Area: 236,800 sq km
Population: 6,500,000 inhabitants (2012)
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .
January, November and December are the best months to travel to Laos. This avoids the rainy season and the hottest months.
Lao (Lao) is the official language in Laos.
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Laos.
A visa is required. You can apply online or in person at the Embassy of Laos in Brussels.
Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Thailand (also Laos): thailand.nlambassade.org .
Dutch consulate in Laos: thailand.nlambassade.org .
Embassy of Laos in Belgium (also Netherlands) rijksoverheid.nl .
To visit Laos is recommended thatget one or more vaccinations.
In Laos (except Vientiane) is malaria.
Money and Money
In Laos is paid with the Lao Kip (LAK).
Traffic and route
In Laos you have to drive on the right side of the road.
In Laos, in some cases you need a plug adapter.
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
Websites from Laos ending in .la.
Official website of Laos: tourismlaos.org .
An overview of all the holidays in Laos available at Beleven.org .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Laos can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Laos can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.