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

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Traveling to Vang Vieng, Laos? If you're planning to go to Vang Vieng, 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 Vang Vieng, Laos

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

Important essentials for Vang Vieng, Laos

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • 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 to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Vang Vieng, Laos by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Vang Vieng in January, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

February

Traveling to Vang Vieng in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

March

If you are traveling to Vang Vieng in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

April

Traveling to Vang Vieng in April, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

May

If you go to Vang Vieng 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

August

If you go to Vang Vieng 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 (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

September

If you are traveling to Vang Vieng in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

October

October is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

November

November in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

December

December for Vang Vieng dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Padeng Cave and Ring Cave? You'll need:

Activities for Vang Vieng, Laos

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

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