You’ll need a solid Laos itinerary to make the most of your time there. It’s a bigger country than you might think, and travel can be very slow indeed. Hidden in the shadows of Thailand and Vietnam, Laos is often skipped by travellers in favour of the South-East Asian ‘big hitter’ itinerary.
The Laos Slow Boat seems to be a passage of rites for backpackers in South-East Asia. When you find yourself in Chiang Mai, Pai and Chiang Rai, you’ll discover that Laos really isn’t all that far away. It’s teasingly close, and an adventure well worth adding to any South-East Asian trip.
There are so many things to do in Luang Prabang, you’ll wonder if there’s ever enough time to see it all. The cultural capital of Laos and a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Luang Prabang is beautifully-preserved and precociously designed. We’ve put together a list of what we believe are the best 11 things to do in Luang Prabang, and we hope you’ll agree.
Nong Khiaw Viewpoint helps you to appreciate the beauty of this sleepy, authentic, and incredibly peaceful Laos town. Nong Khiaw (also referred to as Nong Kiau or Nong Kiew) is the perfect place to get away from it all for a few days and discover rural Northern Laos.