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Attractions in Laos

Buddha Park VientianeBuddha Park (Xiang Khouan)

Located a short distance down the Mekong from Vientiane, the Buddha Park is one of the strangest scuplture gardens in the world.

Kouang Si Waterfall Luang PrabangKouang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang

Located south west of Luang Prabang, Kouang Si waterfall is the biggest day trip destination for visitors to the city.

Sunset Luang PrabangLuang Prabang

Set on a narrow peninsular between the Mekong and Khan rivers, Luang Prabang is Laos cultural heart. The city is laid back and tranquil, full of colonial shop houses and ancient temples.

Slow Boats on the MekongSlow Boat on the Mekong

The slow boat journey down the Mekong from the Thai border at Houay Xai to Luang Prabang is an unforgettable experience. When Laos first opened to tourists, travellers would ride on the many cargo boats that run up and down the river. Now dedicated passenger boats ply the rivers with comfortable seats – although this doesn't detract from the experience at all.

Wat Sisaket VientianeVientiane

The compact capital of Laos, Vientiane is strung out along the Mekong bordering Thailand. The city is small and laid back but has a surprisingly cosmopolitan outlook for the capital of one of the worlds least developed countries.