The beginning of the Buddhist lent. Buddhist Lent is a period of three lunar months starting on the first day after the full moon of the eighth lunar month. It marks the beginning of the rainy season.
Most recent articles & stories:
Make the most out of your experience in Laos.
Huay Fai is a beautiful village near Luang Prabang Many tourists pass through as it is close to the popular Tad Sae waterfalls. The village has a homestay program providing revenue to the community and now a shared community space will run tourist workshops providing further income for local families.
Biking-Laos has the largest and highest quality bike fleet in Luang Prabang making your experience hassle-free and the most enjoyable.
Garavek is a small theatre based in Luang Prabang, promoting and preserving local traditional myths, legends, and folktales. Every evening, from 6.30-7.30pm, they present a selection of traditional Lao stories (in English) in an intimate thirty seat theatre.
Laos food? We love it, and so will you! Promise.
Food & eating is the most important “activity” throughout the day. In Lao language, it is quite common for people to even greet each other by immediately asking, “Have you eaten yet?” (“Kin khao laeo bor?”). Have you?
We LOVE adventure
Ready for an adventure?! Laos is home to just as many adventures you can think of… From the glorious twin falls of Tad Fane, to the northern hill-tribes, the 4000 islands, our motorcyle or mountainbike adventures, this and more is waiting for you!
Get out of town and discover rice paddies and charming villages.
In Laos, food is the most important activity throughout the day. In the local language, it is quite common for people to greet each other by immediately asking, “Have you eaten food?” (“Kin khao laeo bor?”). Food is often the topic of many conversations, especially when eating and sharing dishes between friends and family. Additionally, Lao people take great passion in sharing traditional dishes with curious travelers.
From the glorious twin falls of Tad Fane, to the voluminous amount of water passing over Khone Pha Pheng falls, here are the top 5 waterfalls in Laos that you must see!
The Luang Prabang film festival (LPFF) rocks to a different beat than others. Not only do they screen amazing talent from South East Asia but they are on a mission – a social mission. Started by one man about 6 years ago simply because there was no theatre in Luang Prabang, it has grown to one
By Eliot Stein September 15, 2016 At the Gibbon Experience in northwest Laos, zip-lines connect some of the tallest treehouses in the world. (Felipe Rodríguez Vasquez) During our honeymoon, my wife strapped herself to a steel cable, kissed me goodbye and threw herself off the side of a mountain. I watched as she disappeared into the jungle
Laos is fast becoming a popular cycling destination in southeast Asia. Here are five reasons why Laos is the best place to go cycling in Southeast Asia, and possibly the world! 1. The Amazing Views Laos has some of the most inspiring and varied landscapes in the region. For a small trip, we will take
Here’s a roundup of five best reasons why you should pack your bags and come visit Laos during the wet season — which we prefer to call the Green Season.
From trekking to kayaking to interacting with elephants, Tiger Trail has it all. Here are our top 10 traveller’s choice adventure tours in Luang Prabang (ranging from 1 to 5 days). 1. DAY TREK TO KUANG SI WATERFALL AND BEAR SANCTUARY 1 DAY | HIKE, SWIM, EXPLORE AND RELAX This tour is among our staples and offers