Plan your luxury holidays in Laos, one of Asia’s most culturally diverse countries, home to over one hundred tribal and ethnic groups and is a land of ancient wats and a traditional way of life.

Why travel to Laos

Here emerald rice paddies plummet into the waters of the Mekong and monks in saffron robes walk the colonial streets of Luang Prabang.

Visitors travelling to Laos are enchanted not only by its beautiful landscapes but by the warm and relaxed attitude of the locals and our guides here can take you off the beaten track to little-known villages and lively local markets.

Cruise down the Mekong to Luang Prabang and let our guides show you this remarkable sleepy city. Visit the best-preserved temples in Asia and learn about Buddhist ceremonies first hand, enjoy a hosted private lunch in a local home or learn about silk weaving with a local specialist. These are just a few ways in which we pass on our passion for Laos and help you see the best the country has to offer on a bespoke luxury holiday in Laos.

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KEY FACTS
CURRENCY

Laos Kip

LANGUAGE

Lao

TIMEZONE

GMT +07:00

TIPPING

Not customary

PEAK TIME

November - February

USEFUL PHRASES

Hello – Sabaidee
Goodbye! – La khãwn
Please – Khâluna
Thank you – Khãwp Ja?i
Sorry/excuse me – Khãw thôht
Thank you very much - Khàwp jai lai lai
Welcome - Yin dee torn háp

COLDEST MONTH

January
20°C on average

HOTTEST MONTH

April
30°C on average

SUSTAINABILITY

We believe travel is precious

The world has transformed dramatically since cazenove+loyd was founded in 1993. On every trip we take, we wonder how that destination will look in another 30 years. We are passionate about our destinations and understand that it has become more important than ever to conserve their wildlife, habitats and communities for future generations.

Our highlights in Laos

Our Destination Expert’s Top Tip

Spend more time than you think in Luang Prabang.

Flora Sweeting

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Asia, Middle East + Australia
Cultural insight

Venture to the Xiangkhoang Plateau and you’ll see a curious sight: thousands of stone ‘jars’ strewn across the landscape. No one is quite sure what they are, but they date to the Iron Age (500 BC – AD 500) and were probably part of local burial rituals.

Did you know?

Laos is home to the Plain of Jars, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is littered with thousands of ancient stone jars.

Where to stay

Best hotels in Laos

Nothing but the best. Browse our handpicked, tried-and-tested luxury Laos hotels.

Satri House, Luang Prabang

This stunning boutique hotel offers a unique blend of traditional Lao style and French colonial architecture, beautifully adorned with intricate woodwork, lush gardens and charming courtyards.

Its prime location in Luang Prabang allows guests to explore the city's cultural landmarks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and vibrant local markets, before returning to Satri House’s elegant accommodations, a tranquil spa and a refreshing swimming pool.

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Rosewood, Luang Prabang

With its impeccable service, exquisite dining options, and idyllic setting, Rosewood Luang Prabang offers a truly unforgettable and immersive retreat in Laos.

Guests can immerse themselves in the resort's divine atmosphere, unwind with rejuvenating spa treatments and take a refreshing dip in the stunning infinity pool. The resort also offers a range of curated experiences, including cultural tours, visits to local villages, and nature excursions.

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Maison de Nong Khiaw, Nong Khiaw

Resort Maison de Nong Khiaw is the most opulent choice in Nong Khiaw. Eleven deluxe rooms sit on an incline overlooking the river and a towering limestone rock-face, and come equipped with balconies that allow for a spectacular view of the natural surroundings.

Elsewhere is a pool, a steam bath and the opportunity for philanthropic engagement with the local community.

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What our clients say

Having listened to our brief, c+l put together the most amazing, relaxing, informative and completely hassle free trip to Laos and Cambodia. Fabulous hotels, fun and fascinating explorations with very experienced guides who amongst other things knew how/when to avoid potential crowds at nationally acclaimed sites, escorted us on a walking tour through local villages, meeting the locals and also delivered powerfully evocative visits to sites in Phnom Penh.

What our clients say

Just a short note to once again say thanks to you and all at cazenove+loyd for making our holiday very special. I have passed on information on the trip to other people.

What our clients say

Thanks, cazenove+loyd for enabling me. Time and again I step out into the unknown assured that I’ll be in excellent hands, and come away with the fondest memories.

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Flora Sweeting
Venetia Stanley
Auriole Potter
Charlotte Winter

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