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.
Airway is the fastest and most convenient way to get into Laos. Bangkokis the best place to connect to Laos if you come through international connections. There are 3 national airports in Laos in Luang Prabang, Vientiane and Pakse. There are also many direct flights to Laos from big cities in Southeast Asia such as: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Singapore, Bangkok in Thailand and many other big cities in China.
Train and buses are the most popular ways to get in Laos by roadway. There are three big border gates between Laos and Thailand in Chiang Khong and Houay Xai and Udon Thani. Tourists can take a bus from Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai easily and get into Laos through these above border gates. Travelling by roadway is a great way to enjoy beautiful landscape along the road. Travelling by train especially night train will give tourists life-time experience.
Laosis endowed with a complex river system of Mekong River and Nam Ou River which create favorable condition for travelling by waterway. Tourists will enjoy a boat cruise from Northern Thailand to Laos on Mekong River through the border town Houay Xai.
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.
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