Delve deep into Lao spiritual traditions with a private guide on this cultural Vientiane day tour. Tour Patuxai, Vientiane’s Arc de Triomphe, and three temples: Wat Sisaket, one of the city’s oldest, Haw Phra Kaew, once home to the Emerald Buddha, and Pha That Luang, a national icon. After lunch, spend the afternoon among the surreal sculptures of Buddha Park. Includes no-hassle 2-way transfers from your Vientiane hotel.
Take a tour of the capital city of Laos and see what makes this historical destination so unique. You'll experience the quiet beauty of this peaceful town and make stops at some of its top attractions like Wat Sisake, the Presidential Palace and more. This is the perfect way for first-time visitors to get a taste of the city and oriented to its streets, people and culture.
See the best of Laos’ capital, even if you’ve only got limited time, on a full-day city tour that’s designed with first-time visitors in mind. This private tour ensures the undivided attention of your guide and gives you the flexibility to customize your itinerary according to your interests. Plus, traveling between attractions in an air-conditioned vehicle allows you to maximize your time in Vientiane.
Vientiane and Luang Prabang are Laos’ biggest cities, each with their own unique character. Get to know both on this 4-day tour—start by admiring Vientiane landmarks such as Wat Sisaket, Patuxay Monument, and That Luang Stupa, then fly to Luang Prabang to visit the magnificent Vat Xieng Thong temple, enjoy a scenic cruise along the Mekong River, and browse the famous night markets.
Explore the capital of Vientiane and see major sites like Wat Sisaket and Wat Prakeo. You will learn about the local heritage and cultures before shopping at the Vientiane Central Market of Talad Sao. The end of the day promises an amazing sunset along the Mekong river.
- All of Vientiane's must-see sights in 1 relaxed day- Gorgeous, historic temples of Wat Sisaket & Wat Prakeo- Significance behind Patuxay, Vientiane's own Arc de Triomphe- Diverse goods & souvenirs found at the Talad Sao market- Breathtaking view of the sunset from the Mekong RiverSpend a full day exploring the relaxed capital of Laos on this private tour of Vientiane. With stops at Wat Sisaket, the Patuxay monument, and the Talad Sao market, visit all of the city's major sites and immerse yourself in its rich history and unique mix of cultures.
View the timeless temples, stupas and monasteries of Vientiane during a full day of sightseeing. Stroll along the banks of the Mekong River with your guide and learn about each historical attraction in the capital city. You’ll visit Vat Sisaket, Ho Phra Keo, Pha That Luang and Patouxai (Victory Gate). A traditional lunch at a local restaurant plus round-trip hotel transport are provided.
Get to know Vientiane on a 4-hour city tour with a knowledgeable guide. Learn about the French influences on the Laos capital as you explore the city center and hear about the country’s independence from France. You’ll also visit Buddhist attractions such as Vat Sisaket, the oldest monastery in Vientiane. End at the Victory Gate, aka Anousavali or Patuxai.
Delve into the culture and heritage of Laos' capital on this half-day private tour of Vientiane. Accompanied by a local guide, visit the city's most prominent sights, learning about Vientiane's history and spiritual traditions.Your first stop after getting picked up from your hotel is Vientiane's Wat Sisaket temple. Known for its cloister wall of over 6,800 Buddha statues, Wat Sisaket is the city's oldest surviving temple and is still in use as a religious site today. Head next to Wat Prakeo, which once served as the temple of the royal family, housed the Emerald Buddha for 200 years, and is now functional as a museum. Head to That Luang Stupa, the single most important monument in Laos, which was built to cover the original small stupa containing a piece of the chest bone of Buddha before diving further into the country's heritage by visiting the Patuxay monument, which is known as Vientiane's Arc de Triomphe and stands as a symbol of Laos' independence.
Visit of the main temples: Patuxay, "Victory Gate" the gigantic Arch which commemorates those who died in past wars, called Anusawaree by the locals. Proceed then with visit of the most sacred place of all Laos, Pha That Luang, huge stupa which is said to contain the reliquiae of Buddha; the tradition believes that it has been taken in Laos during the III century A.D. In the heart of the city there is the ancient Wat Si Saket which contain more than six thousand images of Buddha, is believed that these images protected the Vat from the terrible destruction made by the Siamese military in 1828. On the opposite side of the road lies the Ho Pra Kheo, Museum of religiousart, characterized by the many bronze Buddha statues.
Get picked up from your hotel and enjoy the quick ride to your starting point, where you can get fitted with a comfortable helmet and have your bike adjusted before coasting off into the city. Start your day at Wat Sisaket, whose age-old edifice and thousands of Buddha statues barely survived the Siamese War of 1828. Nearby, listen to your guide share stories about the significance of the Ho Prakeo temple, and then continue on to Pha That Luang.Draped in gold, Pha That Luang has beckoned faithful followers to its sacred grounds since the 3rd century. Spend some time exploring Lao architectural features and find out how many times the stupa has been reconstructed as you chat with your private guide.Tuck into a lunch at a locally loved restaurant, where you can enjoy a variety of Laotian specialties, catch a dye-making demonstration at a textile gallery, and then swing through one of the city's parks before you cruise back to your starting point and end you 2-wheeled adventure.
Orientation tour of Vientiane, the capital of Laos. It is the most populated city with its 420.000 inhabitants. The city extends along the left bank of the Mekong River and still retains its 'démodé' charm of French old colonial city with its large boulevards and colonial houses, the History Museum, the Presidential Palace, the amazing colors of Talat Sao, the joy of Nam Phu "the fountain" and the mysterious That Dam "Black Stupa", the happines of people that at sunset meets in the many little restaurants which are along the river bank. Vientiane is proud to show its modern activities mixed with its wonderful ancient remains.
4-day Laos classic tour covers the 2 main cities of Laos that are the capital of Vientiane and the ancient city of Luang Prabang. Some of the highlights includes Buddha Park, Pak Ou caves, Kuang Si waterfalls, and the mighty Mekong river