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Ock Pop Tok’s reputation continues to grow as one of the leading producers of Lao textiles and best tourist attraction in Luang Prabang.

We are listed as a ‘recommended’ activity in Laos every year in many of the major guidebooks. We have had articles written about us from publications all over the world and many of our visitors have shared their great experiences on blogs and websites such as Tripadvisor.

Here is a selection of some of the things people have had to say about us over the years

Guide books

ROUGH GUIDE 2012 ‘There’s no denying the quality of the work, which surpasses most of what’s on offer elsewhere in town…Excellent classes are available’

LONELY PLANET 2014 ‘Free tours of the centre…give a superb insight into silk production and dye-making’

FROMMERS 2012 ‘Ock Pop Tok combines craftsmanship and tradition with artistic creativity and market knowledge’

FOOTPRINT 2012 ‘Fantastic reputation…’

Media articles

Still Serene
Bangkok Post, Thailand January 24th 2013

Local tours in south-east Asia: readers’ travel tips
The Guardian, UK 12th October 2013

Weaving a new future in Laos
BBC.com Travel, UK 29th August 2013

Hill-tribe style with urban panache
Financial Times, UK April 11th 2013

Calm and karma
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia March 26th 2011

36 Hours in Luang Prabang, Laos
The New York Times, USA  May 18th 2008

What our visitors had to say

Tripadvisor

Really good *****
‘I love food and the Ock Pop Tok offers just the best out of Luang Prabang. They serve very good dishes both sides of the world.’ AGRJray, Latvia March 12th 2014

A slice of paradise *****
‘Location in beautiful gardens on the banks of the Mekong. The tour was interesting and items in the shop are amazing’ andydee2011 February 26th 2014

Tranquility in a Laos Silk Cocoon *****
‘On my last trip to Luang Prabang I spent several days weaving at Ok Pop Tok. Every day I was treated to the most delicious meal and the friendliest service I have ever experienced.’ Paristan, Cambodia, February 14th 2014

Wonderful *****
‘Did the full day dying and weaving. Loved it. Never knew how complicated yet simple it all is. The master weavers help you along the way – still amazed at the placemat I wove!’ Hloveshen, USA, February 13th 2013

This was the highlight of our trip *****
‘Who would have thought we would find a dying and weaving course so fascinating?’ heafah, Australia, January 20th 2014