Laos

This predominantly mountainous country, situated in Southeast Asia, is made truly special by the stunning topography and the authenticity of the people. Blanketed in multiple shades of green, from the jungles, to the rice fields, to the tea leaves covering the mountains, this unblemished landscape is impossible not to admire. Furthermore, Laos are intent on retaining this expanse of natural beauty, with ecotourism helping to protect preserved areas.


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Destination Information for Laos

The fact that the country is so ethnically diverse makes it a joy to visit, with a rich history of tradition that is still celebrated to this day. There is much to learn about the Katang villages deep in the forest, or the Kahu and Alak communities in the south who have the final remaining customary face tattoos. These remote villages present the perfect opportunity for genuine and personal interactions.

Infections and Outbreaks frequently change from country to country and by attending our clinics you will be given the most up to date clinical and safety advice from our team of specialists. Our advice to you often includes aspects such as:

  • Food and water hygiene
  • Insect and animal bite avoidances
  • Personal safety
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sun protection
  • Altitude sickness

Additional Health Risks Information for Laos

Yellow fever certification is required if arriving from a country with high risk of yellow fever.

It is important before travelling to ensure you are up to date with childhood immunisations such as measles, mumps and rubella.

Consult with your local CityDoc travel expert to tailor your vaccine requirements based on your medical history, previous vaccinations and travels as well as your itinerary.

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