The Backpacker's Best...

 

In the following table, we present the localities from the point of view of the backpackers' surveys.

Abbreviations : L ? = Like ? / C ? = Come back ? / R ? = Recommend / Move = changes compared to the previous table / C.R. = Criteria' Ratings / G.M. = Global Mark / G.B. = Global Best

 

Last update Jan 2002
(update when enough surveys sybmitted)

Best Locality Nb L ? C ? R ? Range Rating Move C.R. G.M. G.B.
1 Muang Ngoi 9 100% 100% 100% 15 to 20 17.33 up 12.44 14.89 2
2 Si Phan Don 20 95% 95% 95% 13 to 20 16.45 = 12.44 14.45 3
3 Phongsali 6 100% 83% 83% 13 to 18 15.67 down 14.67 15.17 1
4 Phonsavan 9 89% 56% 89% 5 to 17 14.11 down 11.11 12.61 9
5 Champasak 22 95% 68% 91% 10 to 20 15.23 = 12.44 13.84 6
6 Nong Khiaw 23 96% 87% 100% 5 to 19 14.87 down 12.44 13.66 7
7 Muang Sing 21 100% 67% 100% 12 to 19 14.52 up 14.22 14.37 4
8 Luang Prabang 26 96% 88% 92% 8 to 18 14.04 up 14.22 14.13 5
9 Vang Vieng 26 88% 73% 92% 5 to 20 13.96 down 12.89 13.43 8
9 Vientiane 25 76% 48% 76% 5 to 20 11.84 up 12.44 12.14 10
10 Savannakhet 21 76% 38% 71% 8 to 16 11.19 = 11.56 11.37 11
11 Luang Nam Tha 7 71% 43% 57% 6 to 13 11.00 = 10.22 10.61 12
12 Pakse 20 65% 20% 15% 5 to 15 10.05 = 9.78 9.91 13