Vientiane may be smaller than most Southeast Asian capitals, but its size belies the variety of cultural attractions to be found, not just in the city, but also in neighboring rural communities.
Every year over 200 Lao artisans travel to Vientiane to exhibit high quality handicrafts at the Laos Handicraft Festival starting this year, 30 October 2016.
Water is the central focus in the celebration of the Lao New Year holiday in both worship at the temple and playful celebration on the streets.
As the number of travelers to Laos grows, so do the number of attractions, especially those geared towards the family, like this one-day leisure tour to two fun destinations, just outside Vientiane.
Laos has a lot to offer the eager traveler: the untainted beauty of its mountains, its ancient temples, the hidden villages lost in time, the wild adventure of its treks. There are two other reasons to visit a country often forgotten in the midst – and mists — of Southeast Asia: humility and perspective.
To eat Laotian food, is to understand the country’s history. In turns savoury, sweet, sour, spicy (really spicy) and salty. Laotian people understand complementing flavours in a way that is unique, even by Southeast Asian standards.
Khiri Travel Laos has moved into a new office in Vientiane. The new suburban office, near the Thai embassy, has been created to reflect Khiri’s work priorities.
The festive season is upon us. In Southeast Asia we’re preparing for parties and celebrations. Most of the countries such as Thailand and Vietnam find this period a great excuse to light up streets and buildings, decorate bars and restaurants, and play Christmas carols in supermarkets and shopping malls.
Khiri DMC has announced twice-a-week guaranteed departures (minimum 2 travellers) for four itineraries across Indochina: Bangkok to Saigon via Angkor Wat, Bangkok to Luang Prabang