Customs and Immigration:
A valid transit, tourist visit, business, diplomatic, or service visa is required. All foreigners may enter and depart Laos via Wattay Airport, or Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, the Mekong border crossing with Nongkai, Thailand.
Much like Vientiane, Luang Prabang trades in handicrafts, art, textiles and jewelry. Be sure to explore the Night Market on Sisavangvong Road and shops in the Old Quarter. The numerous gift shops around the town are good for picking up couture-style textiles and quaint household objects..
Every morning, long lines of saffron robed monks will walk all around Luang Prbang collecting food and other offerings from both tourists and the locals.
However there are a few things to bear in mind..
Laos Food and Drink are great reasons to visit this country of hill tribes, French colonial architecture and the mighty Mekong. Laos cuisine is similar to those in neighbouring countries and combine fresh fruit, vegetables and glorious spices.
Laos is a gem landlocked between Thailand to the west, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Myanmar and China to the north. Laos gets skipped a lot by the backpacker traveling through southeast Asia as its a bit more difficult