Vientiane – Where There is a Little Peace

Vientiane is the capital city and also the largest city of Laos, located on the banks of Mekong River close to the shared border with Thailand. Compared to other capitals in other Southeast Asian nations, the city is a more relaxing and peaceful like a small town. The city is now changing slowly into an industrious city which is the economic center of Laos. At the same time, this city is also one of the best Laos destinations loved by travel lovers.

Vientiane

Vientiane – The City of Peace

Vientiane is Slowly Becoming a Favourite Tourist Destination

The city is stretched out in the bank of the Mekong River with many interesting destinations attracts both domestic and international visitors. Vientiane tourism offers travelers fantastic chance to discover scared temples, admire dreamy landscapes along the riverside and visit busy and colorful markets. The city is now changing slowly with infrastructure and services in order to become a real tourism city in Laos.

Wat Sisaket in Vientiane

Wat Sisaket

Vientiane Night market 2

A small corner of a night market in the city

Some Attractions You Should Not Miss When Travel to Vientiane.

Travel to Vientiane, travelers will be overwhelmed by the splendor of golden temples and mesmerizing setting. The city is characterized by leafy boulevards, riverside promenades, French colonial buildings, and Lao traditional homes. The most popular tourist sites in the city can be listed are Xieng Khuang (Buddha Park), Pha That Luang, Patuxai Victory Monument, Vientiane Night Market, Wat Ho Phra Keo, Lao National Museum, Wat Si Muang, Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE), Wat Sisaket, Lao Herbal Steam Sauna and Massage.

Buddha Park in Vientiane

Buddha Park

Wat Pra Keo in Vientiane

Wat Pra Keo

Patuxai in Vientiane 2

Patuxai

COPE center in Vientiane

COPE center

The capital city of Laos enchants visitors not only with a lot of famous attractions to go, but also with full of interesting activities to do. A Vientiane travel will be an astonishing chance for those who would like to discover the nature of this beautiful country. Travelers can take a trek through the lush tropical forests, taking a Vientiane eco tour, go picnic on the shores of Nam Ngum Lake, cycle around the city, and admire the dreamlike sunset on the Mekong River.

Vientiane Trekking

Trekking

Vientiane sunset

Sunset over the Mekong River

For those who interests in Lao culture, they will be appointed with visits to temples and watching the local monks mumping on the streets, enjoying Lao massage and taking part in Vientiane cooking class. After exploring the charm of the city, visitors can have true relaxing time when enjoy delicious Laotian cuisine with Beer Laos, a national specialty.

Vientiane Street Food

There are a lot of street food you could try

Beer Laos in Vientiane

Beer Laos? Don’t Miss it!

Laos is still one of the most impoverished nations in Southeast Asia region. But for the rest of the country, Vientiane is a difference, and is the symbol of the development of Laos in the future.

How to Get to Vientiane ?

The international airport in Vientiane capital city is Wattay Airport, located 4km in the west of city center. Although the international-standard services here are quite limited, this is improving to enhance the tourism industry in of the city.

Wattay Airport serves many direct flights from/to neighbor countries including Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, China, Singapore, and South Korea. There is a $10 departure tax for international flights, but it will be enclosed with the ticket for customers’ convenience.

Sunset by Patuxai in Vientiane

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