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hen you come to Laos, you have to go shopping and buy Lao souvenirs because there are many things from Laos, which are different from place to place and you will never find in other countries in the world. If you want to buy something, look at details below and you will have some idea of what to get:  

Lao skirts (or Sinh):
beautiful, unique and elegant. You can buy them at markets in every province from the north to the south, especially Morning market in Vientiane, handicraft shops and souvenir shops. The design is different from places to places. So if you are an exotic fabric collector, be sure to get 'sinh' from different places.

Lao cotton and silk: pure and gorgeous, if you are interested, you can go to Lao Cotton company, Morning market and Lao clothing shops. We also have a link to some famous Lao textile manufacturers like MaiCome and Coleur d'Asie.


Lao handicraft: wonderful and charming, most of them are made by wood, cotton and rotten. Good places for buying them are souvenir shops in central of Vientiane, handicraft shops all over the country.

The picture of Tip Khao (sticky rice basket) that you are seeing on your right is something that you have to get as it represents the real Lao lifestyle. Lao people normally eat sticky rice.

Lao gold and silver:
very luxury, amazing and elegant, you should go to have a look at jewelry shops in Vientiane and Luang Prabang, obviously you would love them very much.

You will not find anything like this in other places except Laos. Wow! you already know some information, so you can start going shopping now. Let's go shopping and shop till you drop.




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