Top 10 Destinations in Laos (2018)


1. Luang Prabang


Discover in Luang Prabang

  • Scenic mountains and rivers
  • Magnificent Buddhist temples
  • Former palace of Lao royalty
  • Jungle trekking with elephants
  • Laos’ World Heritage Site

Luang Prabang – Top 10 Attractions


Getting to Luang Prabang

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Vientiane ~10 h
    • Vang Vieng ~7 h
  • By Plane ✈️
    • From Vientiane ~45 min
    • Pakse ~1 h 40 min

2. Vientiane


Discover in Vientiane

  • Magnificent national monuments
  • Gold-covered large Buddhist stupa
  • Massive collection of Buddha images
  • Scenic park alongside Mekong river

Vientiane – Top 10 Attractions


Getting to Vientiane

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Vang Vieng ~4 h
    • Luang Prabang ~10 h
  • By Plane ✈️
    • From Pakse ~1 h 15 min
    • Luang Prabang ~45 min
    • Luang Namtha ~55 min

3. Vang Vieng


Discover in Vang Vieng

  • Picturesque mountains and rivers
  • Scenic limestone cliffs and rice fields
  • Tubing in Nam Song river
  • Scenes of local life in rural area

Getting to Vang Vieng

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Vientiane ~4 h
    • Luang Prabang ~7 h

4. Pakse


Discover in Pakse

  • Relaxing riverside scenery
  • Beautiful Buddhist temples
  • Scenic green rice fields

Getting to Pakse

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Vientiane ~12 h
    • Champasak ~1 h 30 min
    • Savannakhet ~5 h
  • By Plane ✈️
    • From Vientiane ~1 h 15 min
    • Luang Prabang ~1 h 40 min
    • Savannakhet ~30 min

5. Savannakhet


Discover in Savannakhet

  • The only Dinosaur museum in Laos
  • Traditional and friendly Lao culture
  • Rustic French colonial architecture

Getting to Savannakhet

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Pakse ~5 h
  • By Plane ✈️
    • From Pakse ~30 min

6. Luang Namtha


Discover in Luang Namtha

  • Beautiful mountains and jungle
  • Trekking to diverse hill tribes
  • Scenic rice paddies and villages

Getting to Luang Namtha

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Luang Prabang ~10 h
  • By Plane ✈️
    • From Vientiane ~55 min

7. Phonsavan


Discover in Phonsavan

  • Picturesque natural scenery
  • The mysterious Plain of Jars
  • Histories of war sites in Laos

Getting to Phonsavan

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Vientiane ~10 h
    • Luang Prabang ~10 h

8. Champasak


Discover in Champasak

  • Ancient Khmer temple complex
  • Magnificent surrounding landscape
  • French colonial-era buildings

Getting to Champasak

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Pakse ~1.5 h

9. Nong Khiaw


Discover in Nong Khiaw

  • Picturesque views of Ou River
  • Majestic limestone mountains
  • Rustic little village charms

Getting to Nong Khiaw

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Luang Prabang ~3 h

10. Don Khon


Discover in Don Khon

  • The largest waterfall in Laos
  • Tranquil and scenic beaches
  • Scenes of daily local life

Getting to Don Khon

  • By Bus 🚌
    • From Pakse ~3 h

Map of Top 10 Destinations in Laos



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 14 August 2017
Last Updated: 18 February 2018

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