An introduction to Laos Travel and Group Holidays with Wendy Wu Tours
With a landscape dominated by mountains, lush forests, pristine waterfalls and the mighty Mekong River, Laos is one of the hidden treasures of Indochina. The country has the smallest population of all the Indochinese countries, 60 per cent of whom are devoutly Buddhist. Laos provides travellers a chance to truly experience Asia as it once was. Still
Time - Laos is 3 hours behind Australian EST
LAOS NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
The celebrations for Cambodian and Lao New Year fall during 13-15 April 2013 and around the same time in 2014.
Weaving along the Mekong River, Vientiane is the capital and the largest city in Laos, however, it is still small enough to get to know easily. The treelined boulevards and old temples impart an old world charm, in spite of bustling traffic.
Set amidst a striking mountainous skyline, Luang Prabang is perhaps the best preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. This UNESCO World Heritage listed city is the gem of Laos and was the Royal residence of the last King, Sisavan Vatthana.
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