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

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Traveling to Sam Neua, Laos? If you're planning to go to Sam Neua, below 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 Sam Neua, Laos

Based on the climate and weather in Sam Neua, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sam Neua, Laos

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sam Neua, 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.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can have 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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Sam Neua, Laos by month

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January

Traveling to Sam Neua in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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February

If you are traveling to Sam Neua in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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March

If you are traveling to Sam Neua in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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May

May in this region is extremely warm. 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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June

June in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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July

July is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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August

August in Sam Neua is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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September

September in Sam Neua is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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October

October in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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November

November in Sam Neua is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains occasionally.

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