Enjoy this full day tour to Nam Ngum Lake, including stops at traditional salt and rice wine villages. Sail around the tranquil waters of Nam Ngum Lake and enjoy a refreshing afternoon dip before tucking into authentic Lao cuisine at a local restaurant. Stop by the ancient Buddha statues of Vang Xang and a local H’Mong market before returning to Vientiane in the afternoon
Tour code: XS/03 SHORT TRIPS LAOS
Destination: Ban Keun Village – Ban Pak Khanhung – Nam Ngum Lake – Vang Xang – Vientiane
Meet with your guide and driver in the morning before starting this full day tour to Nam Ngum Lake. Head out of Vientiane on Road No.10, making a stop at Ban Keun village, known for its traditional method of salt extraction. Later, visit Ban Pak Khanhung and observe locals distilling pungent vats of sticky rice wine.
Arrive at Nam Ngum Lake and set sail around its tranquil waters. Enjoy panoramic views of this vast artificial lake and its small islands, formed after the Ngum River was dammed. Take a swim before heading back to land for an authentic Lao lunch.
After lunch, make your way back to Vientiane along Highway No.13 and stop by the archaeological treasure chest of Vang Xang, where ancient stone-carved Buddhas are still being unearthed. Then, stop at a local market frequented by members of the H’mong ethnic minority group before arriving in Vientiane in the late afternoon.
• Tour guide
• All transfers & transport by private vehicle
• All entrance fees as indicated
• Lunch at local restaurant
• Boat trip
Recommended Accommodation for Your Journey
It is no doubt your journey enjoyment will be increased by a good choice of accommodation. Our well-established network with key hotel chains around Indochina area will bring you more benefits of competitive rates and guaranteed hotel quality with availability. All tour guides of Xuan Son travel are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed & experienced drivers.
We pick hotels for you based on:
Location: most of properties we selected are either located in downtown area with main city attractions or close by main transportations. These conveniences will certainly improve your holiday experience.
Facility & Service Quality: all hotels are inspected strictly and regularly, must be with great performance on accommodating English speaking customers, and excellent feedbacks from our pervious clients as well.
Variety in Choice: many styles and grades of hotels are available for different budgets, tastes and culture backgrounds.
3-Star Class It will meet the basic requirements for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pick up. A small fitness center or spa can be expected.
4-Star Class Across Indochina, a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.
5-Star Class Top-notch services and an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site and a wide range of choice for buffet breakfast, good size of swimming pool, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience.
Private Tour Guide
You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, you’ll be escorted & assisted until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our tour guides in every destination are locals. Knowing the area well, they are good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for best photos.
If any change of itinerary is needed for unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you always have a wonderful experience.
Private Vehicle & Licensed Driver
With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most out of your journey across Southeast Asia.
Your vehicle in each destination is air conditioned, insured, clean, and regularly maintained. Your private driver is licensed and always put your safety first.
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