As part of your holidays to Laos, you can explore the Plain of Jars in Xieng Khouang province. This archaeological site features hundreds of ancient stone jars that date back to the Iron Age. The jars are scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau, arranged
Heritage Line’s newest river cruise boat, Anouvong, is now sailing the upper Mekong River in Laos. This luxurious vessel offers a unique and unforgettable experience, allowing passengers to explore the region’s stunning scenery and rich culture in comfort and style. Anouvong has 10 cabins on two decks, each with its own private balcony and en-suite
When it comes to choosing your next travel destination, there’s a world of options out there. However, if you’re seeking a truly authentic, unspoiled, and unforgettable experience, let us introduce you to the hidden gem that is Laos.
Are you looking for an adventure of a lifetime? Do you love cycling and exploring new places? If so, you might want to consider a biking tour from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang. Biking Laos has launched a new 12-day guided bicycle tour that will take you through the stunning landscapes and cultures of Thailand
If you’re looking for a unique and adventurous destination, you might want to consider Laos in the green season. What is the green season, you ask? Well, it’s the rainy season that lasts from May to October, when the landscape turns lush and green, and the waterfalls are at their most spectacular. Sounds amazing, right?
If you are looking for an adventure that will challenge you physically and mentally, while also rewarding you with stunning views and unforgettable memories, then you should consider doing a one day trek in Laos. Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, known for its rich culture, diverse wildlife, and beautiful landscapes. Trekking in
TOURCODE EBTK-3 DESCRIPTION A fantastic Fair Trek combination tour with biking adventures, elephant experience (no riding), home stays in remote villages, trekking, and kayaking all in the beautiful mountains surrounding Luang Prabang UNESCO World Heritage town. Discover all the beautiful nature and special cultures that Laos has to offer in this perfect mix of activity
TOURCODE FTB-3 DESCRIPTION Immerse yourself in local culture on this 3 day Fair Trek adventure. Wind your way through the majestic mountains to two rural villages in northern Laos. Each night, stay with local families in homestays in Khmu and Hmong villages of Nong Khuay and Long Lao Mai. The Tiger Trail “Fair Trek” initiative
TOURCODE FT-2 by TIGER TRAIL TRAVEL This two day ‘Fair Trek’ adventure with great landscapes and interaction with local rural village life. The trek follows the slopes and hills of a huge mountain range along trails used by the locals and passes along Khmu and Hmong villages. Get to meet the local people and even
by Dr Ingrid Suter, Asian Captive Elephant Standards, 19 Feb 2023 Elephant-based tourism is nothing new. The older backpackers among us will remember the streetwalking elephants of Bangkok, a common sight in the 1990s and early 2000s. Even then it felt uncomfortable, seeing this majestic animal amidst the backdrop of tuktuks, taxis and tarmac. The
National Geographic has named Laos one of the top destinates to visit in 2023. The COVID-19 pandemic closed the borders of many tourism-dependent countries, such as Laos. But the Southeast Asian country known for its emerald-green vistas of the Upper Mekong River got a boost in domestic travel with the December 2021 inauguration of a Chinese-financed and -constructed
We are not a ticketing agent and provide the information below for your convenience only. See China-Laos Railway Company for current information. The bullet train, named Lane Xang, opened on 2 Dec 2021. The streamlined “China-standard” bullet train, or the Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) train, designed and built by Chinese companies, can run at 160
Laos closed all borders in March 2020 and they only opened on 9 May 2022. People reliant on tourism went home and grew food or got other jobs in other industries such as construction. As if the pandemic didn’t cause enough hardship to this beautiful country of 7 million people, the current fuel crisis and
Like many countries, Laos is in lockdown during this time. Laos had a rapid response to Coronavirus making it a safe place to travel.
As a true plant lover, I remember well the first time I experienced the Laos Orchid Trek in Phou Khao Khouay, near Vientiane, with Bertrand, about a year ago.
In anticipation of increasing numbers of tourists in 2022, today guides from Tiger Trail Travel are completing their Lao Safe COVID-19 training. Under the current COVID guidelines governing international tourism to Laos, tour guides and drivers constitute one of the major points of contact for tourists and great hygiene standards at all times is a
If you are lucky enough to have made it to Luang Prabang in Northern Laos (travel is now possible again after a 2-year border closure) make sure you discover all the treasures of this UNESCO heritage town and unlock secrets and fascinating history with the help of a local guide. Here is a one-day itinerary.
With vaccination rates much higher in populations around the world, advances in medical technology, and faster testing systems, the public health system in Laos is no longer being overrun.“This has meant that the world is now able to better cope with Covid-19, which has transitioned from a pandemic to endemic disease, or a seasonal disease
For decades, discovering South-East-Asia with a Motorcycle or a Scooter has been the choice of alternative travelers and those usually who ride motorbikes at home. One could simply rent the bikes, head off to explore and get yourself lost in the landscapes, cultures and potholes along the way… Often roadside invitations, or (unwillingly) overnight stays,
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.