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  • Monks in Luang Prabang
  • Umbrellas at a typical market in Luang Prabang
  • Buddhist Statues in Vientiane
  • Patuxai in Vientiane is always a popular photo opportunity while on your Laos tour.

Laos is another destination which has opened its doors in recent times to tourism. It is a country of only 6.5 million inhabitants and has developed fairly quickly to provide the visitor with suitable hotels and infrastructure.

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.

As would be expected in this Buddhist land, there are a number of interesting temples to explore. The temple of Wat Sisaket has over 6000 images of Buddha. Don’t be surprised in Vientiane to turn the corner and find an Italian restaurant, a Swedish bakery or even a beer garden although these phenomena do not take away from the local colour.

 


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.

While in Luang Prabang, it is well worth the effort to climb the 350 steps to the top of Phou Sii Hill in the centre of town to obtain an exceptional panoramic view of not only Luang Prabang but of the surrounding countryside.

One highlight here is to watch the parade of a multitude of saffron-clad monks who each morning walk the length of the main street accepting food and provisions from the locals who prove that giving is as good as receiving! Also don’t miss the exceptional night market which takes place in town where incredibly cheap merchandise such as crafts, ceramics, clothes and much more are sold by the local hill tribe peoples who come in from the nearby countryside.

Rapidly emerging from its arduous history, its still enigmatic and relatively undeveloped, with perhaps the most charming, laid back people on earth. Book one of our Laos tours today and experience it for yourself.

 

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!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Laos tour, consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packagesIndia tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.

 

 

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  • Essential Laos

    Time stands still in this enigmatic and relatively unspoiled country. A journey through Laos shows you the many varied aspects that make up this land and its charming inhabitants.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,786
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Laos Adventure Boutique River Cruise

    Journey down the majestic banks of the Mekong River on this secluded river cruise. Witness the traditional rhythms of Laotian life, swim the waters beneath the magnificent Kuang Si Waterfall, and enjoy the boutique comforts of the Mekong Sun river vessel.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,005
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Tours
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Laos Revealed Boutique River Cruise

    Float through one of the world’s most laid back countries on this Mekong River cruise. Set out from Chiang Rai and let the lifestyle and local culture of Laos seduce you.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,181
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Luang Prabang Stopover

    Both atmospheric and charming, this World Heritage site offers a dazzling array of temples and monasteries as well as colourful day and night markets run by local hill tribes.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 535
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Mekong Adventure Boutique River Cruise

    The mighty Mekong River flows through 6 different countries. It’s at its best in Laos. Sail past dramatic scenery, visit fascinating local villages and also enjoy visits to interesting cities such as Vientiane and Luang Prabang all while relaxing on board your boutique cruise boat.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,075
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Northern Thailand to Laos via the Mekong

    Voyage down the Mekong River for an exploration of northern Thailand and Laos. Marvel at the bizarre wonder of Wat Rong Khun, the White Temple, in Chiang Rai before crossing the Laotian border to visit the river villages of the Mekong and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of charming Luang Prabang.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,481
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Secrets of Indochina: ex Ho Chi Minh City

    Goway's 13 day Secrets of Indochina tour that visits exotic destinations within Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,561
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Vietnam See Trip Details
  • Secrets of Indochina: ex Siem Reap

    Goway's 13 day Secrets of Indochina tour that visits exotic destinations within Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,561
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Cambodia See Trip Details
  • The Mekong Boutique River Cruise: Laos to China

    Traverse the Mekong River on a boutique river cruise taking you from Laos to China, passing through Thailand and Myanmar on the way. Survey the famous markets of Luang Prabang in Laos before learning about the opium trade at the Golden Triangle and visiting a tea plantation in China’s Yunnan Province.
    Duration:
    15 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,300
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Cruises & Sailing, Small Group Tours
    Laos See Trip Details
  • Vientiane Stopover

    This low key relaxed city on the Mekong River has avoided excess modernization and offers a glimpse into the past through its temples and architecture. Vientiane is a pleasant surprise.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 286
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Laos See Trip Details
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