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Vat Phou Salao temple: a new place to explore Event - News

Vat Phou Salao temple: a new place to explore

The temple is located on the slopes of Salao Hill in Phonthong district and has a giant statue of a golden Buddha which you can catch a glimpse of from the heart of Pakxe. A couple of days ago, I went with a group of reporters from Vientiane to check out the preparations for next [...]

Experience a wealth of rural riches in Savannakhet province

Savannakhet province’s abundant natural beauty, exciting history and charming culture make it the perfect place for those who want to venture off the beaten track. As one of the five central provinces of Laos, Savannakhet has become an increasingly popular tourist destination in recent years. Last month, the province’s biggest tourist sites had a facelift [...]
Airlines domestic flights of Laos busy over New Year Event - News

Airlines domestic flights of Laos busy over New Year

Lao Airlines operates domestic flights between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Xieng Khuang, Oudomxay, Luang Namtha, Bokeo, Savannakhet and Champassak provinces. The airline operates Airbus A320s and ATR 72s. Flights between Vientiane and Luang Prabang have expanded from three to five flights per day over the New Year period. “Other provinces aren’t adding more flights but [...]

Vientiane of Laos not just a stopover destination

ome first-time visitors to Vientiane may think the capital is just a stopover destination because it is an arrival point for people from around the globe. But visitors should at least take the time to learn about some of the exciting activities on offer in this rapidly developing city. Before travelling north or south, Vientiane [...]
Vientiane ready for New Year parties Event - News

Vientiane ready for New Year parties

Residents and tourists in Vientiane have four main choices of venue for the New Year countdown on Monday night – Nam Phou Fountain, the National Culture Hall, the Mercure hotel and Lao-ITECC. Coloured lights and other decorations now line the streets and entertainment venues are gearing up for the big event. The parties in Vientiane [...]

More Japanese tourists visit Laos

The JICA in Laos handed over a five-sample copy “Laos Tourism Official Guidebook” to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICT) at the National Tourism Authority headquarters on 25 December. The book was handed over by JICA representative to Laos, Mr. Togawa Masato to Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Mr. Chaleuan Valinthalasack [...]

Stone sculptures make their mark

Stone sculptures by Vietnamese and Lao artists at a joint art workshop entitled Viet Nam-Laos Friendship in Vientiane were officially unveiled last Friday. Ten famous Vietnamese sculptors and five from Laos attended the three-month camp from September to November, which was organised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Lao Ministry [...]

A new place to explore in Champassak: Vat Phou Salao:

Tourists to Pakxe in Champassak province, who need a vantage point to take in the surrounding vista now have an excellent option in the form of the recently built Vat Phou Salao temple. The temple is located on the slopes of Salao Hill in Phonthong district and has a giant statue of a golden Buddha which [...]

A great spot for a weekend picnic: Nonghane Lake

The 200-hectare Nonghane Lake have alot of fish of all shapes and sizes were apparent, when we made a boat trip there recently with the locals to collect the day’s catch from their fishing nets. I and my colleagues had a wonderful time when we took a ride out on the lake in Natham village in [...]

Tardsone waterfall, new tourist site in Laos

The new tourism site “Tardsone Danehong Phousoung ASEAN Community Park” was officially opened last Thursday. The park is about 20 km far away from Vientiane Capital, on the Road No 13 north, located at Na Gnang village, Nasaythong district. New park have various design of huts for tourists viewing Nam Sone conservation forest and green [...]

 

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