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Laos Travel Guide


Laos Tourist Attractions
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Laos is an interesting and exotic location for tourists, though it is somewhat forgotten as a travel destination due to
its inconspicuousness as a country in many fields. In spite of this fact, Laos is a great destination for travel, and a Laos travel guide outlines important facts for tourists, including journey to and from Laos, accommodation, food and major places to see.

Laos has great locations, scenic and beautiful landscapes, and warm and friendly people. The capital city Vientiane is a small town, providing a gateway to the tourist locations of Laos. The river of Mekong is the main artery, and the mountains provide striking landscapes. The royal town of Luang Prabang, declared a world heritage site by the UNESCO, has old world charm and grandeur.

A Laos travel guide has information about these destinations, as well as other locations of interest in Laos.

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Travel to Laos : 
Laos is a country situated in the south east regions of Asia. Although often forgotten as a tourist destination, Laos has a variety of locations which are of tourist interest. Those wishing to travel to Laos can experience these locations and the cool and laid back ambiance that Laos sports.

Getting into Laos is easy for citizens of countries that are members of ASEAN, as they do not require a Visa. For others, getting a Visa is easy, with Visas currently being available on arrival.

The airports at Vientiane and Luang Prabang have regular international flights that can take tourists to Laos. Laos can also be approached by land, with entry possible from countries like Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Transport is easy to get inside Laos, with the local Laos Airlines operating daily domestic flights to major locations in Laos. Road and water transport is also easily available.

Locations worth seeing include the royal town of Luang Prabang, which exudes old world charm and grandeur, and has been named a world heritage site by the UNESCO. The remote town of Phongsali has cool weather and a characteristic feel of China. The Si Phan Don are along the Mekong river is one of the most scenic locations in Laos, with a wealth of interests like waterfalls, diminutive fishing villages, colonial buildings and even dolphins. Tourism is undergoing rapid development in Laos, and all these locations have adequate arrangements of food and accommodation.

About Laos Tourism : 
Laos Tourism is an unforgettable experience. Laos Tourism includes hotels, beautiful places of attractions, delicious food, night life, etc.

Airways, bus, boat, car, motorbike and bicycle are the modes of transportation in Laos. The best time of visiting Laos is between the months of November and February.

In Laos Tourism you can get both expensive and budget hotels. Some of the Hotels in Laos are-
  • The Elephant Crossing Hotel
  • Villa Santi Hotel
  • Sanakeo Hotel
  • Manoluck Hotel
  • Lankham Hotel
  • Surinphone Hotel

Laos has many beautiful places of attractions. Some of the places of attractions in Laos are-
  • Royal Palace Museum
  • Wat Si Saket
  • Golden City Temple
  • Buddha Park
  • Pak Ou Caves

Night life in Laos adds up a spice in Laos Tourism. Vientiane has many discos and nightclubs are found in the big hotels of Laos.

Laos Tours : 
Laos Tours are a wonderful experience which you would cherish all throughout your life. Laos Tours includes hotels, beautiful places of attractions, delicious food, night life, etc.

Airways, bus, boat, car, motorbike and bicycle are the modes of transportation in Laos.

The best time of visiting Laos is between the months of November and February. Lao is Laos' official language. The capital of Laos is Vientiane.

In your Laos Tours you can get both expensive and budget hotels. Some of the Hotels in Laos are-
  • The Elephant Crossing Hotel
  • Green Park Boutique Hotel
  • Lao Orchid Hotel
  • Villa Santi Hotel
  • Sanakeo Hotel
  • Manoluck Hotel
  • Champasak Palace Hotel
  • Lankham Hotel
  • Villa Nam Song Vang Vieng
  • Surinphone Hotel

Laos has many beautiful places of attractions. Some of the Places of Attractions in Laos are-
  • Royal Palace Museum
  • Wat Si Saket
  • Great Sacred Stupa
  • Golden City Temple
  • Tad Sae Waterfall
  • Buddha Park
  • Wat Long Khoun
  • Pak Ou Caves

Foods of Laos are very spicy. Laos's dishes have the flavor of Indo-Chinese.

Night life in Laos adds up a spice in your Laos Tours. Vientiane has many discos and nightclubs are found in the big hotels of Laos. The national drinks of Laos like the rice beer can add more spice to your holiday in this Asian country. While there don't forget to shop for some of the exotic items like silk garments and sliver jewelry.

Laos Nightlife : 
Laos nightlife is vibrant but it does not have the same note or tune as some of the other countries possess regarding their nightlife activities.

But, Laos has a number of bars, pubs and night clubs that have a great deal of contribution for making Laos nightlife lively and happening. Most of the bars and pubs can be found near the capital city Vientiane. But in other major cities of Laos also there are many night clubs that offer good services and ample entertainment opportunities.

Laos nightlife begins along with the setting of the sun. There are many bars and pubs in Vientiane that are located along the river Mekong and offers breathtakingly beautiful picture of the sun setting in the horizon. Some of the most frequented bars and pubs in Laos are:-
  1. Barhopping : This is a bar in Vientiane that is located in the fourth floor of a building on the river bank of Mekong. Along with the beautiful picture of sun set, this bar is also known for their wide range of drinks and also the huge collection of music that can be requested according to individual taste.

  2. Chess Cafe : This cafe can be said to capture the mood of Laos nightlife properly. This is a cafe where there is a bar and also dance floor that becomes vibrant with the participation of both local people and the travelers. This cafe specially becomes very lively and colorful after nine in the night. Chess Cafe is really a good place to have the taste of Laos nightlife.


Last Updated On : June 14, 2013

  Famous Cities to Visit in Laos  
City NamePopulationCity NamePopulation
Vientiane196 731Phonsavan37 507
Pakxe88 332Thakhek26 200
Savannakhet66 553Muang Xai25 000
Luang Prabang47 378Vang Vieng25 000
Xam Neua38 992Muang Pakxan21 967


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