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

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Traveling to Central Laos, Laos? If you're planning to go to Central Laos, I've got 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 Central Laos, Laos

Based on the climate and weather in Central Laos, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Central Laos, Laos

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Laos, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Central Laos, Laos by month

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January

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

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February

If you are traveling to Central Laos in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Central Laos in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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April

April is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June is constantly hot. 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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July

If you are traveling to Central Laos in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August 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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September

If you go to Central Laos in September, you will notice that it is consistently 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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October

October in Central Laos is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

November dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

If you go to Central Laos in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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