Travel Informations - Ansara Hotel - Hotel in Vientiane Travel Informations - Ansara Hotel - Hotel in Vientiane

Take along sweater or jacket during the dry and cool season as it may be cool at night. Otherwise, the rest of the year, light clothes, hat, raincoat and sunglasses are recommended. You should bring long dress or pants when visiting temples and pagodas.


We strongly advise visitors to have a good medical insurance that also covers evacuation. In case of serious health problem, medical facilities in Laos are rather limited. It is much wiser to purchase a good insurance.

Social Convention

Ansara Hotel encourages its guests to respect Laos’ religious beliefs. Lao people should not be touched on the head and women should not touch monks. Handshaking is not that usual;
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Laos is GMT+7, same time zone as Bangkok, Hanoi, Phom Penh with no Summer Time / Daylight Saving Time used.

Travel documents

For the list of countries requiring or not a Visa to enter Laos, consult your nearest Lao Embassy or Consulate. Note that some nationalities are restricted from obtaining a Visa on Arrival. Check out if you are concerned with updated information from official bodies.
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Travelling from/to Vientiane

Vientiane is connected by air to the world:
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Useful Links Weather

Laos weather is tropical and as for Vientiane is marked by three distinct seasons: Read More