Laos Travel Tours & Trips

Huay Xai - old Yunnanese caravan disembarkation point
Mekong slow boat cruise
The monks of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Luang Prabang
Si Phan Don's four thousand islands
Bolaven Plateau's ethnic minority groups
The Buddha images of Tam Ting Cave
The mysterious Plain of Jars
Kuang Si Waterfalls
  • Trips & tours in Laos

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    From US $3500

    Laos & Cambodia Explorer - 14 days

    Shrouded in mystery, Laos’ Plain of Jars is a beguiling sight. The origin of these large stone jars, which weigh up to a tonne and are scattered across...
    Countries visited: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand
    From US $5620

    Indochina Adventure - 21 days

    The Pak Ou Caves in Luang Prubang have been a place of Buddhist worship for over a thousand years. The first pilgrims to visit the cave left behind a Buddha...
    Countries visited: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    From US $2030

    Journey Down the Laos Mekong - 9 days

    Beginning in Thailand, this incredible adventure takes you down the mighty Mekong River through Laos, a country still largely untouched by tourism. Be...
    Countries visited: Laos, Thailand
    From US $415

    Vientiane Experience - Independent - 3 days

    The Patuxai war memorial was known as the ‘Vertical Runway’ in the 1960s because it was built with American money that had been intended for the...
    Countries visited: Laos
    From US $455

    Luang Prabang Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Every day as the sun comes up in Luang Prabang, some 200 monks line the streets for a ritual that dates back centuries. Clad in their saffron robes and...
    Countries visited: Laos
  • Why we love Laos

    • Whether you’re relaxing in French-infused Vientiane or taking a slow ride on the Mekong, Laos seems determined to force a smile on to the face of all who travel there
    • Every country may claim to have a welcoming, good-humoured people – here it’s true, a fact of life as indisputable as the beauty of the thousands of Buddha statues in the Pak Ou Cave
    • Laos quietly goes about its business of packing astounding sights and experiences within its borders: ruminate over the origin and meaning of the mysterious
    • See the mesmerising Plain of Jars before heading south in search of the Irrawaddy dolphin among the widening Mekong’s ‘Four Thousand Islands’

    Safety information

    Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Before you travel We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring. During your trip: You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number. What you can do: Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.

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    A brief history of Indochina’s French influence

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    Why Laos and Thailand are great for family vacations

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