|Currency||Lao kip (₭)|
|Exchange Rate||US$1 = ₭20133.55|
|Plugs||A, B, C, E, F|
|Time||Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)|
|Must-Try||Laap, Tam mak hoong, Khao soi, Or lam, Sticky rice|
|November to February||High Season - Dry and cooler weather|
|May to October||Low Season - Rainy season with occasional flooding|
Fly in or arrive by boat on the Mekong from Huay Xai on the Thai border. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site with its stunning temples and don't miss the Kuang Si wasserfalls.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of limestone mountains, and hike to the viewpoints.
Escape to this remote village accessible only by boat, relax in a hammock and go kayaking.
Base yourself in Phonsavan, then rent a motorbike for the day and visit the mysterious archaeological sites with ancient giant stone jars. Don't miss Phonsavan night market.
Indulge in outdoor activities like tubing, rock climbing, and exploring limestone caves.
Rent a motorbike for a few days and ride through scenic karst landscapes and visit caves.
Discover waterfalls, coffee plantations, and ethnic minority villages. Best done as a multi-day motorbike trip from Pakse.
Relax on the peaceful islands of the Mekong River and spot the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins. You can continue to Cambodia from here or take a bus to Vientiane.
Laos is the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia