Handbook > Laos


Map

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Visas

Visa is required for ALL travelers to Laos. For travelers arriving in Laos by air through Vientiane or Luang Prabang, tourist visas can be obtained upon arrival at the airport. Tourist visas cost US$30 for stays up to 15 days.


Vaccinations

Cholera vaccination and Malaria medication are strongly recommended for travel in Laos. We also strongly suggest that you consult with your physician about precautionary medication/vaccinations for Thyphoid, Polio, Malaria and other diseases that are present in this region of the world.


Voltage

220 volts AC, 50Hz


Climate / Weather Conditions

Vientiane
Current Conditions
°F Avg

High

Avg

Low

Humidty (%)

AM/PM

Days of Rain Avg Rainfall

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Jan 83 57 77 1 0.2"
Feb 86 63 75 2 0.6"
Mar 91 67 71 4 1.5"
Apr 93 73 74 7 3.9"
May 90 73 82 15 10.5"
Jun 89 75 85 17 11.9"
Jul 87 75 87 18 10.5"
Aug 88 75 86 18 11.5"
Sep 87 75 86 16 11.9"
Oct 87 70 82 7 4.3"
Nov 85 65 79 1 0.6"
Dec 83 60 78 1 0.1"
Source: The Times Books World Weather Guide, Pearce and Smith: ©1990


International Dialing Code

Country code: 856