Vientiane City Tour
This 4 day journey in the quaint city of Vientiane is a great introduction to the beautiful landscape and interesting history of the city. Breathtaking scenery, timeless rivers and top class ruins as well as the diversity in minority tribes make this capital city a charming place to discover.
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On your arrival in Vientiane, meet our guide and transfer to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
This morning, set off the city exploration starting with a visit to Vat Sisaket - the oldest monastery in Vientiane. Move onto Ho Phrakeo which is now served as the museum of Buddhist art and sculpture.
In the afternoon, make your way to That Luang - one of the most sacred shrines in Laos - noted for its golden stupa with the shape of banana flower. Make a stop at Patouxay to get the panoramic view of the city and the surroundings. Proceed to That Dam Stupa and then take a walk to the Nam Phou Square. Do not miss out the chance to discover the streets leading you to the Mekong. Enjoy a leisurely walk on the riverbank as the day comes to a close. Back to your hotel at the end of the day. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
This morning, transfer north by land to Nam Ngum Lake (around 90 kms from Vientaine). En-route, make a stop at Vang Xang to get a quick look at the small archaeological site of Mon origin. From the village, board a traditional boat for an hour boat trip on the mighty Nam Ngum Lake. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Afterwards, head back to Vientiane via Ban Keun. On the way back, there is a stop at Ban Keun to witness the unique salt extraction using traditional methods. In the late afternoon, arrive in Vientiane. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Today, as your trip comes to an end, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Room is at your disposal until noon time. Meals on your own. End of services.
List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.
|Budget||3 - Star||4 - Star||5 - Star|
|Vientiane||SP Vientiane Hotel||Vientiane Garden||S Park Design||Green Park|
Vientiane is the capital of Laos. If you have visited Luang Prabang before and now want to explore other destinations like Vientiane, this is a perfect choice for you.
The tour includes interesting activities and you can learn much about culture and history of Vientiane.
Best time to travel Vientiane: all year around.
From Vientiane, you can connect with other countries such as Cambodia or Vietnam.
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Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.
For children, please note:
+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)
+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults
+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults
+ Children from 12 years old: as adult
Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:
° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)
° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking
- 4 day tour in Vientiane
- 3 nights' accommodation.
- Delight your taste buds with Laos cuisine with 4 meals included.
- All airport transfers
- English speaking guide
- Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
- Service charges and government VAT tax
- International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Laos are approximately $700-$1400 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
- Laos visa fee: 30USD per person
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
- Travel insurance
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