Vientiane, capital of Laos is Asia’s biggest village. Busy and hectic in comparison to the rest of the country, it is quiet compared with any other city in Asia. Vientiane, as all of Lao’s major cities, is situated on the Mekong river which forms the lifeline of the country. Vientiane is the hub for all travel in the country. The city has a population of 450,000, about 10% of the country. So most districts that are of interest to visitors are fairly close to each other and easily accessible by foot or bicycle.
Like all of our tours, this is an itinerary which has been customized for our clients. If you would like to have a special itinerary just for you and your family, contact us.
$368/per Person – Price is based on minimum of two persons traveling together, twin share or double bedded room at 3 Star hotel. Itinerary may change, depending on flight schedule, road and weather conditions. Domestic flights are NOT included.
(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner, G = Guide, DP = Driver Pickup)
Day 1: Arrive Vientiane (G)
On arrival at Wattay Airport, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After a short rest, we start our city tour with Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple still standing in Vientiane. This amazing structure features remarkable frescoes and Buddha statues. The following sight is the former royal temple of Haw Pha Kaew, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. We also visit the imposing Patouxai Monument before continuing to the great sacred structure and symbol of Laos, That Luang Stupa. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane – Dansavanh – Vientiane (B, L, G)
After breakfast, you’ll be driven to Nam Ngun, a huge reservoir created by damming the Nam Ngun River. This lake dotted with various stunning islands is an ideal place for anyone seeking an enjoyable escape when the heat becomes unbearable in the city. An enjoyable stop en route is Ban Keun where local people extract the salt. On arrival, you board a long tail boat for a few hour cruises to explore and admire the beautiful landscape of the lake. The return trip begins as we depart Nam Ngun and pass by Vanxang, the archaeological sight dating back the 11th and 12th century. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 3: Vientiane departure (B, G)
Today, you visit the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong and the bustling famous morning market before your car and driver takes you to the Wattay Airport for your departure.
Prices vary depending on level of accommodation, group size and dates of travel.
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- Accommodation sharing a twin or double room with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- The services of experienced English-speaking guides.
- Private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above.
- Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program.
- Boat cruise as program.
- Meals as specified in the best local restaurants.
- VAT and other taxes
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Dinners, except as specified above.
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Tips for guide and drivers
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