The Boten-Vientiane railway, which opened in December 2021, has transformed travel in Laos. The train journey from the capital, Vientiane, to the former royal capital, Luang Prabang, now takes just two hours, compared to seven by car. The railway snakes through the Laotian countryside, passing through some of the 75 tunnels that were carved into
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
Vietnam’s Green and Smart Mobility JSC. (GSM) has launched its pure electric taxi service in Vientiane, Laos, under the brand name “Xanh SM”. This marks a step further in GSM’s “Go Green Global” strategy to establish itself as an international electric mobility services provider and promote the adoption of green mobility beyond borders. The company
The 10-cabin RV Laos Pandaw started its winter season cruises last week, travelling from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang on the Upper Mekong. The elegant riverboat navigates the Upper Mekong between Huay Xai on the Laos side of the Mekong River and Luang Prabang, the UNESCO World Heritage city, where it stops for three nights
Embrace the Ultimate Blend of Business and Pleasure in Laos
Are you tired of the same old tourist traps and crowded destinations? If you’re seeking an authentic travel experience that will leave a lasting impression, look no further than Laos.
If you’re looking for a charming getaway that seamlessly blends culture, tranquillity, and awe-inspiring landscapes, look no further than Luang Prabang. Here’s your ultimate guide to making the most of a weekend in this gem of Laos.
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.
I recently embarked on a train journey from Bangkok to Vientiane, and then continued on the Laos-China Railway to the Chinese border and back.
Explore the art of slow travel in 2023 with these captivating destinations as posted by Getaway! Laos, listed as the number one slow travel destination for 2023, is a hidden gem in Southeast Asia, invites you to embrace its serene landscapes and rich cultural tapestry. Immerse yourself in the charm of Laos and savor the
Uncover hidden gems and attractions that make Luang Prabang a must-visit destination.
Last week we journeyed from Vang Vieng to the south of Laos on an inspection trip. I’ll write about what we found and experienced in the coming months. Looking through the photos I couldn’t help but notice the beauty of Laos. The skies are blue and the lands are green, Laos holds a unique charm
Tiger Trail sales team recently inspected the quality of hotels, sights and roads in the south to ensure they give the best service possible.
If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway in Laos, you might want to check out Nong Khiaw. This charming town is nestled among the limestone mountains and the Nam Ou river, and offers plenty of activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Here are some of the things you can do in Nong Khiaw: Nong
Laos, with its lush landscapes, mystical temples, and rich cultural heritage, beckons travellers from around the world. Yet, as visitors, we carry a responsibility to preserve this enchanting land for future generations. This is where sustainability in travel comes into play. Why Sustainability Matters: Sustainability is vital for preserving the natural beauty and cultural richness
If you’re planning to travel to Laos, you might be wondering how to get around this beautiful but landlocked country. Laos has a variety of transport options for travellers, ranging from buses and minivans to boats and tuk-tuks and since 2021 a new high speed train. Here are some tips on how to choose the
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
If you are planning to visit Laos, you should be aware of some dos and don’ts that will help you enjoy your trip and respect the local culture. Laos is a beautiful country with friendly people and rich traditions, but it also has some rules that you should follow to avoid offending anyone or getting
Lao New Year 2023, also known as Pi Mai Lao, is a traditional festival that celebrates the start of a new year according to the Lao lunar calendar. The holiday is typically celebrated for three days from April 14th to 16th and is the most important festival in Laos. This year it runs from the