Laos is situated on the south eastern parts of Asia and is officially called the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. It is a socialist republic with a single party. The parks, museums, caves, and ecotourism of Laos provide tourist attractions of Laos. The tourism of Laos is run by a ministry-level government agency called the Lao National Tourism Administration.
236,800 square km (91,428.991 square miles)
Climate & Geography
Laos witnesses a tropical climate. Laos has three seasons of rainy, hot and cold. The period between May and November is rainy season which is distinct and the period between December and April forms the hot and cold season. This latter period is dry and marked by a higher temperature.
Vietnam is the neighboring country to the east of Laos, China and Burma to the northwest, Thailand to the west, and Cambodia to the south. Laos is situated between latitudes 14 degrees and 23 degrees N and longitudes 100 degrees and 108 degrees E. Laos is geographically divided into the three geographical areas of north, central, and south.
Highways and waterways are the preferred modes of transport in Laos. The infrastructure of the railways is being developed. However, it currently connects only a few of the destinations in Laos.
Tourist & Immigration Info
Contact the nearest embassy of Laos for updated information of the requirements for obtaining a visa.