Laos Vientiane 03 Days

Code : St OL 02
Destination: Vientiane
Duration : 3 days 2 nights
Package

Laos in brief the people's democratic Republic of Lao is located in the center of in the center of Indochina, sharing borders with China to north west, Thailand to west, Cambodia to the south, and Vietnam to the east.
Laos has a population of a bout 5,5 millions inhabitants and make up of 48 different ethnic groups with an are of 236,800 square kilometres. Around 70 % of its terrain is mountainous reaching a maximum elevation of 2,820 m in Xieng Khouang province. The landscapes of northern Laos and regions adjacent to Vietnam in particular are dominated by hills. The Mekong river is the main geographical feature in the west and in fact, from a natural border with Thailand and some areas. The Mekong flows through nearly 1,900 km of Laos. In the south the Mekong reaches a breadth of 14 km, creating an area with thousands of land. The capital Vientiane and all other major cities and towns are located of the bank of the Mekong river, while virtually every village depends on the vital bon between the land and water. The first kingdom of laos is Lane Xang kingdom (the Land of Million Elephants.)

 

Day 1 : Arrival –Vientiane
On arrival at the Vientiane Capital, you will be met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Vientiane is a charming and fascinating capital, with an interesting mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences. After a short rest, we start visiting the major sights of the capital; including the Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. Enroute to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph.

Overnight in Vientiane

Day 2: Vientiane – Nam Ngum Lake (B/…/…)

After breakfast, we head out of the city. We make our way to Nam Ngum, a huge reservoir created by damming the Nam Ngum River, stopping over at Ban Keun, which is famous for its salt extraction plant and a village of local Lao rice wine wishky distillation. On arrival at the lake, we embark on a long tail boat visiting fisherman villages in varied islets. We visit some beautiful islets and take a short walk to explore the lifestyle of the local fishmen. On return, [if time permits], perhaps you might experience gambling at legal Lao casino located in the valley where you can enjoy an ideal landscape for anyone seeking for an overview of lake when the heat becomes unbearable in city. We return to Vientiane by late evening.
Overnight in Vientiane

Day 3:  Vientiane – Departure (B/…/…)
After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the handweaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to airport for departure. End of service

 

Surcharge If require

MEAL

Half-board

Full-board

Standard (based on local restaurant)

36

70

 

ACCOMMODATION

STANDARD (3*)

Places

Hotels/Websites

Vientiane

Sengtawan Riverside Hotel (Standard)
Web: www.sengtawan.com

SUPERIOR (4*)

Places

Hotels/Websites

Vientiane

Mercure (Standard)

DELUXE (5*)

Places

Hotels/Websites

Vientiane

Lao Plaza Hotel (Plaza Floor)
Web: www.laoplazahotel.com

Inclusive of above prices:

  1. Private transportation in private air-conditioned
  2. Accommodation in twin shared 
  3. Private boat trip as stated in above sights
  4. English speaking guide
  5. Admission fee to indicated sights
  6. Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  7. Gov’t tax and service charge
  8. Luggage handling
  9. 2 bottles of drinking water per day during the tour
  10. 2 cold tower per day during the tour

Exclusive of above prices:

  • Visa stamping fee
  • Domestic airticket with airport tax
  • Int’l air tickets to / from Laos
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Meals:lunch or dinner where not stated
  • Single room (quoted separately)
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

Trip Summary :

Where:

Trip starts in Vientiane and ends in Vientiane -Laos

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),

Transport:

Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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