Laos A Slice of Heaven!

Special Tour Of Laos Brought To You By Gwyneth Tours

Get ready for a tour of a lifetime on a country that is practically a slice of heaven!

Come visit the province of Luang Prabang for a wonderful adventure filled with many historical sights to see, including Buddhist temples, and enjoy the wonderful food Luang Prabang has to offer!

Come visit three of Laos' most gorgeous lakes, only a fraction of all the landforms available to visit!

Nam Ngum Lake in Vientiane

Nong Fa Lake in Attapeu (shown in photo)

Nong Papha Lake in Savannakhet

Visit some major cities in Laos!

Vientiane Capital-home to the national monument: That Luang (shown in photo) This is a wonderful historical sight you don't want to miss!

Pakse-62 wonderful tourist sites to visit!

Vang Vieng-a wonderful place for water sports!

Enjoy all of the wonderful recreational activities Laos has to offer!

Kayaking-enjoy wonderful hidden caves and gorgeous waterfalls!

Cycling-an amazing way to explore all the sights and sounds of every city!

And much much more!

Enjoy the vast ranges of arts and culture in Laos.

Thakhaek-a city in the province Khammouane that has many French colonial influences.

Champasack- explore the archaeological remains, historic colonial buildings, and even Done Daeng Island!

Hor Pha Keo museum-originally a temple which was converted into a museum that now houses the finest national collection of Buddhist sculptures!

Another wonderful landmark/historical site is the Black Stupa!

It is one of the few remaining stupas after the Sianese occupation.

Before you go, make sure to know the languages and currency Laos uses!

Language-English is used in major tourist centers, Lao is the main language.

Currency-Kip

(Vientiane Capital shown)

Enjoy the delicious delicacies Laos has to offer!

Sin Savanh (Lao Beef Jerky)-delicious sundried beef strips

Or Lam (Lao Stew)-a delicious stew that includes many vegetables and meat, generally water buffalo

Pho-originally Vietnamese, includes thin slices of meat, innards, and noodles

The national flower of Laos is the Dok Champa, also known as the frangipani.

Laos people are friendly and open, and willing to help you whenever you need help!

Enjoy the many festivals Laos has to offer!

Boun Bang Fai Festival (Rocket Festival)-beginning of May to end of June at Vientiane Province (Phon Hong District)-contests are held for prettiest rocket, highest flying, etc.

Lao Food Festival-January 25-27 at Chao Anouvong Park, Vientiane Capital-sample lots of traditional Laos foods!

Make sure to buy some awesome craft work while you are here, like weaved works, shawls, jewelry and handbags!

Make sure you know exactly what to pack so you aren't left out of exciting festivities!

The rainy season is from May to October, followed by a cool, dry period. It is generally a mild tropical climate.

Pack sunscreen and light clothing because of the humidity.

There are many ways to travel to and through Laos, including airplanes, trains, buses, and boats.

The best time of the year to go is between November and February because it will not rain very much.

So, pack your bags and get ready to head to Laos, a slice of heaven on earth!

(That Luang shown in photo)

Credits:

Created with images by justin_vidamo - "Kuang Si Falls, Laos" • DEZALB - "laos if kwang kuang if" • danou_info - "Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos I" • Allie_Caulfield - "2009-08-30 09-03 Luang Prabang 143 Mekong" • Arian Zwegers - "Near Muang Sing, Mien village, Mien girl with silver collar" • dalbera - "Le Bouddha d'émeraude (Vat Mai, Luang Prabang)" • shankar s. - "That Dam, the black pagoda" • Arian Zwegers - "Luang Phabang, Wat Xieng Thong" • Swami Stream - "Frangipani" • Arian Zwegers - "Ban Nam Chang, kids" • insatiablemunch - "3 Dish Tasting Plate from Lao Lao" • Carrie Kellenberger I globetrotterI - "Rocket Festival in Laos" • Gary Soup - "My Papaya Salad at Lao New Year Festival, San Francisco" • grjenkin - "Hmong Cross Stitching - Shirt Design" • DEZALB - "laos bracelets folk art" • shankar s. - "This little kid was eating lunch" • shankar s. - "Bags- no mass produced Chinese junk here!" • International Livestock Research Institute - "A Son La farm" • shankar s. - "That's my bird to Chiang Mai- Lao Airlines Atr-72" • congerdesign - "luggage leather suitcase old"

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.