Laos

Laid-back, entrancing, romantic… Laos’s reputation as the ‘sleeping beauty’ of Indochina is well-earned.

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Holidays to Laos

Laid-back, entrancing, romantic… Laos’s reputation as the ‘sleeping beauty’ of Indochina is well-earned. A holiday to this most isolated land will leave you charmed and inspired.

Family adventure in Tanzania

We are safely back from our wonderful fortnight in Africa, and we all want to say a big thank you.

David and Patsy

Laos By Region

Northern Laos

Luang Prabang is the greatest attraction of this region with its plethora of gilded temples, but visitors who want to really learn about the country and its people will find much more to discover in N....

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Southern Laos

Though it sees far fewer visitors than the north of the country, Southern Laos has a number of unique attractions. The Southern capital, Pakse, is a charming, lively town, while the Khmer temple of Wa....

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Vientiane and Central Laos

Vientiane may not be one of the must-see capitals of Asia, but its size, relaxed atmosphere, colonial architecture, temples and shrines make it a worthwhile place to spend a few nights.....

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Our Laos Itineraries

Essential Laos

Discover Vientiane, the capital of Laos, and the world heritage town of Luang Prabang in this 7-day overview

Destination

  • Laos

Experience

  • Cruise Holidays
  • Cultural Holidays
  • Honeymoons and Weddings

Prices from£1135 pp

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Scenic Laos

12-day itinerary visiting the remote north of Laos; spend a night in a tree house in Bokeo Nature Reserve; trek the Luang Nam Tha hills; and meet the tribes of Muang La

Destination

  • Laos

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Family Travel
  • Walking and Climbing
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2230 pp

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Laos By Activity

Additional Information

Visa Requirements

UK, US and EU citizens require a visa to enter Laos. This can be arranged in advance through your embassy or on arrival. You must hold a full ten-year passport with at least six months to run from the end of your trip, and at least two blank pages for your visas and entry/exit stamps – make sure your passport is stamped on entry. You also need a passport photo for your visa. A visa costs US$35 with a $5 handling fee at the border and allows for a stay of up to 30 days (single entry only). It must be paid for in US dollars cash.

Chimp-tracking in Mahale

The baby chimp eyed me casually while sucking on his closely clutched straw, as I looked at him in amazement.

Vivienne