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Laos vacations

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

15¼ hours (New York to Vientiane)

Time Zone

UTC +7

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Lauren, an Audley Travel specialist

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Laos specialists at 1-855-838-0125

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 favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to traveling 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.

Village Children near Muang La

Family vacations in Laos

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

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Luxury vacations in Laos

If you're planning a luxury vacation to Laos we have a wide range of accommodations 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

Laos walking vacations: Indochina's remote backwaters

Laos specialist and keen hiker Laura explains why the jungle-clad hills of northern Laos are best explored on foot. She shares her suggestions for the best routes and experiences to make the most of a walking vacation in Laos.

View from the bridge in Nong Khiaw of the Nam Ou River

Laos, Asia away from it all

Laos is often overlooked: and therein lies its beauty. You can travel to isolated regions that really are remote and fall into an unhurried pace of life that has changed little in centuries. Our specialists have journeyed to outlying national parks, far-flung caves and secluded villages to find 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.

Veronica carrying rice in Luang Prabang
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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.