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.
Being known as "a - million - elephant country", Laos has it own unique means of transportation - elephants. It would be absolutely enjoyable and funny to sit on an elephant's back and let this cute friend take you to jungles or mountains.
Tuk tuk is a popular mean of transport in Laos especially in Vientiane. Taking a tuk-tuk ride around is a great way to experience life of locals.
There are many kinds of boats in Laos: slow boat, speed boat, long tail boat, traditional boat, etc for tourists choose to take a cruise along beautiful Mekong and Nam Ou River.
Buses are the main means of transportation in Laos. Most of buses in Laos are well - equipped with air-conditioner and comfortable seats.
There are two national airlines companies and one private airline company in Laos: the Lao Airlines, Lao Air and Lao Central Airline and offer many regional flights to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
If you are travelling to Laos, either for a short visit or for a longer stay, it is important to know what you should or shouldn’t do in this country.
Most embassies in Laos locate in the beautiful capital of Vientiane. Below is list of some Embassy for tourists to contact in case you have some troubles during your traveling.
Laos is general is still a cheap place to travel, though you can easily spend a great deal on accommodations and food in Luang Prabang. When traveling in Laos, you can use U.S dollars.
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...
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...
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...