Laos reopens to tourists and also returns visa-free travel to a number of countries.
According to RIA Novosti, Laos opened without restrictions on May 9 for vaccinated tourists, including those vaccinated with Sputnik V and Sputnik Light. Travelers who have not been vaccinated must take a rapid test for coronavirus within 48 hours before departure.
In addition, the Lao authorities have decided to return the visa-free regime for citizens of countries with which there is a visa-free entry condition . Russia is one of those countries, Russians can stay in Laos without a visa for up to 30 days.
It is clarified that in case of coronavirus, tourists bear the costs at their own expense.