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

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Traveling to Pakse, Laos? If you're planning to go to Pakse, we'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 Pakse, Laos

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

Important essentials for Pakse, Laos

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pakse, 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


  • 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January for Pakse is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

February here is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you visit Pakse during March, you are likely to see that it is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you visit Pakse during April, you will probably notice that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

May in Pakse is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Pakse can be very hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Pakse in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

In August, Pakse is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Pakse, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September here is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Pakse is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in this region can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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December

December is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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Activities for Pakse, Laos

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

If you go to the Champasak Historical Heritage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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