Laos: Explore The Land Of A Million Elephants!

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Ruchika Mandora

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The Mekong River's Si Phan Don, or ‘Four Thousand Islands,’ is home to several small islands in Southern Laos' Khong District.

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Si Phan Don

The 1997 discovery of the black-cheeked gibbon, considered extinct, prompted the creation of the Bokeo Nature Reserve.

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Bokeo Nature Reserve

Phonsavan is the capital of the province of Xieng Khouang in Central Laos. It is also the entrance to the Plain of Jars.

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Nong Kiau, also known as Nong Khiaw, is a famous Luang Prabang tourist site for walking, mountain climbing, and biking.

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Nong Kiau

Riverside Vang Vieng is well-known. Vang Vieng, a small village in Central Laos surrounded by untamed plains, attracts party-seeking travellers.

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Vang Vieng

Tham Kong Lo is an amazing underground karst limestone cave that is hidden in Central Laos's Phou Hin Bun National Park.

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Tham Kong Lo

Vientiane, Laos' capital and largest city, is worth seeing. But a few days are plenty to see everything in this small town.

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Luang Namtha, whose name means "area around the Tha River," is the biggest city in Northern Laos's Luang Nam Tha Province.

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Luang Namtha

Luang Prabang has a stunning mountaintop temple at the Mekong-Nam Khan river confluence.

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Luang Prabang

The ancient Khmer Hindu temple complex of Wat Phu Champasak has six terraces and three storeys.

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Wat Phu