|Most expensive month:||December|
|Average price in Laos:||€40/night|
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|Most expensive day:||Thursday|
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To discover the best restaurants and bars in Laos, it’s worth starting at the Mekong riverfront in Vientiane. Here, you’ll find small beer gardens, large dance venues like the Marina Nightclub, and cocktail bars like Cocoon Bar Vientiane. You can also enjoy Lao-style seating at low rattan tables with beautiful views of the Mekong. Laos hotels like La Seine Hotel place you right on the riverfront, with beautiful views and an easy walk home after a night on the town. For those who like to balance their love of nightlife with their love of nature, Vang Vieng is the ideal spot. This central riverside town has plenty of beer gardens for casual drinks and bars like Sakura Bar and Fat Monkey’s for bigger nights out. Laos accommodation options like the Riverside Boutique Resort, Vang Vieng will place you within walking distance of the town’s bars and restaurants.
In Vientiane, families can explore the French Cultural Centre, introduce the kids to local cuisine at the Anou Night Market, and visit Buddha Park on the outskirts of town. Hotels in Laos like the Dhavara Boutique Hotel and Vientiane Garden Villa Hotel cater to families, with spacious, soundproofed rooms in central Vientiane, making it easy to get to local attractions. In Luang Prabang, your family can explore the temples, museums, and ancient buildings of the Old Quarter, attend an alms giving ceremony, and venture out into the surrounding countryside to visit natural wonders like the Kuang Si Falls. You’ll find some of the most family-friendly accommodation in Laos at Luang Prabang resorts like My Dream Boutique Resort and guesthouses like the Phonepraseuth Guesthouse.
For adventurous souls, there are plenty of things to do in Laos. Spelunking in the cave system near Vang Vieng is a great way to experience the natural beauty of Laos. You’ll also find plenty of rock climbing opportunities and swimming holes like Blue Lagoon in this region. Laos hotels on the western outskirts of Vang Vieng, like the Kong Resort, place you within easy reach of the caves and water holes. If you’re looking for a more relaxing holiday, there are plenty of beautiful things to see. In the south, you can stay on one of the many islands in the broadest part of the Mekong River. Around Muang Khong, you can enjoy the laid back beach vibes of Laos’ river islands, swinging in a hammock at spots like the Sala Done Khone Hotel and enjoying sunrises and sunsets over the waters of the Mekong.
Those seeking a trekking adventure in Laos will wish to head to the north of the country. Here, spots like Luang Namtha offer stunning hiking trails for nature lovers, including the Ban Nalan Trail, which will take you through rice fields, villages, and isolated jungle paths. Laos accommodation options like the Thoulasith Guesthouse place you close to the hiking centres from which most tours commence. Muang Xay in Oudomxay Province offers more trekking opportunities in the scenic mountains surrounding the Nam Ko River Basin. Though much of the trekking is found in the north, Pakse offers some great hiking opportunities in Southern Laos. By staying in a Pakse hotel like La Folie Lodge, you’ll have an excellent base of operations for heading out to spots like the Bolaven Plateau, and the Vat Phou ruins.
Luang Prabang, Vientiane, and Vang Vieng are some of the most favoured places to stay in Laos.
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