Vientiane Bike Tour
Vientiane bike tour is a fascinating chance to discover the hidden charms of the city, whose name means ‘the city of sandal wood’.
Vientiane Bike Tour Itinerary
This tour begins at the serene Wat Sisaket, the only temple preserved intact after the Siamese (Thai) invasion in 1828. Wat Sisaket is one of the most wonderful temples in the capital which is renowned for its breezy teak covered hallways filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues.
Continue the biking trip to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. As a religious museum, Wat Phra Keo is the place where displaying a collection of both Lao and Khmer artworks. The next stop will be the Presidential Palace. Although you are not allowed to enter the palace, you still can see it like a sample of the colonial past as this building formerly served as the French governor’s palace.
Visit Wat Simuang, the most popular temple in Vientiane, as it is considered the guardian to the spirit of the city. Stroll around the temple, you will find an Angkorian-era pillar attached with a belief that if you circle it three times and make a wish, your dream will come true.
Close to the original morning market is That Dam, also called the Black Stupa once covered with a layer of gold, which was stolen by the Thais during their invasion in 1828. After that, cycle to Pangkham Street to witness its plethora of tailor shops then reach Nam Phou Fountain where you can see the combination of traditional structures and the modernity.
Stop for a delicious Laos-style lunch at Makphet Restaurant. Established by Friends International, Makphet is a charity-run restaurant aiming to train the street children in the hospitality industry. The food here is excellent, and the staffs will bring you true Lao-hospitality in their service.
You can also visit COPE, a social association working to help landmine victims. A visit to the center provides you in-depth understanding about the war and the lasting impact of unexploded ordinances (UXO) in the area and the efforts to clear them out.
Continue your trip with a visit to the Patuxay, Laos’ version of the Arc de Triumph, where you can have a panoramic view of the city from the roof of the monument. Make a stop at That Luang, the holiest and the most famous site in Laos. Constructed by King Setthathirat in 16th century, the monument has become the symbol of Buddhism in the country.
End your trip with a ride along the banks of the Mekong River to admire the charming sunset. Say goodbye to Vientiane capital city and finish the amazing travel to Laos.
End of Vientiane bike tour !
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