The caves sheltered the Pathet Lao officers during the second indo-china war in the 1960s. The United States believed Laos was crucial in the prevention of communist expansion, so became caught up in the conflict between the US and the North Vietnamese, known as the Secret War.
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The Nam Nern Night Safari is a totally unique experience that you can only do in Laos.
Taking on a family travel through Laos with your children is exciting and challenging – We prepared some travel tips from the Lao travel specialists perspective.
Only a 3-hour drive north of Luang Prabang, Nong Khiaw is a popular destination due to it’s accessibility, dramatic scenery and small-town atmosphere. Nong Khiaw is packed of adventure, kayaking, trekking, mountain climbs, great restaurants and places to stay.
Travelling as part of a larger Northern Trip, we travell from Muang La to Muang Ngoi down the Nam Ou river.
Muang Khua is a quaint town used for transit between Muang Khua and Dien Bien Phu and Muang Ngoi by boat over the Nam Ou river.
The place to go for ethnic tribes and culture, particularly the Khmu. Often overlooked there are some hidden gems to see if you are passing through.
Jungle Jar will provide communities with income to help develop village infrastructure and provide money to the participating families to send a child to school or higher education.
The Solidarity Food Canteen was started in 2020 during COVID-19. They serve 120 free meals every weekday.
As part of Tiger Trails’ responsible travel and community initiative ‘Fairtrek’, we are expanding fundraising programs and efforts to assist rural communities on the outskirts of Luang Prabang.
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The village home stay is built from clay bricks and provides a little bit of luxury where sensitive and culturally interested travellers can enjoy an ethnic interaction responsibility while staying in ecologically built accommodation that supports the community with ongoing income.
15 athletes from 12 nations cycled 780km across Laos from May 20th to
24th without any kind of external assistance!
Up to a third of the bombs dropped did not explode. In 2008, 300 people a year were injured or killed and today that figure is closer to 50. Uncleared land still poses a threat to farmers and villages and sadly people still suffer injuries today, often lost limbs or eyesight.
Named after the last ruler of the Kingdom of Vientiane, the ‘Anouvong’ embraces traditional Laotian artwork fused with French-colonial elegance.
Heritage Line brings to life untold stories with the right mix of comfort, adventure, culture, history, luxury, and tradition.
Student group completes mud-brick house in rural ethnic village to generate income
High in the mountains of Laos lives a minority society, a group of people with a clan system strong in cultural traditions, forged by centuries of animism and ancestral worship and working the land, that they have survived war, desolation and years of oppression. This is the home of the Hmong.
Get out of town and discover rice paddies and charming villages.
Exploring the stunning beauty of Vang Vieng. Riverside Boutique Resort recommendations for taking a tour up to Vang Vieng. Vang Vieng in central Laos, 3 hours north of Vientiane capital, has plenty to offer and truly unique scenery that could out of the dream of most photographers. Yet, it is astounding that so many travelers
Cruising the mighty Mekong in style Here I am, lounging in the shade, avoiding the hot, mid-morning sun along the Mekong as we slowly wind our way downriver to Luang Prabang. All is quiet and peaceful except for the sound of the boat’s motor slicing through the water, glistening as it rushes past us. Steep