The Capital & Nam Ngum Lake 3 Days / 2 Nights

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival –Vientiane

On arrival at in the capital, you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Vientiane is a charming and fascinating place, with an interesting mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and American influences. After a short rest, we start visiting the major city sights; including Wat Sisaket, the country’s oldest temple, with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo. En route to the famous 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. Tonight we will enjoy a welcome dinner at one of the fine restaurants.

Meal: Dinner

Day 2. Vientiane – Nam Ngum Lake

After breakfast, we take a drive along the Mekong River flowing between the Laos and Thailand borders. We will pass the Friendship Bridge, which was built to link the two nations. 25km from the city, we reach Buddha Park. The remainder of the morning will be spent walking around this beautiful park, admiring the huge statues of Hindu and Buddhist gods. Afterwards, we make our way to Nam Ngum, a huge reservoir created by damming the Nam Ngum River. We stop at Ban Keun, famous for its salt extraction plant and a village of local Lao rice wine distillation. On arrival at the lake, we embark on a long tail boat ride visiting fisherman villages. We’ll see some beautiful islets and take a short walk to discover more how locals live. Overnight in Vientiane or Nam Ngum Lake

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3. Vientiane – Departure

After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the hand weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for departure.

Meal: Breakfast,

Include & Exclude

Included in the price

  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Private boat trip as stated in above sights
  • Accommodation with BRF on Twin share
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals: lunch or dinner as mentioned (foods only)
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Drinking water & Tissue

Excluded in the price

  • Visa stamping fee
  • International & domestic flights
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
  • Surcharge for Christmas, new year and public holidays