Top 7 most beautiful Laos Attractions

Although there is no advantage of sea travel, Laos still attracts international tourists with beautiful and mystery places. To the “Kingdom of millions of elephants”, you should not forget to visit the all following Laos attractions.

LUANG PRABANG

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Tat Kuang Si Water Fall in Luang Prabang. Photo on the internet

Luang Prabang is one of the favorite destinations when traveling to Laos, with mountains covered and located right at the junction of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers that make Luang Prabang a majestic and unspoiled natural beauty. fade with time. Not only that, Luang Prabang is also a place to preserve the architecture of ancient temples despite many ups and downs in history.

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At night in Luang Prabang. Photo on the internet

Moreover, the houses, villas or hotels in Luang Prabang are a delicate combination of French architecture and traditional Lao style. All create a beauty that is both modern and ancient. It is this uniqueness that not only makes Luang Prabang an impressive Lao tourist destination but also a charming tourist destination of Southeast Asia.

SI PHAN DON

There are many islands around Si Phan Don, so this area is also known as the “Land of 4,000 islands”. The visit to Si Phan Don will bring interesting experiences to visitors because it also has the rare Irrawaddy dolphins.

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Siphandon Islands. Photo on the internet

Alternatively, you can rent a bicycle to visit Southeast Asia’s largest waterfall or simply explore the countryside to learn more about the life of traditional Lao people.

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VANG VIENG

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blue lagoon in Vang Vieng. Photo on the internet

This is a small town along the Nam Song River, considered a “paradise of discovery” for young people who love conquering waterfalls in the world. Here you should rent a bicycle and take a tour of ancient caves, visit ancient villages and learn the culture of the people here.

Hot air balloon over Nam Song river. Photo on the internet

Coming to Vang Vieng, do not miss watching the sunset and sunrise on the Nam Song River, this beautiful sight has made Vang Vieng the ideal tourist destination for young people who love peace and quiet. of Laos.

a bridge in a village in Vang Vieng. Photo on the internet
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Check – in with the wooden path in Vang Vieng. Photo on the internet

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VIENTIANE

Noiseless, not flashy, Vientiane is a neat and small city with a huge number of temples and gold-plated palaces, French-style architecture, old-style buildings from the colonial era. Alternating between the traditional restaurant, Vientiane has more and more restaurants and bars mixed in the West.

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Ho Phra Kaew temple. Photo on the internet

Here you can visit Ho Phra Kaew temple which is considered one of the most beautiful and impressive temples in Vientiane or the Lao National Museum, an ideal place to learn about Laotian people from prehistoric times. The museum is located in an old French colonial building or Buddha’s Garden with over 200 statues, including a 40-meter-tall sleeping Buddha.

National Museum in Laos. Photo on the internet

THAM KONG LO

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in Phu Hin Bun National Park. Photo on the internet

Laos has a lot of caves, but in Tham Kong, visitors will admire a network of 7 km Karst limestone caves in Phu Hin Bun National Park. Inside the cave you will find a clear blue emerald lake, which is believed by locals to be the bathing place of Indra Hindi. Tham Khong Lo is one of the best Laos attractions that you should give it a try.

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River near the entrance of the park. Photo on the internet

PHONGSALY

Laos is home to many ethnic groups, especially in the northern regions, where many communities still live according to traditions and traditions that have been passed down through the centuries. Phongsaly, is an exotic town with some interesting Chinese restaurants and many wonderful natural landscapes.

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Phongsaly on an airplane. Photo on the internet

Here you can meet many indigenous ethnic groups (like Akha and Karen) and enjoy a unique homestay experience in the traditional houses of these peoples.

MEKONG RIVER

The Mekong River is a popular Laos attraction among tourists. It is the longest river in Southeast Asia with an estimated length of 4,350 km (2,703 miles). The river section flowing through Laos has the largest area. With hilly terrain, the river is the transportation of Laos.

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Boat trip in Mekong River by @Backpackerwanderlust.

The upper Mekong River in Laos is considered one of the most wonderful trips of the entire river. A great way to enjoy the scenery is a boat trip from Huay Xai on the border with northern Thailand to Luang Prabang, or vice versa.

Hope this article about Laos Attractions will help you find out what places you really want to visit and explore.

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