DID YOU KNOW?
All boys in Laos are expected to spend some time as a monk during which time they will live in a monastery and adhere to strict rules.
In Laos, it is frowned upon to display any form of affection in public. Even kissing, hugging or holding hands in public is a taboo.
Laos is the only landlocked country in the whole of Southeast Asia
Useful information to help you decide if Laos is the right destination for your event!
Recommended group size
10 - 50 pax
With 3 international airports, Laos is mainly connected via other Southeast Asian countries, like Thailand or Singapore, and it works well to combine it with another regional destination.
Best time to visit
Avoid traveling on...
Dec - Apr when it is the dry season
The Laos New Year, if you like to get wet, it can be both rowdy and fun. Tourists and innocent bystanders should expect to be splashed repeatedly.
The Kip is the local currency, but it cannot be converted outside of Laos. While Kip are dispensed from ATMs, most shops will take Thai baht, or even US dollars. Only higher end restaurants and hotels accept cards, most places only accept cash.
Laos is traversed by the Mekong River and known for mountainous terrain, hill tribe settlements and beautiful Buddhist monasteries. It is the only landlocked country in South East Asia neighbouring Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Myanmar and Thailand, making for wonderful travel opportunities.
Laos has 3 UNESCO world heritage sites, and the most famous is Luang Prabang, a quiet and beautiful gem located in northern Laos, featuring former royal palaces and more than 30 temples, old French colonial architecture. Laos was once known as the Land of a Million Elephants, though today their numbers have dwindled to between 400 and 600, with more elephants used in logging industry than found in the wild. Sanctuaries such as the Elephant Conservation Centre give you a chance to spend time with them, learning to bathe and feed them in an ethical manner.