Escape the bustling city in Vientiane to enjoy the full day tour of Nam Ngum Lake in the countryside, the beautiful scenery over the Nam Ngum River. Be amazed by the beauty of the green valley and get overwhelmed by the presence of this vast, spectacular lake. Visit a traditional H’mong village and admire the evocative ruins of Vang Xang. After having a delicious lunch at a boat restaurant on Nam Ngum Reservoir, find the taste of local life as you cruise around the lake and the fishing villages at the lively Dong Mark Khai Market.

Tour Code:
Duration: 1 Day
Date: Optional (available all time)
Start/ End: Vientiane/ Nam Ngum
Tour Route: Vientiane – Nam Ngum Reservoir – H’mong village – archaeological site of Vang Xang – Dong Mark Khai Market – Vientiane
Tour Type: Aventure and Experience
Tour Categories: Vientiane tours
Tour Customize: Absolutely! (Feel free to tell us about your requirement)
Guides: Local Guide (Available in English and other languages if requested)
Transportation: Private car or minivan

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Vientiane Departure – Nam Ngum

After hotel pickup at 8 a.m in Vientiane, located about 62 miles (100km) away, depart Vientiane to Nam Ngum Reservoir in your private car or minivan for a full day excursion.

H’mong Village – Vang Xang – Nam Ngum Lake (L)

On the way, stopping at an H’ mong village to visit the local market and to meet the residents, you will have the chance to find the culture as well as the life of the H’ mong people.

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The next stop, it’s time to visit the archaeological site of Vang Xang, which was built between the 8th and 11th centuries. Once you’ve explored with personalized commentary by your guide, and continue to the reservoir around lunchtime.

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Then, your lunch will be served at the boat restaurant on Nam Ngum Lake, rest some minutes and embark on a boat ride to visit some fishing villages among the islands.

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Dong Mark Khai Market – Back to Vientiane

On the way return to your hotel in Vientiane, see a traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun and stop to buy some souvenirs at Dong Mark Khai Market. You’ll back to Vientiane in the late afternoon. Trip ends.

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Ban Keun salt production

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What’s Included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinking water and cold towel
  • Lunch
  • Private guide
  • Bridge toll and cave fees
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • All entrance fees
  • Travel permits

What’s Excluded?

  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses