Welcome to Vientiane

Formerly a sleepy backwater capital of an evenly backwater state, the capital of Laos, Vientiane, is a delightful and friendly city set on the swirling waters of the mighty Mekong River. The bustling capital is dotted with crumbling French styled mansions, bougainvillea - blooming streets and steaming noodle stalls. Travelers’ enclave is based around Nam Phu, the Mekong riverside and Setthariat and Samsenthai streets.

There are a lot of things to see, from Buddha Park to the Morning market and a rich selection of international cuisine – most pointedly French – you’ll slowly fall in love with the easy charms of this evolving backwater. Unlike Luang Prabang, Vientiane may not reveal its beauty readily, yet you must spend a few days visiting its unusual sights, snacking and quenching your thirst by a cup of Beer Lao at dusk by the river.

Despite a rise of hotels, bars and restaurants, the city still retains tree-lined dirt roads complete with peaceful temples and easy-going inhabitants. The pace of life, as in all aspects of the country, is best described as slow – yet you’ll soon feel at home here.

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List Vientiane Tours

ETB08 – INDOCHINA HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

ETB08 – INDOCHINA HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

Indochina is a land formed from three countries: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. The area has a diverse tropical climate, and is abundant in natural resources. In the past, all three countries suffered from the yoke of French... Read more...

ETB08 – INDOCHINA HIGHLIGHTS TOURS

ECO11 – TOUR VIETNAM AND LAOS

ECO11 – TOUR VIETNAM AND LAOS

Vietnam and Laos are attractive destinations by their spectacular and unspoiled beauties. If you are looking for a land of picturesque landscape and friendly, honest and modest people, Vietnam and Laos are a perfect choice. With... Read more...

ECO11 – TOUR VIETNAM AND LAOS

ETB03 – VIENTIANE – LUANG PRABANG

ETB03 – VIENTIANE – LUANG PRABANG

Considered by many seasoned travellers to be the untapped gem of Southeast Asia, the diverse landlocked country of Laos is full of surprises. From the mountainous northern highlands to the 4,000 Islands of the Mekong, this nation... Read more...

ETB03 – VIENTIANE – LUANG PRABANG

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