Laos - Travel Information
From the fertile lowlands along the Mekong River valley to rough and mountainous highlands, Laos offers Southeast Asia’s most pristine environment and intact cultures. This land-locked country, of which more than 70% is comprised of highland area, has stunning natural beauty with lush jungles, limestone forests, rivers and waterfalls.
With a rich culture and history, this peaceful country boasts numerous historic sites, beautiful temples, and strong spiritual traditions, all of which are a testament of its long history. Along with a multitude of celebrations and festivals, Laos also offers great opportunities for a variety of outdoor adventures, including trekking, kayaking, cycling or caving.
Vientiane, belies its title as the capital. It is unhurried and relaxed as normal day by day activity quietly proceeds. It is situated on the banks of the Mekong River and looks across at Thailand on the opposite bank.
Luang Prabang, the historic former royal city, encircled by mountains, is the jewel in the crown in Laos. Here are so many architecturally interesting and different styled temples and centuries old monasteries to satisfy the most enthusiastic visitor.
It is not just the beauty of the country but also the kindness, friendliness, hospitality and generosity of its people along with unique and attractive crafts and arts that makes a stay in Laos an unforgettable experience.
Laos Travel Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Laos.
Learn about the history and culture of Laos, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Laos's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Laos for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Laos tours today!
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