Believe it or not, Laos was one of the wildest party areas in South East Asia some years ago. Thanks to Alcohol being easily accessible throughout Laos it’s all to easy to have a shindig. The local beer is awesome in addition and so cheap! It was just a matter of time before Laos hopped in the party scene. Vang Vieng was the location of the infamous tubing, bar hopping and drunk zip lines on the Nam Song River.
Back in 2011, this place was jumping and completely wild! So wild that unfortunately, numerous people died. Since then, the specific situation in Vang Vieng is a bit more controlled and relatively, sensible? Bar crawling, tubing and zip lining are nevertheless available, but it’s much more chilled now.
Drugs in Laos are pretty fucking illegal but easily found! Ganja is an easy task to find but it’s illegal to smoke it. Backpackers tempted using a cheeky smoke, if caught by police will risk substantial “fines”, police don't require a warrant to go looking you or your room mind you! Like it’s neighbours, Thailand and Vietnam, there are many instances of locals selling foreigners marijuana after which telling the law.
In Vang Vieng, mushrooms and weed are available at most backpacker bars, often baked into a dizzying assortment of “happy” pizzas - Consume pizza at the own risk! Check out Blazed Backpackers 101, for tips about how to stay safe whilst getting fucked up!
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