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, here 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Vang Vieng, Laos

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Vang Vieng.

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

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January

If you are traveling 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).

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February

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

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March

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

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April

April in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

Traveling to Vang Vieng in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you go to Vang Vieng in June, you will notice that it is extremely 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

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

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August

August for Vang Vieng is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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September

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

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October

October in Vang Vieng is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

November here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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December

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

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