4 Places to Go In Laos

We all travel for our own reasons. Some of us like to explore different cultures, learn more about others or simply see the sites, tastes and smells of different places. For this, your next Asian travel destination has to be Laos.

This country will open yours eyes to some fascinating places. With caves, waterfalls, countryside and a different, slower pace of life, Laos is a fabulous country to visit and one that should be on the top of your list.

In the article below, I have included 4 places to must visit when you go to Laos. Step yourself in as once you read about these destinations, you’ll want to fly there immediately! Here it goes.


The charming and inviting capital of Laos, Vientiane, should be the first stop in your Laos travel journey. This city, once a French Trading post, is now a vibrant metropolis with remnants of the past remaining. You can see the French quarters and the delightful architecture to explore. The French architecture to see includes the famous Arc de Triomphe replica,the Patuxai, but there are many other culturally authentic sites to visit as well.

Luang Prabang

The heart of Laos is arguably Luang Prabang. This town offers a beautiful and serene experience for visitors. Known for being home to a beautiful river banks, lying on the Khan and Mekong Rivers, you will find perfect cafes and captivating experiences that will take your breath away. So beautiful and historic the town is in fact, that it is now a UNESCO Heritage Site. All the more reason to visit Luang Prabang now!

Nong Khiaw

If you’re looking for a great hiking and trekking experience, Nong Khiaw is the place go. Sitting on the beautiful Nam Ou River, this town offers some of the best sites to visit in Laos for you to experience a combination of village life and nature. You can spend the day biking around and exploring the beautiful village and main town, or do a boat trip on the delightful river. Whatever you do, the experience will captivate you with beauty and Laos culture.

Bolaven Plateau Champasak Province

With large flowing waterfalls, the Bolaven Plateau is one of the most beautiful spots in Laos. It is one of the top spots in South Asia for natural lovers, and a place you simply can’t miss. You can spend a day here forgetting city life and getting lost in the true beauty and wildness that makes Laos so popular with visitors. The best way to get here is by taxi or bus.

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