Laos has the typical tropical monsoon (wet-dry) climate. The best season to visit is from November to March that offers pleasant temperatures across Laos with coldness in the mountains. In July and August, most parts are wet, humidity is at its peak but the landscapes offer rich shades of green in the vicinity. During April and May, the place hits up to 40°C while September and October are the wettest times.
By air: Laos has multiple international airports and some also local ones. Flights from New Delhi to Vientiane that usually go via Bangkok start at ₹12,000 and takes around 9-10 hours. Laos is also connected with regional countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, China and South Korea.
By rail: Laos does not have a strong rail network but you can get trains from Bangkok that take about 12 hours and cost around ₹650.
By road: Laos shares land with Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, China and Vietnam.
The tiny nation has over 10 airports including international and domestic ones that allow convenient but pricey transit within the country including Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Pakse, Savannaket and others starting from ₹2500. A good way to enjoy the beautiful roads of Laos is on bicycle which can be rented at a price of 20,000 K (about ₹170) per day onward. Owing to the multiple navigable river ways of Laos, several types of boats, river ferries, river taxis and cruises are available. Ferry for a popular river trip cost around 250,000 K (i.e. around ₹2000).