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Swim in Kuang Si Luang Prabang Laos

The hot season in Laos lasts from March to May, with its temperature sometimes reaching 40 Celsius degrees. It’s a pity that Laos is the only country in Southeast Asia that does not have any beaches. However, don’t worry about what to do in Laos’ burning season because you might not know several impressive Laos’ tourist spots for hot days on our recommend lists below.

Visiting stunning waterfalls in Laos

The first recommendation for travelling in Laos’ heating season obviously is communing with nature. One of the Laotian tourist’s merits is that this country owns the collections of spectacular waterfalls. The best waterfalls in Laos you might have a visit this heating season.

Khone Phapheng Waterfall – Champasak, Laos

Being considered as “the Niagara of Laos”, Khone Phapheng is one of the largest waterfalls in Laos. It is about 40 km south of Pakse city, Champasak.  Coming to Khone Waterfall, tourists will enjoy several good services such as resorts, souvenirs shops, food stalls, and photographic services.

Khone Phapheng Waterfall in Laos

Khone Phapheng Waterfall in Laos. Source:

Tad Sae Waterfall – Luang Prabang, Laos

Tad Sae Waterfall makes an impression with tourists by its nice landscapes. Flat limestone grounds built together in varied relative heights creates its attractive beauty. When visiting Tad Sae, you are free to swim or immerse in cool water to escape Laos’ hot days. Besides, there are large caves for you to explore.

Tad Sae Waterfall in Luang Prabang Laos

Tad Sae Waterfall in Luang Prabang Laos. Source: Bookmundi

Tad Fane Waterfall – Champasak, Laos

Tad Fane waterfall is several tens of metres high, cascades down rough canyon within green surroundings. To enjoy this stunning waterfall scene, you have to enter Bolaven Plateau, which is a beautiful highland in the South of Laos. Being famous for the cool weather, this highland is certainly an ideal spot to contemplate spectacular waterfall sceneries as well as avoid harsh burning seasons in Laos.

Tad Fane Waterfall in Laos

Tad Fane Waterfall in Laos. Source: sabaideevalley

Kuang Si Waterfalls – Luang Prabang, Laos

Kuang Si Waterfalls is certainly the name you should not ignore if you have a plan to visit best waterfalls in Laos. The reason is that the waterfall is one of the most popular sites here. Not only sightseeing, enjoying splendid views, but tourists can also experience some exciting water games in Kuang Si Waterfall.

Besides, our Kuang Si Waterfalls Tour is now available for you to explore with our local female guides. Travelling with our local guides, you will have real experiences of local life. 

Kuang Si Waterfall Tour - Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfall Tour – Luang Prabang

Blue Lagoon – Vang Vieng, Laos

About 7km from Vang Vieng Town, Blue Lagoon is the complex of fairly deep lagoons with its pretty watercolor. It is so easy for people to come by tuk-tuk or bikes. To have a rest in Laos’ hot days, nothing could be more wonderful than immersing yourself in stunning bodies of water. Thanks to the unique terrains, tourist have more chances to explore the natural landscapes or breath fresh cool air with adventure games like zip line tours.

Blue Lagoon in Vang Vieng Laos

Blue Lagoon in Vang Vieng Laos. Source: hellolaostravel

Another outdoor recreation is tubing route along the Nam Song River in Vang Vieng, Laos. From the upstream area that is about 4 km from the town, your buoy floats down the river, leading to lively bars. There are several bars where you can enjoy drinks and playing water sports, dancing, zip line as well. The cost of hiring a ring buoy is about 55.000Kip (6.38 USD) and extra expense 60.000 Kip (6.96 USD) as a deposit. You have to give your buoy back before 5 pm if you would not like to waste 20.000Kip of your deposit. When you return the buoy after 8 pm, you will lose all of your deposit. In fact, most people cannot get back on time since they are really attracted to these experiences.

Tubing route along the Nam Song River

Tubing route along the Nam Song River. Source: backpackerswanderlust

Because of not having any beaches, Laos people try to make the best use of other natural resources in tourism. In particular, local people take available advantages of eco-tourism attractions; interesting outdoor creations have come out to give relaxing moments for tourists, especially adventurous people.

Best recommends of zip line tour in Laos you might consider:

+ In Nong Khiaw: Nong Khiaw Jungle Fly  

+ In Luang Prabang: Green Jungle Park 

+ In Vang Vieng: Green Discovery Laos

+ In Champasak: Mekong Fly Zipline Adventure Tour

Travel Tips in Laos’ burning days

  • Remember to bring insect repellent and sunscreen.
  • Bottles of water are very essential for yourself in such harsh weather.
  • Carry a waterproof camera to save your memories.
  • The Water Festival in Laos occurs from April 14 to April 16 every year. If you plan your trip to Laos at this time, don’t forget to cover your important papers and electronic devices with ziplock. Perhaps you will get wet during the festival.

Hope that our recommends above will help you plan a perfect trip to Laos in this burning season. Explore more other tours on our website.

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