Laos Vientiane 03 Days
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 into Vientiane
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Vientiane
Day 2: Vientiane – full day tour
After breakfast, we explore Vientiane capital by visiting the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. . En route 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. In the afternoon, we transfer out to see the Buddha Park, an enchanting collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures on the Mekong Riverside meadow, near the Friendship Bridge. There are approximately 200 religious images, which were created by a mysterious monk spreading his philosophy on life and to reveal his ideas about the universe. A spectacular view of over the Mekong River at sunset is a perfect way to finish the day.
Overnight in Vientiane (Breakfast)
Day 3: Vientiane / Departure
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your outbound flight to the next destination.
End tour in Laos!
Lao Orchid hotel (Deluxe room) *** www.lao-orchid.com
Mercure Hotel (Superior room) **** http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1828-mercure-vientiane/index.shtml
Lao Plaza Hotel (Superior room) ****+ www.laoplazahotel.com
+ Surcharge for Christmas and Eva New year upon confirmation
+ 1 FOC in half twin room for group from 20 pax and up.
Trip Summary :
Trip starts in Vientiane and ends in Vientiane -Laos
All year round;
Moderate to Strenous;
Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),
Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,
As indicated; (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)