Destinations nearby the capital

A recently opened organic farm and several destinations nearby Vientiane City, the capital of Laos. 

The Loop is a 3-4 day journey through Khammouane and Bolikhamxay provinces in south central Laos. Discover how the mountains, rivers and caves were made millions of years ago.

A new tourism site where similar VangVieng which are around by mountains, valleys, rivers, and Lao local ethnics. Meuang Ngoy or Ngoy District is a district in Luangprabang Province that located in the north which is about 150 km from Luangprabang District and then transit from Nong khiaw by boat for 30 mn to Meuang Ngoy.

The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Tourism Working Group, made up of the People’s Republic of China, Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, is keen to frame the new GMS Tourism Sector Strategy 2016-2025 based on “openness” - open skies, open borders, open roads, open waters, open hearts, open minds, and open trade to support inclusive and sustainable tourism in the sub-region.

The Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area is the second largest protected area in Laos and has the greatest wildlife biodiversity in the country. 

Mystic mountain coffee

Tours, trekking, jeep safari and coffee wholesale - Bolaven Plateau, Lao PDR

Jun 2016 

The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism with financial and technical support from the New Zealand Government is seeking to increase tourism revenue in support of sustainable economic development in emerging tourist destinations in Lao PDR. Three destinations are targeted at the outset: (i) Luang Namtha township (ii) Xieng Khouang and (iii) The Loop touring circuit in Khammouane and Bolikhamxay.

Tourism in Laos is growing quickly, though there’s still a need to get the basics right in a number of locations.

“If we don’t deal with climate change, we will not exist,” was the stark warning from Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners. Delivering his keynote address at the Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) 2016 in July, Prof. Lipman stressed the need to develop a “green growth tourism strategy” in the Mekong region to avoid the catastrophic consequences that climate change will bring about.