The Ultimate Food And Travel Guide To Laos
Basic Travel information
Spoken language: Lao
Currency: Laotian Kip
Population: Around 7 Million
Major Religion: Theravada Buddhism
Must visit attractions
There are many famous archaeological, natural and cultural attractions to see in Laos. Some of the main ones are
Kuang Si Falls
Pha That Luang Vientiane
Si Phan Don
Wat Xieng Thong
Pak Ou Caves
and many more.
Where to Stay?
The best place to stay in Laos is near to famous attractions. Yogyakarta, Ubud, Jakarta and Bali are prefered by most tourists as it offers wide varieties of accommodations.
Food & Drinks
Laos offers delicious Laotian traditional cuisines like Laap, Paeng Pet, Jaew, Or Lam, Khao Piak Sen, Khao Soi, Sai Oo-ah and many more.
Important cities to visit
Laos' capital Vientiane is a popular place to visit. You can explore many archaeological sites and nature in Luang Prabang, Muang Ngoi & Nong Khiaw.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Laos is between May and September when there are little rain and better temperature.
Laos has only two distinct weather seasons which are dry (October to late April) and wet (May to late September). Even though it is hot throughout the year, Humidity is at its highest during March and April.
Laos has many kinds of Public Transportation, and the most popular are Tuk-Tuk and Mototaxi.
There are a few good adventure activities you can find in Laos like zip-lining, adventure racing, backpacking, camping, canyoning, caving, fishing, hiking, horseback riding etc.
Important Tips to Travel
Avoid mentioning or asking questions relating to any political or controversial topics.
Don't buy or support souvenirs made from insects, Sea-shells, or anything with is damaging life or environment.
Do not drink tap water in Laos, always prefer sealed bottled water.
Do not buy marijuana as it is Illegal
Beware of Pick-pocketing
Dress appropriately while visiting temples