Vientiane Province has signed an agreement with Ichin Engineering & Construction Lao Company, authorizing the investment of US$200 million into developing the former Vang Vieng airport into a tourist destination.
The Lao government has officially opened the sacred and towering limestone cliffs of Phou Pha Thi to visitors. A stark reminder of the Vietnam War, this was the site of the Battle of Phou Pha Thi in 1968
Located on Song River Road, the newly opened Amari Vang Vieng is approximately a four hour drive from Vientiane (Wattay) International Airport and five hour’s drive from Luang Prabang International Airport.
Le Calao is an exceptional restaurant nestled on the banks of the Mekong River on a backstreet in the heart of Luang Prabang. The historic building welcomes visitors with its whitewashed pastel yellow exterior and wide open arches.
Destination Asia Laos has created a fascinating program that gets going in Luang Prabang with an early morning walk from the hotel down to a pier where we board a local fishing boat to cross the Mekong River.
This half marathon taking place in Luang Prabang supports the Lao Friends Hospital for Children - a non-profit pediatrics hospital in the ancient town that provides free high quality and compassionate healthcare for Lao children.