Bolaven Plateau, Laos: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bolaven Plateau, Laos? If you're planning to go to Bolaven Plateau, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bolaven Plateau, Laos

Based on the climate and weather in Bolaven Plateau, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bolaven Plateau, Laos

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bolaven Plateau, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Bolaven Plateau, Laos by month

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January

If you are traveling to Bolaven Plateau in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

Traveling to Bolaven Plateau in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you go to Bolaven Plateau in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

If you go to Bolaven Plateau in April, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you go to Bolaven Plateau in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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July

If you go to Bolaven Plateau in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Bolaven Plateau in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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October

Traveling to Bolaven Plateau in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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November

November for Bolaven Plateau is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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December

If you go to Bolaven Plateau in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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