Vang Vieng - Vientiane 2day 1night
DAY 1 : Vang Vieng - Vientiane
Breakfast at the hotel. Start your day with a visit to Huay Mor where you will visit the local fish market. Depart from Vang Vieng and continue with a boat trip along Nam Ngum Lake, a beautiful lake, with river tributaries of the Mekong and a man-made dam. Enjoy Stopover at the salt field in Ban Keun. Drive further south to the capital city of Vientiane. Along the way, enjoy a pleasant scenery of high green mountains, limestone cliffs and Laos countryside. Arrive in Vientiane, a peaceful capital city of Laos, located along the bank of Mekong River. Vientiane became the capital of Laos since 1563 and it is enchanting to see classic Buddhist temples in Laotian styles, old French colonial building, wide boulevards, and an attractive environment. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2 : Vientiane
Breakfast at the hotel. Start exploring Vientiane with the visit to the amazing Buddha Park, or Xieng Khuan - literally means Spirit City. Here you can find large collection of religious statues, covering from Buddha images, Hindu gods, and many bizarre sculptures, some of which could be dated back over 500 years. Continue to the magnificent Pha That Luang, a gleaming golden stupa, revered as one of the most sacred monuments in Laos and as a national symbol of sacrifice and unification. Visit the nearby religious museum - Ho Pha Keo, the former royal temple, once housed the Emerald Buddha that was taken Bangkok; then onward journey to Wat Si Saket, the oldest temple in Vientiane, famous for its cloistered walls and thousands of Buddha relics and statues. Further on to Patuxai, or Victory Gate, a monumental arch resembling the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. On top of Patuxai, get a panoramic view of the city, park, and boulevard in Vientiane. At the end, visit the local market of Talat Sao where you can find Lao people selling their items. Overnight in Vientiane.