How Much Does Travelling around Laos Really Cost?
With todays current exchange rate your looking at $1Aud = 6,1500 Kip
So for a general idea you have the following…
20,000 Kip = 3.25 Aud
100,000 Kip = 16.25 Aud
500,000 Kip = 80.00 Aud
With this knowledge lets do a rough price break down so you can see what your going to be spending your money on here in Laos!
Airport transfer for four people in private car – 57,000 Kip
One night accommodation at 3 star hotel – 150,000 Kip
Local beer – 6,000 – 10,000 Kip
Local Lao meal at nice eat in restaurant – 60,000 Kip
Local Lao meal at small outside restaurant (Street Food) – 15,000 Kip
1-hour tuk tuk ride sightseeing city – 80,000 Kip
Day tour to Plain Of Jars in private mini van (for full van including all people) – 300,000 kip
Day Tour to Kuang Si Waterfall – 70,000 Kip Per Person
1.5G data sim card –60,000 Kip
tuk tuk (local taxi) – 30,000 Kip
Hopefully this gives you a rough idea on what the pricing is like in Laos! As you can imagine this is only a rough guide, this is what we have paid around about, but we have been bargaining with the locals, and on other occasions have not tried to bargain at all!
Have you visited Lao before? Where did you find the best deals, and how much did you pay? I’d love to hear from you! Comment Below!