Explore The Capital City of Vientiane

Travel Highlight: Laos Tours, Vientiane Tours

Duration: 3 days

From $174pp


Vientiane is the capital and largest city in Laos. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Vientiane is a city steeped in legend and history. The city is the home of the massive gilded stupa, Pha That Luang, a national symbol of Laos. The streets are lined with trees, French colonial buildings, street markets, Buddhist temples, and noodle shops. Just outside the city is Buddha Park, a garden littered with over 200 cement sculptures depicting the gods and monsters of Buddhist and Hindu myth.

Why you'll love this trip

  • Explore  the peaceful city of Vientiane, highlights included:Vat PhraKe,Pha That Louang,Patuxay,Talat Sao market
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Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 1:Vientiane Arrival

    On arrival in Vientiane, you will be welcomed by local tour guide and transfer to hotel in Vientiane – the country’s charming capital, with its laidback riverside ambience, and alluring monuments.

    Meals on your own. Overnight in Vientiane.

  2. Day 2:Vientiane City Tour – Buddha Park (B)

    Today is devoted to explore the peaceful city of Vientiane, highlights included:

    Vat PhraKeo – which was built in 1565 is one of the most impressive and interesting temples in Vientiane. It previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha image.
    Vat 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.

    Pha That Louang (built 1566, reconstructed 1930). It is the most important Laotian religious and national monument. The temple has an unique architecture reflecting Lao culture and identity, becoming a symbol of Lao nationalism.

    Patuxay-the memorial monument –was built in 1957 and is the most prominent landmark in the city. The architecture of the monument was inspired by the architecture of Triomphe in Paris and combined with typical Lao motifs. From the top of the monument, you can see an excellent panoramic view of the city.

    Talat Sao market where you can do some shopping.
    In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to the famous Buddha Park, located 25km from the city. The park is home for over 200 statues of Buddha and characters of Hinduism made by concrete, especially the enormous Buddhist statue which is 40m in length propping its arm. Furthermore, there are many other statues in shapes of human, Godheads, animals and Lucifer. Visitors can get inside the enormous monuments in shape of a pumpkin through a monster’s mount which is 3 meters high. You can also visit all floors symbolizing for Hell, Underworld, and Heaven.

    Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.


  3. Day 3:Vientiane – Departure (B)

    You are free at leisure until transfer to the airport for your departure flight. Room is at your disposal until 12:00 noon only. Meals on your own. End of services.


Price & Inclusion

Price with accommodation

Group Size Hotel 3* Hotel 4* Hotel 5*
1 $319 pp $357 pp $549 pp
2 $174 pp $192 pp $288 pp
3-7 $126 pp $145 pp $240 pp
>=8 $105 pp $124 pp $219 pp
Single Supplement $45 pp $64 pp $161 pp

All prices are quoted per Person in US Dollars

Hotel listing

Location Hotel 3* Hotel 4* Hotel 5*
Vientiane Vientiane Garden(Superior Garden View),Season Riverside(Deluxe) S Park Design Hotel (Deluxe),Lao Plaza(Deluxe) Green Park Boutique (Deluxe),Settha Palace(Deluxe )

In case the above-mentioned hotels are not available, hotels of similar standards shall be provided.

Price without accommodation

Group Size Price
1 $217 pp
2 $116 pp
3-7 $90 pp
>=8 $48 pp


  • Accommodation based on twin share at mentioned hotel category or similar
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Entrance fees


  • International flight tickets
  • Laos visa
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
  • Travel insurance


Customer Reviews

10 thoughts on “Explore The Capital City of Vientiane

  1. Laos is a country that seems to have been forgotten by the tourist masses, but A Travel Mate took travelers through this beautiful country and show them the heart and soul of the people, culture and history of Vientiane. Very nice job.

  2. Amazing sightseeing and very helpful guide in Vientian. Hotels well situated and good service. Nice city with cordial people. Couldn’t expect more .

  3. We would like to thank you for the excellent way you have arranged our holidays. The journey in Vientiane was amazing.The way the guides are organized locally is not always in the best interest of chauffeur, guide and customer.

  4. Sam has been among the best guides I’ve ever had. Never late, always helpful, he also took some time to spend with me after job hours. And he took me into the villages to meet with people which is one of the best thing I like while travelling. I appreciated that very much.

  5. I would like to say thank you so much for you help about our holiday. I am happy with trip. It is interesting with many differents things to do. I hope to meet you again one day, for another wonderful trip in Indochina. Thank you and your company.

  6. Our guide in Vientiane was excellent. They met us at the respective airports right on time and arrived at the hotels on schedule. They all communicated well and were courteous and considerate of our requests. They were knowledgeable and informative at the many sights we toured.

  7. I went on an excursion to Vientiane for 3 days in Vientiane. We visited Vientiane and Buddha Park. Guide was by our side the whole time we were there since first landing in Vientiane, until our departure. He was active, attentive, knowledgeable, and very wise in showing us around the beautiful country, and in his leadership skills. I came to Vientiane not knowing much of its history or about its people, but after my time with him, I can now say I have learned so much from him.

  8. My friend and I had a great time in Laos. We found A Travel Mate through my friends and was very helpful. The team did a great job on customizing our tour. Our guides had great knowledge and spoke incredibly good English. We spent some times in Vientiane , a great city tour there and then went to Luang Prabang.

  9. Our Vientiane trip was excellent, also the accommodation. Foods was very good, too. Our guide in Vientiane was very informative and friendly. Love this tour and recommend to those who appreciate the peacefulness of a wildly country.

  10. The hotel in Vientiane is in a very good location with great views over the Mekong river. All in all a great trip.

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