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Best Locality Number surveyed Backpacker's Ratings Criteria' Ratings Global Mark
6 Champasak 22 15.23 12.44 13.84
7 Nong Khiaw 23 14.87 12.44 13.66 (down)
8 Vang Vieng 26 13.96 12.89 13.43 (down)
9 Phonsavan 9 14.11 11.11 12.61 (down)
10 Vientiane 25 11.84 12.44 12.14 (up)
11 Savannakhet 21 11.19 11.56 11.37
12 Luang Nam Tha 7 11.00 10.22 10.61
13 Pakse 20 10.05 9.78 9.91