What is the best time to visit Laos? Our destination experts share their inputs.
Laos is a peaceful inland nation and is one of Southeast Asia’s hidden gems. The stunning natural beauty of forested mountains and valleys teeming with wildlife combined with a fascinating Buddhist culture make Laos a superb destination for those seeking an adventurous and authentic cultural experience.
Laos has varied climatic conditions in different regions of the country. However, the climate is hot and tropical in most parts of the country. During the hottest season between March and May, temperatures can reach over 30°C, so at this time Laos travel is only recommended for a limited area. In the dry season of December and January, it can be quite cool with temperatures below 15°C. The tropical monsoon or the rainy season is between May and November.
In Laos, there are three different seasons and all have their advantages and disadvantages. The best time to travel for Laos is the cooler season between November and February.
Due to the variations in temperature from region to region, one region may experience scorching heat while another experiences cold weather, so please check with your Travel Consultant if you have any doubts.
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