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Laos holidays

Laos holidays

Discover Luang Prabang's temples and the colonial capital of Vientiane on your tailor-made Laos tour

Laos is the undiscovered jewel at the heart of Indochina. Only now emerging after years of isolation, it is a country of stunning natural beauty, friendly people, and a way of life whose charms and relaxed pace are impossible to resist. Our specialists adore it, and will be happy to share their own knowledge of the country when tailor-making your ideal Laos itinerary.

Flight Time

14½ hours (Vientiane, via Bangkok)

Time Zone

UTC +7

Recommended Airlines

EVA Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Laos are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Speak to someone who's been there

Audley Travel specialist Kate

Start planning your tailor-made trip by
calling one of our Laos specialists on 01993 838 125

Suggested itineraries for Laos

These itineraries will give you a starting point for what your trip to Laos could entail. They cover routes that we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Laos

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Laos. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Laos at its best.

Video: Watch our short video on the highlights of Laos

Village Children near Muang La

Family holidays in Laos

We can highly recommend Laos as a destination for a family holiday. We can suggest suitable accommodation and excursions to ensure your family holiday here will be a truly unique and memorable experience.

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Luxury holidays in Laos

If you're planning a luxury holiday to Laos we have a wide range of accommodation available. Our specialists can recommend the best places to stay to ensure you have a trip to remember.

Walking to the H'mong village garden

Trekking holidays in Laos

Laos is an ideal destination for a walking holiday. Whether you wish to trek through small villages untouched by modern life, or rice fields and tropical forests, we can recommend the best places to visit.

Lady of the Akha tribe, Laos

Exploring the far north of Laos

Visiting Laos is an opportunity to escape from the fast-paced lifestyle of the developed world, especially northern Laos. Soak up the tranquil atmosphere and admire the picturesque scenery of this little-visited area.

Village children, Northern Laos

What to do in Laos: our highlights guide

Still very much untouched by mass tourism, Laos offers the visitor much to see and do, from watching monks perform daily rituals or taking a night safari in a national park, to learning to cook Laotian food or taking a relaxing cruise down the Mekong River.

William paddling in the Mekong in Laos

Start planning your trip

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Laos specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.