Laos is a very famous country for a capital of Vientiane with many beautiful landscapes or the ancient town of LuangPrabang with many historical and splendid buildings. It is sure that tourists will have unforgettable memories about this million - elephant country. However, you should learn some Dos and Don'ts for traveling in Laos such as their customs, eating habits, or social relationship. Besides, you will find confident to buy any souvenir and transport inside the country.
Laos is an ideal shopping center for ones who love handicraft and traditional things. Stepping foots on traditional outdoor markets, tourists will be overwhelmed by its variety of colors, kinds and shapes. Many things from hill-tribe silks, home-furnishings, to jewelry, arts, crafts and carvings, etc are sold in the Lao market.More info
Being a continental country endowed with many amazingly beautiful landscapes and ancient buildings, along with a long-lasting culture, tourists coming to Laos will have a chance to practice many interesting activities not only in big cities but also in ethnic minority villages.More info
Unlike Western countries, transportation is something nonsense, or Thailand and Vietnam, transportation is a disturbing problem, transportation in Laos is something interesting and funny to talk about. All means of transport of other countries, Laos also has, and even some means of transport Laos has but others do not have.More info
A visa on arrival is usually a tourist visa (good for 30 days stay). Some times business and other type of visas can be picked up on arrival as well provided that you have arranged everything ahead of time and you have letter of approval (or an entry visa number) from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Laos.More info
Being famous for authentic and traditional beauty, Lao also has a modern transportation system. Located in the centre of Indochina Peninsula and sharing border with 5 countries: China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar, there are various ways to enter Laos by air way, road way and water way.More info