Laos is a small country but full of hidden treasures, and unique customs. You can find a lot of minority groups living in nearly every part of the country from north to south. Most parts of the country is still undiscovered by the outside world. People planning to make a tour to Laos are falling into one of the following:
Business tour: Most of the business activity happen in Vientiane, the capital city. Of course you can do business in other big cities like Luang Prabang and Pakse, but often people go to Vientiane to make a deal. Make sure you book a hotel prior to leaving home, booking online will save you time and money. There are a wide range of accommodation in Vientiane to suit any budget. Whether you want five stars hotel accommodation or a simple guesthouse, you can find one easily online.
Holiday tour: Planning to have a holiday in Laos is cheap and affordable. You can book a tour and have everything organized for you. This way it will save you time and money too. You do not have to worry about where to stay and what to see. The tour operator arranges everything and you only need to show up and enjoy the surroundings.
Sight seeing tour: If you are visiting Vientiane, the capital city of Laos for sure you don’t want to miss That Luang stupa the symbol of Laos. This is a Buddhist sacred site. Ho Prakeo and Pratuxai are also very popular places for tourist and travellers to visit. Wat Sisaket and wat Xieng Khoan are also the most visited attractions by tourists.
Backpacking tour: Many young backpackers from all around the world come to Laos to enjoy the peaceful country lifestyle, unexplored nature and beautiful scenery. Vang Vieng is a backpackers’s top destination, followed by Don Deth in Si Phan Don (4000 Islands). Vang Vieng is only 70km north of Vientiane and has a bus service running back and forth every day. You can also get there by taxi or by a private car. Vang Vieng is full of guesthouses, bars and restaurants. You can be sure you will have a good time there. If you like outdoor activities like kayaking, rafting, canoing, swimming and jumping into the river, then Vang Vieng is the place for you.
That concludes a tour to Laos. There are so many tours that people have created in this world to cater for each individual needs.