Rich with cultural traditions, Laos is considered as one of the most pristine destinations in Southeast Asia. Home to the longest stretch of the Mekong River, the country is blessed with picturesque natural landscapes and uniquely preserved lifestyles of hundreds of ethnic tribes. The capital city of Vientiane is one of the historical jewels of the country. With several temples, Buddhist monuments and museums, the city attracts tourists for its well-preserved architecture and history. Visit the towns in Northern and Southern Province of Laos to get closer to nature. For example, one can take a dip in Khone Phapheng Falls, the largest waterfall of Southeast Asia, or explore the countrysides of Phongsaly and Luang Namtha. Be a part of the unique local New Year festival that takes place during the month of April which includes Songkran (a water festival). Explore Laos and fall in love with Asian culture and culinary once again.
Best time to visit Laos is from December to February when the weather is dry and cold. It is the most preferrable time as there is hardly any rainfall and the sun isn't as harsh as the summer months.
For Budget Travellers: ₹800 - ₹1,000 a day For Mid-range Travellers: ₹2800 - ₹3000 a day For Luxury Travellers: ₹7,500 and upwards
In Laos, Indians can get visa on arrival limited to 30 days for a fee of ₹2,000. To qualify, a traveller must possess a return ticket, a confirmed hotel reservation and other documents listing their itinerary in detail.