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Laos – the hidden gem of the region is after years of unrest and uncertainty like a chrysalis slowly emerging from its cocoon - revealing its stunning beauty. It’s a country overflowing with spectacular sights, glorious scenery, mouth-watering food and truly delightful people. Wandering mists drift slowly across high mountain peaks. The silence of the dawn is broken by the sound of chanting, as Monks leave their morning prayers and go in search of alms in the towns and villages. Their saffron robes shimmer, in the suns first rays. Mysterious plains are scattered with ancient relics. Mighty rivers, with small isolated villages dotting the banks, constantly fight back the verdant jungle, encroaching, on their already fragile ecological existence. Life is slow. Life is traditional. No mad rush here – the Laotians are laid back. Laos is still unspoilt – a gentle country with an ageless charm– and, relatively speaking - still ‘off the beaten track’ of mainstream tourism. However, for many, this lack of sophistication is the attraction of Laos, with the genuine warmth and hospitality of the people.

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Need to know

Laotian weather is influenced by the annual Southeast Asian monsoon cycle. The best time for visiting most of the country is between November and February/March with cooler temperatures. The monsoon rains are heavy coming in brief bursts. Then the glorious sun shines! November is best time for cruises as January to June the water levels are low.

Fly to

Vientiane & Luang Prabang

Flying time 13 hours approx in-direct


Required for British Passport holders. Can be obtained on arrival.

Time difference

GMT + 7 hours

Official language

The national language is Lao. English is spoken in main tourist areas.

Our Tours in Laos


Ancient Kingdoms of South East Asia

14 days from £3,650.00

Bangkok – Sukhothai – Bangkok - Luang Prabang – Siem Reap – Angkor Wat - Phnom Penh

Discover South East Asia’s fascinating history on this World Heritage circuit tour visiting highlights of early Siam, Lao and Khmer Kingdoms.

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Special Interest

Cambodia Explorer Textiles, Temples & Khmer Cuisine

11 days from £2,859.00

Siem Reap - Phnom Penh

This is an outstanding tour covering the main highlights of evocative Cambodia from its wondrous Temple heritage at Angkor Wat, the beauty of Tonle Sap Lake, and an insight into the techniques of traditional Khmer textiles and silk weaving and fantastic Khmer cuisine. Tailor make it and add on Loas, Thailand or Vietnam.

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Grand Tour of Indochina

21 days from £6,750.00

Hanoi – Halong Bay cruise– Hue – Boat trip on the Perfume River – Hoi An – My Son - Ho Chi Minh City – cu chi Tunnels – Mekong Boat ride - Phnom Penh - Toul Sleng and the Killing Fields - Siem Reap – Angkor Wat Temples – Tonle Sap Lake - Luang Prabang – River Cruise – Pak Ou Caves – Elephant and Bamboo Raft rides

This journey captures the amazing diversity of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. In Vietnam explore the ‘Paris of the East’, Hanoi, then take an excursion to the stunning Halong Bay.

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Secrets of Laos

14 days from £3,215.00

Luang Prabang - Baci Ceremony - Cookery Class - Mekong River Cruise- Pak Ou Caves – Elephant Trek - Vientiane - Bolaven Plateau - Tad Lo Waterfalls - Champasak - Wat Phou - 4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) – Pakse

The perfect itinerary for discovering the very best of Laos. Marvel at the majesty of Luang Prabang, cruise the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers – perhaps glimpse the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins.

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