Unlike Western countries, transportation is something nonsense, or Thailand and Vietnam, transportation is a disturbing problem, transportation in Laos is something interesting and funny to talk about. All means of transport of other countries, Laos also has, and even some means of transport Laos has but others do not have.
Transportation in Laos
Being known as “a - million - elephant country”, Laos has it own unique means of transportation – elephants. It would be absolutely enjoyable and funny to sit on an elephant’ back and let this cute friend take you to jungles or mountains.
Tuk tuk is a popular mean of transport in Laos especially in Vientiane. Taking a tuk-tuk ride around is a great way to experience life of locals.
There are many kinds of boats in Laos: slow boat, speed boat, long tail boat, traditional boat, etc for tourists choose to take a cruise along beautiful Mekong and Nam Ou River.
Buses are the main means of transportation in Laos. Most of buses in Laos are well – equipped with air-conditioner and comfortable seats.
There are two national airlines companies and one private airline company in Laos: the Lao Airlines, Lao Air and Lao Central Airline and offer many regional flights to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.