Breakaway from the bustling city in Vientiane to relish in the full-day tour of Nam Ngum Lake in the rural area, the stunning scenery over the Nam Ngum River. Be mesmerized by the beauty of the green valley and get overwhelmed by the presence of this vast and splendid lake. Take a visit to a traditional H’ mong village and admire the calling-up ruins of Vang Xang. Enjoy the special lunch at a boat restaurant on Nam Ngum Reservoir, and find the taste of local life while cruising around the lake and the fishing villages at the lively Dong Mark Khai Market.

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Duration: 1 Day
Date: Any Time You Wish
Start/ End: Vientiane/ Nam Ngum
Tour Route: Vientiane – Nam Ngum Reservoir – H’mong village – the archaeological site of Vang Xang – Dong Mark Khai Market – Vientiane

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Vientiane Departure – Nam Ngum

At 8 A.M, the guide will pick you up at the hotel in Vientiane, which is located about 62 miles (about 100 m) away, we transfer to Nam Ngum Reservoir in the private car or minivan (up to your requirement) for a full-day excursion.

Vientiane Departure Laos Tour

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

On the way, we stop en route at an H’ mong village to visit the local market and meet the locals, you will have the chance to discover the cultures as well as the life of the H’ mong people.

Vang Xang Laos Tour
The next stop is the archaeological site of Vang Xang, built between the 8th and 11th centuries. After that, we continue to explore the reservoir around lunchtime with the clear introduction of your guide.

Nam Ngum Laos Tour
Then enjoy your lunch served at the boat restaurant on Nam Ngum Lake, take a short rest before embarking on a boat ride to visit some local fishing villages among the islands.

Dong Mark Khai Market – Back to Vientiane

On the way back to your hotel in Vientiane, witness the traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun and stop to buy some souvenirs at Dong Mark Khai Market. You will back to Vientiane in the late afternoon. Your day trip in Vientiane ends here.

What’s Included?

  • Private transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above). Your comfort is our priority!
  • English speaking guide who has the best local knowledge available. (Other languages upon request)
  • Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
  • Accommodation upon your request (Recommendations available)
  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private junk boat in Halong Bay; private boat in Perfume River
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

What’s excluded?

  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.