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

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Traveling to Houay Xai, Laos? If you're planning to go to Houay Xai, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Houay Xai, Laos

Based on the climate and weather in Houay Xai, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Houay Xai, Laos

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • 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).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Houay Xai, Laos by month

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January

Traveling to Houay Xai in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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February

Traveling to Houay Xai in February, 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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March

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

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April

Traveling to Houay Xai in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

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

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June

If you go to Houay Xai in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July for Houay Xai 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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August

Traveling to Houay Xai in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September for Houay Xai can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Houay Xai in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November for Houay Xai is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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December

If you are traveling to Houay Xai in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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Activities for Houay Xai, Laos

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Houay Xai.

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