Laos Travel Guide

Helpful travel tips, things to do & advice to have a great holiday in Laos.

Travel Articles



Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang

The Kuang Si falls locally called Tat Kuang Si is located about 30 kilometres from Luang Prabang, open daily from 8 am until 5.30 pm. It is very p...

  2018-07-05 Read more

Basic Laos Phrases

Lao is a Tai-Kadai language spoken by around 15 million people in Laos and Thailand. Although it is not necessary to learn Lao before you visit La...

  2018-07-02 Read more

Getting Around Laos

Getting around By Bus The bus system has vastly improved over the last few years in coverage, speed, and comfort. Nevertheless, taking...

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What to wear in Laos - Clothing tips

Neat and respectful dress should be worn in all religious shrines. It is not considered polite to visit religious monuments in shorts, miniskirts ...

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Working Hours in Laos

Under the new Laos labour law (amended in 2013), the normal hours of work are eight hours a day, six days a week or a total of 48 hours pe...

  2018-07-02 Read more

Electricity in Laos

In Laos the power sockets are of type A, B, C, E and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.Voltage and frequenc...

  2018-07-02 Read more

Tipping in Laos

Tipping is not customary in Laos. However, small gratuities may be given in appreciation for efficient, friendly service. These days, peopl...

  2018-06-20 Read more

Counting numbers in Laos

If you’re just visiting Laos for a short while, you should be able to get by with these basic Lao phrases as people in the most touristic areas do spe...

  2018-06-20 Read more

Visa To Laos

All visitors entering Laos must possess valid passports. Visa can obtained from Lao Embassies and Consulates abroad or visa on arrival can be obta...

  2018-06-05 Read more
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