Laos visa and formalities

Laos visa and formalities

All visitors entering Laos must possess valid passports. Visa can obtained from Lao Embassies and Consulates abroad. Tourist visa allows you to stay in Laos for up to 30 days, and can be extended (with fee) for up to 60 days.  [Read more]
Travel insurance for Laos holiday

Travel insurance for Laos holiday

Travel Insurance is compulsory on all Travel Authentic Asia trips and is a condition of booking with Travel Authentic Asia. This will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel but also covers you for many of the things that can go wrong. [Read more]
Health, medicals and safety in Laos

Health, medicals and safety in Laos

Before visiting Southeast Asia, you may need to get vaccinations and medications for vaccine-preventable diseases and other diseases you might be at risk during your travel. Your doctor will determine the things you need. [Read more]
Laos people

Laos people

The original meaning of the word “Lao” is undetermined, although it may concern the Ai Lao tribes who were recorded in the Han Dynasty in both China and Vietnam as a community of what is called Yunan Province today.  [Read more]
Internet and wifi in Laos

Internet and wifi in Laos

Laos is a country in the third world, with a fast-growing economy. However, when compared to the developed countries, the facilities here can not be equal. However, you can feel free... [Read more]
Laos religion and belief

Laos religion and belief

The main religion in Laos is Buddhism. Today some 60 percent of the Lao population (predominantly lowland Lao and Tai-speaking groups) follow Theravada Buddhism. The remainder of the population belongs to at least 48 distinct ethnic minority groups.& [Read more]
Alms Giving Ceremony - the most famous event in Luang Prabang

Alms Giving Ceremony - the most famous event in Luang Prabang

The tak bat, or the Buddhist Lao monks' morning collection of food in Luang Prabang, is a must-see for travellers to Luang Prabang in Laos. You will see the practice of offering food to monks in Theravada Buddhist countries [Read more]
Laos literature and art

Laos literature and art

Laos has a long-lasting history of traditional art in different fields including sculptures, architecture, paintings, and textiles. The most ancient form of Laos art is the architecture and sculptures that appeared at the Buddhist Temples. [Read more]
Safety and security in Laos

Safety and security in Laos

Laos has earned a reputation among visitors as a remarkably safe place to travel, with little crime reported. Anyway, as a saying go “prevention better than cure” you should be aware of some dangers or annoyance you might suffer. [Read more]
Money matters in Laos

Money matters in Laos

Although LAK is the country’s only official currency, Thai Baht and US Dollars are also accepted in many places, especially tourist areas. You will need a ready supply of kip notes for use in smaller towns and villages as well as for small purchases. [Read more]
History of Laos

History of Laos

Archaeological excavation indicates that the early human settlement in Laos territory dated back from as early as 40000 BCE. But it was not until the Neolithic period, prehistoric times in Laos have not been unraveled.  [Read more]
Shopping in Laos

Shopping in Laos

Laos is an excellent destination for those interested in picking up elaborate handicrafts. Buying locally made Laos products is a good way to contribute to the local economy and helps preserve traditional crafts, many of which are products of the dif [Read more]
Displaying results 1-12 (of 18)
First « Back1 2Next » Last

Laos bestselling tours

Newsletter