Transportation

Boat in Huay Xai

Luang Say Cruise

This stylish 40-seat cruise does the two-day river journey to Luang Prabang in comfort. Packages include meals, guides, visits en route and a night's accommodation at the lovely Luang Say Lodge in Pak Beng. Departur…
Bus Station in Vientiane

Talat Sao Bus Station

City buses leave from Talat Sao Bus Station, currently undergoing a massive renovation. Local buses run to destinations within Vientiane Province. The Thai–Lao International Bus also uses this station for its trips …
Transport Office in Laos

Nong Khai's Land Transport Office

Coming from Thailand, which doesn't recognise the carnet de passage system, an International Transport Permit, known in Thailand as the lêm sĕe môoang (purple book), is required. This is available at Nong Khai's Lan…
Car Rental in Vientiane

Avis-Budget

Rents out quality cars from small sedans (US$40-50) to sturdy 4WDs (US$55-80) per day. A driver will cost US$20 per day in the city and US$42 for trips further afield. You can leave the car at your destination for a…
Bus in Luang Prabang

E-Bus

The E-Bus is an electric zero-emission tuk-tuk (green and yellow) that used to circulate around the old town as a form of public transportation, but now acts like a normal tuk-tuk. The catch: prices are generally a …
Airline in Laos

Lao Airlines

National carrier. The extensive international flight network includes Vientiane to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kunming, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Singapore; Luang Prabang to Bangkok, Chi…
Motorcycle Rental in Tha Khaek

Wangwang Motor Rental

Offers the biggest range of motorbikes in town, including dirt bikes, scooters and more. The helpful Mrs Na is a fountain of knowledge on the Loop and also rents basic dorms (35,000K) by the bus station and Fountain…
Airport in Vientiane

Wattay International Airport

Departures from Vientiane's Wattay International Airport are very straightforward. The domestic terminal is in the older, white building east of the more impressive international terminal, currently in the midst of …
Motorcycle Hire in Vientiane

Drivenbyadventure

Offers the most professionally maintained dirt bikes in Laos, including Honda CRF250s (US$38 per day), Honda XR400s (US$50) and KTM XCW450s (US$95). Owner Don Duvall is a GPS mapping expert who's explored every inch…
Boat in Huay Xai

Shompoo Cruise

This is a tastefully upgraded boat that heads downstream Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and upstream on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. It includes two lunches and a dinner in Pak Beng. It has accommod…