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Vientiane classic tour 3 days

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Vientiane classic tour 3 days Destination: Vientiane , NamNgumLake

Duration:3 days/ 2 nights

Price: from US0

Feature: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..




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Draft itinerary :

Day1: Arrival –Vientiane
Day2: Vientiane – Nam Ngum Lake (B/…/…)
Day3: Vientiane – Departure (B/…/…)

Tours highlight :

+ Vientiane

This delightfully friendly capital, studded with crumbling French mansions, bougainvillea­-blooming streets and steaming noodle stalls, is somewhere between a big town and a diminutive city; the kind of place you might find a Graham Greene protagonist. Its conveniently compact travellers’ enclave is based around Nam Phu, the Mekong riverside and Setthariat and Samsenthai streets. Full of things to see, from Buddha Park to the Morning market and an impossibly rich selection of international cuisine – most pointedly French – you’ll find yourself slowly won over by the easy charms of this evolving backwater. The city may reveal its beauty less readily than Luang Prabang, but spend a few days visiting its unusual sights, sampling its excellent food and enjoying a Beer Lao at sunset by the river, and you’ll soon feel at home here.

+ Nam Ngum Lake

Nam Ngum, an artificial lake 85km from Vientiane is a beautiful day trip. Some 300 km2 of forest have been flooded with hundreds of small islands which can be reached by restaurant boats, which are exactly what they sound like.
There are also plenty of restaurants serving excellent food along the lake for those who wish to remain on dry land! Get there by bus from downtown to Thalat Village and from there grab a tuk-tuk or truck for the remaining 5km of the journey. Ban Pako, an eco tourist site some 50km from Vientiane is an ideal getaway for those who enjoy nature and wilderness. Go canoeing, rafting, or trekking. You can also spend the night there in a bungalow or a Lao style house.

Operation : Daily departure

Duration : 3 days / 2 nights

Tour route : Vientiane - Nam Ngum Lake

Brief description : 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...

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. 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.

Overnight in Vientiane

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

After breakfast, we take our excursion 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 whiskey 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 fishermen. 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 hand weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to airport for departure.

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Inclusive of above prices:

Private transportation in private air-conditioned
Accommodation in twin shared  
Private boat trip as stated in above sights
English speaking guide
Admission fee to indicated sights
Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
Government tax and service charge
Luggage handling
2 cold tower per day during the tour

Exclusive of above prices:

Visa stamping fee
Domestic air ticket 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

What to bring: Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses & hat, sun-block, insect repel, flashlights, good shoes, cable locks.

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