💧 Tap Water
It’s generally unsafe to drink tap water in Laos. Tap water is polluted and lacks sanitation infrastructure. Bottled water is highly recommended. Boiled water may also help when you’re in need.
Tipping is uncommon in Laos. Today, it’s expected in tourist-welcomed restaurants to tip10% of your total bill only if the service charge isn’t included.
Lao is spoken as the official language of Laos, which is also named Laotian. Laos is a multilingual nation where 86 languages are spoken. Minority languages like English and French are also used in Laos.
The Kip is the national currency in Laos. US Dollars are also widely accepted in Laos, so tourists are recommended to take some. Exchange houses are also available.
Lao follows conservative dressing. If you don’t want to seem weird, keep dress neatly and moderately. Revealing clothing showing too much body is avoided. Smart clothing is most common in high-class neighborhoods.
You’ll find free public Wi-Fi in most hotels, cafes, airports, and museums in major cities. However, Laos suffers from poor cyberspace infrastructures.
Laos operates on 230V. Tourists must use Type F plug adapter in Laos. The power plugs and sockets used in Laos are type A, B, C, E, and F.
Laos is a safe destination compared to many other countries in the west. Be cautious of your belongings for petty theft and occasional bag snatching in crowded areas.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.