Highlights of 5 Week Travel in Laos
We entered Laos from Hue, Vietnam on 1 December 2022 and stayed in Laos for five weeks before leaving for Thailand on 6 January 2023. We fell completely in love with Laos and would like to share some of the highlights here again.
1 December, entry to Laos from Hue, Vietnam
From Hue, Vietnam, we travelled by bus to the Lao Bao border. We crossed the border from Densavan and got an Arrival Visa.
How to get from Hue to Laos, Lao Bao border
The weather forecast for Vietnam was looking very bad so we decided to leave Vietnam a few days before we had initially…
A bus bound for Savannakhet happened to be waiting for us at the border crossing immigration, so we boarded the bus and headed west to Savannakhet.
How to spend two mellow days in Savannakhet, Laos
It's great to be back in Laos after 26 years! Being in Savannakhet provides for almost instant relaxation as the pace…
the World Heritage Site Wat Phu
From Savannakhet, we travelled to Pakse where we hired a motorbike. We then visit Wat Phu, which is a World Heritage Site. For me, it was my second visit to Wat Phu after eleven years.
About an hour south of Pakse you will find the wonderful Khmer site of Wat Phou. This is not on such a grand scale as…
Motorbike tour in Pakse 2 days
Renting a motorbike and touring around the site in a loop over a few days seems to be becoming a popular sightseeing style, especially among Western backpackers. We too rented a motorbike in Pakse and tried a two-day loop tour.