It is much better if you have a clear map( if not, at least in your mind) for places that you will visit in a day to make sure it is an aceptable and comfortable pace to you. It is good if you keep US dollars and visa card in your pocket. You can use them in tourist shops, shopping mall, restaurants, hotels… April is by far the hottest month of the year in Laos. You should keep yourself hydrated. Do not let too many zeros in Kip confuse you, try to count carefully and compare some exchange shops to find the best rate. Luang Prabang and Vientiane celebrations are huge in size and activities. Travelling to Laos in April, the biggest festival all around country you do not want to miss is Laos New Year( Pimai Lao), celebrated from April 14 to April 16.
Make sure you have already planned for book flights, accomotion to get better price. Government offices are closed on these days. You should prepare to get wet whenever you go as water is thrown on everyone during Pimai Lao. Whenever you travel, if you want to save time and health to seek treasure in Laos, plan for your trip. Laos is a buddhist country with 65 percents buddhist population. This article hope to give you something useful to help you have the valuable real Laos experience. Behave respectfully to religious behaviors and activities in Laos culture.
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