A First Timers Guide to Laos

Bolaven Plateau

Discover the picturesque highlands popular for coffee plantations, ethnic minority villages, and amazing waterfalls.


Explore the traditional Lao lifestyle in this charming town and visit the enchanting Wat Phou Salao temple.

Don Det and Si Phan Don

This four thousand islands region is an ideal place for enjoying some peace, tranquillity, and inner peace.

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Take a dip in the turquoise pools of this amazing waterfall cascading through the lush green jungle.

Luang Prabang

Discover the UNESCO-listed town featuring historic temples, a serene riverside landscape, and a bustling night market.

Nam Ou River

Embark on a scenic boat ride along this tranquil river and discover remote villages and picturesque landscapes.

Northern Laos Hill Tribes

Trek through the remote northern region to meet unique cultures about the diverse ethnic groups.

Pak Ou Caves

Cruise along the Mekong River to explore the sacred caves housing several thousand Buddha statues.

Pha That Luang

Admire the Laos’s national symbol, a golden Buddhist stupa, in the heart of Vientiane.

Plain of Jars

Marvel at this mysterious historic stone jars dotted across the plains, shrouded in local legends.

Thakhek Loop

Venture on a motorbike adventure as you drive through the charming rural villages, limestone karsts, and caves.

Vang Vieng

Enjoy outdoor adventures like cave exploring, tubing, and spectacular landscapes nestled amidst the karst mountains.


The capital city is known for its spectacular French colonial architecture, vibrant street food, and sacred Buddhist temples.

Wat Phu

This historic Khmer temple complex, a UNESCO certified site blessed with fabulous views over the Mekong River.

Xieng Khuan

Explore the eclectic sculpture park displaying a mix of Hindu and Buddhist statues.

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