There are many amazing places in Laos; the most popular destination is Luang Prabang. The ancient capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with temples and a unique mix of architectural styles.
The modern day capital of Vientiane is home to the most important national monument - That Luang. This stunning golden stuppa is the symbol of Lao independence and, according to legend, houses the breastbone of Buddha.
The enigmatic Plain of Jars remains a modern day archaeological mystery. There are nearly 500 stone jars spread across three sites and we still don't know who built them, when they were built and why?
The south of Laos is home to the second UNESCO World Heritage site at Wat Phou, the impressive waterfalls at Li Phi and Khone PhaPheng and the 4,000 Islands (Si Phan Don). This group of small islands is situated along the Mekong River and is the only place outside Myanmar (Burma) where you can see the rare Irrawaddy River Dolphin.