Duration: 4 Days/3 night
Date: Optional (available all time)
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Tour Customize: Absolutely
Guide: Local English speaking guide
Transportation: Car/ tuk-tuk
Accommodation: Upon your request
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Day 2: Vientiane City Tour – Buddha Park
Day 3: Vientiane Cooking Class – Lao National Museum – That Luang Stupa
Day 4: Morning Alm Giving – Vientiane Departure
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival (L or D)
Welcome to the land of Buddha, Vientiane, As soon as you set your foot in Vientiane Airport, our tour guide and driver will be waiting for you at exist. Give you a warm hug, then, we transfer you to your hotel to checking. Upon your flight, take a rest before we start a short Vientiane city tour. Start with Wat Si Muang, the temple was known as one of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship, which also offers a fascinating insight into how old animist beliefs have blended seamlessly with Theravada Buddhism.
Then, move to COPE center, with the mission to make an effort to find and help the invalid victims of the Indochina war. And they also support the victims understand deeply about the UXOs (unexploded ordnance) situations in Laos. Continue to the tour, we visit the Patuxay, the memorial built in 1957 and is the most prominent landmark in the city. To get the inspiration from the Triumph in Paris, the Patuxent was regarded as a gift from French. From there, you can see an excellent panoramic view of the city.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Vientiane City Tour (B) – Buddha Park
Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel, let’s go to the Morning Market, Talat Sao which is one of the places you must visit at Vientiane. Sited at the eastern corner of Lan Xang road and Khu Vieng road, the Market starts at 7:00 a.m and last to around 4.00 p.m daily. And the market serves both locals and tourists.
After buying the Lao traditional gifts, we visit Wat Sisaket, which is famous for not only its cloister wall storing thousands of tiny Buddha images but also its beautiful architecture and layout with history dated back to 1818.
Then, our tour guide will head you off to Wat Phra Keo which was built in 1565, as was one of the ancient temples at Vientiane. It previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha image. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous Buddha Park, which is home to hundreds of Buddha statues and an enormous Buddha image. Enjoy your time to explore its unique status, listen to the story from the statues with different sizes and shapes of humans, Godheads, and animals.
Overnight at a hotel in Vientiane.
Day 3: Vientiane Cooking Class – Lao National Museum – That Luang Stupa (B, L)
Get up early and our tour guide will pick you up to Vientiane cooking class. Go to the local market with the cooking guide, you choose the fresh ingredients by yourself. Back to the class, under the control of the cooking guide, you will be cooked the Lao traditional food. Finish the cooking class, at lunch, enjoy your achievements.
From cooking class, we go to Lao National Museum which is displayed an interesting mixture of revolutionary and contemporary exhibits. At the last of the day, we visit the proud of Laos, That Luang Stupa. The temple is known as one of the oldest temples at Vientiane. With the professional experience of the tour guide, you will be heard about the stories of Pha That Luang.
Overnight at your hotel in Vientiane.
Day 4: Morning Alm Giving – Vientiane Departure (B)
Today is the last day in your 4-day tour in Vientiane. Wake up early, and go to the downtown to take part in the ritual of Laos, morning almsgiving. Tell to your tour guide and he or she will prepare food for you. Remember that during the ritual, please dress reasonably. Don’t show your chest, and your legs as well as shoulders to show respect to them. Back to your hotel, and check again your luggage before transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Say goodbye to you and tell us your trip to Vientiane when you back your home.
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