Vang Vieng, Laos: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Vang Vieng, Laos? If you're planning to go to Vang Vieng, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you are traveling to Vang Vieng in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

May

Traveling to Vang Vieng in May, you will notice that it is extremely 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:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

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:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

July

July for Vang Vieng is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts

August

Traveling to Vang Vieng in August, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Vang Vieng in September, 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

October

Traveling to Vang Vieng in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November for Vang Vieng dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

December

December here 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:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C, E and F
  • A SIM card that works in Vang Vieng
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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