Travel guide to Southern Laos



Travel preparation


Best time to visit

The most pleasant time to go to the country is from November to February, where the weather is clear and cool.

Local conditions


Time zone

When it is 12.00 in Denmark (summer time), it is 17.00 in the southern part of the country. When it is 12.00 in Denmark (wintertime), it is 18.00 in the southern part of the country.

Culture and entertainment

In November there is a festival in the city Pakxan, where you can experience lots of races between the inhabitants' boats. The biggest festival in the area is the Lao New Year in April.

Accommodation / Hotel

The accommodation possibilities in the southern part of Laos vary a lot. In some places, it is possible to find medium class hotels, guesthouses and cheap hostels, while in other areas it is only possible to find cheap hostels or huts for accommodation. Book your hotel in Southern Laos here

Local transport



In most cities, three wheeled motorbikes work as taxies. They are cheap and can be called on the street.
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