits.
The Living Land Company is located Khuangsi Water Fall Road, Ban Pongvang, Luang Prabang.
Opening Days and Hours
The Living Land Company is open daily from 08:30 to 18:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
- A stay on the farm that includes room and breakfast, with no activities, cost USD 50 for two persons.
- A half-day “Rice is Life” interactive program that includes various activities on the farm, product tasting, Lao lunch, community fees, and taxes can cost USD 40 (excludes transportation) to USD 62 (includes transportation) per person.
How to Get There
The easiest way to reach The Living Land Company is via the transportation provided in the tours or through a rental car from Luang Prabang.
- Solo travelers
- Group of friends
- Families with kids
- School tour
Time to Spend
You can spend around 3 to 5 hours in the area, and can even avail the accommodation to rest and relax.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit The Living Land Company is during the months of November to April, as the Luang Prabang’s wet season falls from May to October. Also note that the coldest months are December and January.
- Rice farming and harvesting
- Cooking lessons
- Farm tour
- 14 steps of the rice cycle
- Vegetable farming
Aside from the meals included in the package tours, you can also try out food stalls in The Living Land Company such as:
- Manda de Laos
- Joma Bakery Cafe
- Joys Restaurant
- Wat Manorom
- UXO Lao Visit Centre
- Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
- Tad Sae Waterfall
Aside from the accommodations offered in The Living Land Company, other accommodations nearby include Le Palais Juliana, Parasol Blanc, Jade, and Satri House. Room rates cost from USD 50 to 200 per night.