Travel to Laos
A trip to Laos is always full of surprises, spirituality, generous hospitality, and of course, breathtaking photo opportunities. Laos is filled with a rich history that stretches back 10,000 years. This Southeast Asian country attracts travelers looking to take it slow and enjoy a relaxing view of mountains and untamed natural beauty. If you’re an adventurer at heart, Laos’ lush jungles are home to miles of scenic trails, underground river caves, and spectacular waterfalls.
Luang Prabang exudes a casual grandeur and colonial charm, not surprisingly the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beyond Luang Prabang, the national capital Vientiane is home to the country's grandest temples, including the iconic golden That Luang stupa.
Travelers will take home so many irreplaceable memories of the smiling locals, saffron-robed monks receiving alms and markets brimming with fresh produce and delicious street food. For those searching for the authentic Asian introduction, Laos will just be what you're looking for.
Best Time To Visit Laos
Laos is best visited between October and April, when the weather is warm and dry throughout the entire country.
Laos is a country filled with adventure. When traveling here, keep in mind that Laos’ climate is extremely varied. The best time to visit Laos depends on your preferred activities. River travel is best between November and January, when high water levels make passage easy along Laos' main waterway, the Mekong River. Visiting the Bolaven Plateau is also pleasant at this time of year. Cool temperatures can still be found in the highlands, which lie mainly in northern, eastern and central regions.
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