is a breathtakingly beautiful mountainous country, famous for its laid-back style, friendly courteous people and rich cultural history, offering a true taste of unspoilt Asia unchanged with the passage of time. Cruise down the majestic Mekong River
, visiting the UNESCO Heritage town of Luang Prabang
, a religious centre with wonderful Buddhist temples. Wander around the ruined temple complex of Wat Phu
, travel out to Nam Et-Phou Louey
to see the indigenous Tigers, or visit Si Phan Don
for a glimpse of the freshwater Irrawaddy Dolphins
. Unlike its highly developed neighbours, you will discover a country retaining its old-world charm and culture.
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