However, before the visit, just acquaint yourself with a bit of facts. Laos is officially known as Lao People's Democratic Republic and is located in southeast Asia. It is bordered by Myanmar and People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east and Thailand to the west. Laos occupies a total area of 236,800 sq km and has a population of 5,924,000 (as per 2005 census).
A majority of the people of Laos are the follower of Thervada Buddhism. Influence of Buddhism is seen clearly in every aspect of the life and culture of the people. Infact, two of the World Heritage site that the country is home to are related to Buddhism.
Laos has a monsoonal climate with distinct wet and dry season. The wet season vary from place to place, like in Vientiane, it is from May to September while in Luang Prabang it is in August. In general, wet season extends from May to October while dry season extend November to April.
The best time to visit is between November to March, however, the month of August also makes for a good visit.
The capital of Laos, Vientiane, has an international airport and can be used for entering the country and commencing your Buddhist tourism trip. International airport is also there at Luang Prabang which is another hotspot for Buddhist tourism.
With all necessary information, you can immediately start off planning a trip to Laos. For those, looking for a bit more details, this section is there to help and guide. Information regarding Buddhist destinations, monuments and temples are all there for your convenience.
Hence, go through the section and find details that can make your Buddhist tour to Laos one of the most memorable one.