Vang Vieng Express

Vang-Vieng-Challenge-March-80The tour takes us to the idyllic setting of Vang Vieng. Along the way, we stop at the archaeological site at Vang Xang. In Vang Vieng, we go caving and explore the limestone karsts with their unique ecology. On the return journey, we visit the Nam Ngum Reservoir and local villages with famous local products.

Day 1: Vientiane > Vang Xang > Tham Chang Cave > 0rganic Farm > Vang Vieng

We depart from Vientiane by following the Road 13 toward North. Our first stop will be made at the archaeological site of Vang Xang which dates from the Mon-Khmer period of the 8  11th century. En route, we will stop at Hmong village and you arrive in Vang Vieng in time for lunch at a local restaurant. We are transferred to hotel for check  in.

In the afternoon, we visit the Tham Chang Cave and then visit the Organic Farm that produces mulberry tea, sericulture and wine, which you can taste. We return to Vang Vieng by long tail boat by sunset. The dinner will be served at the restaurant nearby. We spend the night at villayvong guesthouse or similar.

Approximately: 4 hours transfer, 2 hours caving & 30 minutes boating

Day 2: Vang Vieng > Ban Viengsamai > Ban Keun > Vientiane

After breakfast at the hotel, you visit the famous caves around Vang Vieng which include Tham Xang, Tham Hoy, and Tham Louk. We stop for lunch at Ban Viengsamai. After lunch, we start our journey back to Vientiane. On the way back to Vientiane on the road No 10, we'll visit a traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun and continue to Dong Ma Khai Market where local people gather to sale wild animals and large selection of insects. We arrive in Vientiane in the late afternoon.

Approximately: 4 hours transfer, 2 hours caving

The boat trip in Nam Song can be done from July to January. From Feb to June, we drive to Organic Farm for a visit.

We can do kayaking from Ban Viengsamai to Organic Farm, but there is an additional charge. There will be no time to stop en route via road No 13 on the journey back to Vientiane.

Depart From :
Hotel or Green Discovery Vientiane Office
Returns to :
Hotel or Green Discovery Vientiane Office
Province visited :
Vang Vieng
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
2 Days
Reference :
1 - easy
Transport :
Private Minivan, Long-tail boat
Activities :
Caving, Sight seeing, Slow Boat Trip
Accommodation :
Best In :
Wet season
What to bring :
Hat, Sun-cream, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Mosquito repellent
What is included :
Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s

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