WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LAOS
Laos is a country in Southeast Asia, with no access to the sea. It is surrounded by Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and China. It has an area of 236 800 km2 and has about 6 492 400 inhabitants in 2015.
LET’S DISCOVER LAOS, THE LAND OF MILLION ELEPHANTS THAT FEATURES A FASCINATING MIXTURE OF OLD AND ANCIENT AND MODERN ASIA.
HISTORYLaos, a country characterized as authentic by its breathtaking scenery, nature remaining in the wild. The history of Laos has been punctuated... Find out more
TRANSPORTATIONIn all the country, you can find several transportation as the Jumbo, sâam-lâaw, sakai-t'ep and túk-túk, local buses or taxi that you always can share... Find out more
LAOS VISAAll visitors entering Laos must possess valid passports and visitors from non-ASEAN countries require a Visa. Visa can be obtained for 30 days... Find out more
LAOS CULTUREAs all his neighbors, Laos is a multicultural country. The different periods of Laos’s history enable a complex ethnical mix that we don’t identify yet all minority groups... Find out more
TRADITIONAL FESTIVALSIn Laos, there are many traditional or religious festivals linked to the history of Buddha, but some are of particular importance to the inhabitants... Find out more
LAOS CUISINEThe cuisine in Laos is the heritage of all influences from neighboring countries. Taking advantage of this incredible food diversity, Laotian food is an unique and wealthy art... Find out more
LAOS ETHNIESLaos is dwelling an incredible ethnical diversity, principal richness of the country. Ethnologists specialized in laos defined between 65 and 129 minorities ... Find out more
CURRENCY AND COST OF LIFELocal storekeepers will always prefer to get Kip than Dollar. It’s easy to exchange money in most of banks or exchange offices... Find out more
HEALTH AND SECURITYOnly yellow fever vaccine is required to cross the Laos border, if you come from a contaminated area (parts of Africa or South America) Lao administration keeps the right... Find out more
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