VIENTIANNE - WAT SISAKET - HAW PHA KAEW PATOUXAI MONUMENT - THAT LUANG STUPA - BUDDHA PARK - COUNTRYSIDE
The charming and fascinating capital of Laos, Vientiane is a small city conjuring up exotic images, with the curious mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French influences. You visit the various culture sites and the old quarter streets to explore the local lifestyle and some major sites featuring the history of Vientiane.
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VIENTIANE CITY TOUR AND BUDDHA PARK
The charming and fascinating capital of Laos, Vientiane is small city conjuring up exotic images, with the curious mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French influences. Today we depart hotel at 8h00 and start our city tour with Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple still standing in Vientiane. This amazing structure features remarkable frescoes and Buddha statues. The following sight is the former royal temple of Haw Pha Kaew, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. We also visit the imposing Patouxai Monument well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triomphe before continuing to the great sacred structure and symbol of Laos, That Luang Stupa. Heading out of town we see the impressive Friendship Bridge which links Laos and Thailand, and the Buddha Park. This landmark represents a blend of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures created by mystical monk on a parkland located by the Mekong River. The trip ends on arrival at hotel.
That Luang Stupa – Buddha Park
+ Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
+ English or French speaking guide
+ Entrance fee to indicated sights* EXCLUDING:
Personal expenses, tip, drinks, travel insurance, optional trip.