Tourist Information in Phonsavan

Xieng Khuang Tourist Office

Impractically located in the middle of nowhere (on the road to the airport), this otherwise helpful office has English-speaking staff, a small exhibit and souvenirs recycled from war junk. Find free maps for Phonsav…
Tourist Information in Udomxai

Tourist Office

Unfailingly helpful and well run, the tourist office has masses of information about onward travel, accommodation and local sights. It has free town maps and sells GT-Rider Laos maps. There are 12 different tours on…
Tourist Information in Champasak

Champasak District Visitor Information Centre

The staff here are friendly and quite knowledgeable about the area. They can arrange all your transport needs, including buses and boats, and also reserve rooms for you on Don Daeng island (homestays with meals run …
Tourist Information in Vientiane

Midnight Mapper

It might sound like an old Stones song but the Midnight Mapper, aka Don Duvall, has tirelessly mapped Laos over the last 10 years to produce the most in-depth, accurate GPS map available. This is a blessing for moto…
Tourist Information in Vieng Thong

Nam Et/Phou Louey NPA Office

The Nam Et/Phou Louey NPA office (in the Vieng Thong Visitors' Center, at the northwestern edge of Vieng Thong) organises award-winning Nam Nern Night Safaris to find the park's wildlife; you're taken by boat into t…
Immigration in Vientiane

Immigration Office

Getting an extension on a tourist visa is relatively easy. Go to the Immigration Office, in the Ministry of Public Security building opposite Talat Sao, fill out a form (5,000K), supply your passport and a photo, pa…
Tourist Information in Kiet Ngong

Visitor Information Centre

This community-run facility in the centre of Kiet Ngong arranges activities, accommodation, and transport from Rte 13. Placards on the walls have useful information about the various options and also the ecology, hi…
Tourist Information in Tat Lo

Tat Lo Tourism Information Centre

This helpful office runs the Tat Lo Guides Association. It should be your first stop if you need a guide or info on local excursions, or plan to venture deeper into Salavan Province. Maps and brochures on the region…
Hospital in Luang Prabang

Provincial Hospital

This new hospital is OK for minor problems but for any serious illnesses consider flying to Bangkok or returning to Vientiane and neighbouring hospitals across the Thai border. Doctors recommend you arrive with a wo…
Travel Agency in Huay Xai

Gibbon Experience Office

This is the HQ of the much talked-about Gibbon Experience. Recently rebuilt after burning down in a fire, the new office includes reception, a video lounge where you'll watch your induction movie, and a small shop s…