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  • Official Name:Lao People`s Democratic Republic

  • Capital:Vientiane

  • Population:7,275,560

  • Area:236,800 km²

  • Major Languages:Lao

  • Major Religions:Buddhism

  • Life expectancy:67.92 years

  • Currency:Lao Kip

10 Things To Do In Laos

  • 1. Visit Luang Prabang

    Explore the UNESCO-listed city with its temples, colonial architecture, and night markets.

  • 2. Experience the Kuang Si Waterfalls

    Take a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools and hike through the surrounding forest.

  • 3. Explore the Plain of Jars

    Discover the mysterious ancient jars scattered across the landscape in Xieng Khouang.

  • 4. Discover the Wat Phu Temple

    Visit the pre-Angkorian temple complex and enjoy the views of the Mekong River.

  • 5. Cruise along the Mekong River

    Take a boat trip and enjoy the scenic landscapes and traditional villages along the river.

  • 6. Visit the Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang

    Learn about Laos` royal history and see the former residence of the Lao kings.

  • 7. Explore the Bolaven Plateau

    Experience waterfalls, coffee plantations, and ethnic villages in southern Laos.

  • 8. Discover the Wat Xieng Thong

    Admire the intricate architecture and stunning mosaics of this Buddhist temple.

  • 9. Experience the traditional Baci ceremony

    Participate in this unique Laotian ritual that involves tying cotton strings around the wrists.

  • 10. Taste Laotian cuisine

    Try dishes like larb (minced meat salad), sticky rice, laap (meat or fish salad), and delicious noodle soups.

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When To Go To Laos

  • The best time to visit Laos is during the dry season from November to February. The capital, Vientiane, offers a blend of French colonial architecture and Buddhist temples. Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a serene city adorned with golden temples and saffron-robed monks. The Plain of Jars and the Kong Lor Cave offer unique insights into Laos` history and natural wonders. Laos` tranquil landscapes, slow-paced charm, and spiritual ambiance create an experience that feels like a journey of the soul.

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