Truly a hidden gem nestled away in Southeast Asia – Laos is a place to be if you wish to be beguiled by nature. From mesmerizing limestone mountains to dense forest to magical waterfalls and pristine rivers – Visiting Laos feels like visiting heaven – only you know for sure it’s real, and you can travel there on a budget. Apart from the breathtaking views that it offers, Laos also has ancient temples and monuments and a very rich heritage. Their lip-smacking local cuisine has the best of Thai and Indian influences.
If you plan to visit Laos, here are three places you just cannot miss!
How do you feel about partying in a river while you are in a tube sailing down? If this sounds exciting to you – then Vang Vieng in Laos is the place for you!
The place was once a popular destination for people who liked partying the wild way! The major attraction of this place is tubing in the Nam Song River – where you can enjoy lush green jungle scenery while you sip on your beer. While in Vang Vieng, you can also visit Than Phu Cave, famous for its lagoons and a Buddha statue made out of Bronze.
Picture this -you are sitting in a beautiful European-style cafe enjoying mouth-watering coffee and cookies while you soak in the view of the river. Or you can go on a beautiful trek to a waterfall and taking a deep in naturally formed deep pools, and if this sounds like a dream, then visiting Luang Prabang should be on your bucket list. This town is a UNESCO WORLD Heritage Site because of its beauty.
Want to live in a treehouse and travel around the place like a Gibbon? Then you must pay a visit to Huay Xai. Famous for its Bokeo Nature Reserve. Another attraction is the Mekong River cruise that has some spectacular views.