Laos Overview

Officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. Since 1975. Its population was estimated to be around 6.8 million in July 2014, consisting  three main groups:  Lao Loum (lowland people) Theung (midland people) and  Lao Soung (highland people).

Laos Holidays

Laos is poetically known as 'the land of a million elephants' and one of south-east Asia's most enchanting countries; eye-wateringly beautiful and boasts a rich embroidery of traditional culture and wondrous scenery. If you want to tread a path less travelled, this charming country is the perfect destination. Meet warm, friendly people, see fabulous sights and taste mouth-watering local cuisine. Laidback Laos is easy to explore but difficult...

Laos Guide

Laos is poetically known as 'the land of a million elephants' and one of south-east Asia's most enchanting countries; eye-wateringly beautiful and boasts a rich embroidery of traditional culture and wondrous scenery. If you want to tread a path less travelled, this charming country is the perfect destination. Meet warm, friendly people, see fabulous sights and taste mouth-watering local cuisine. Laidback Laos is easy to explore but difficult to leave.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES FOR LAOS TOURS

LAOS COOKING
LAOS BIKING
CRUISE ACTIVITIES
HEALTH TREATMENT
TREKKING ADVENTURE
CULTURE EXPLORATION
WHEN TO GO ?

Despite having two distinct weather seasons you can travel in Laos all-year-round and with no coastline to influence things, Laos’s weather system is relatively straight-forward compared with much of Asia; consisting of a dry season (October to late April) and a wet season (May to late September). Within each season there are variations in temperature, with the dry months leading up to the wet season (March and April) and the early wet season (May and June) usually being the hottest of the...


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Laos ARTICLES

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Mark fetes elephants

LUANG PRABANG, 21 December 2015: “The Mark Community” led Luang Prabang’s public and private sector...

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Park planed for Plain of Jars

XIENG KHOUANG, 18 December 2015: Xieng Khouang province will develop a 10-hectare riverside park in Paek...

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Southern Laos dabbles in a brand

CHAMPASAK, 11 December 2015: Efforts to float a brand to promote four provinces in southern Laos are...

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