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Vientiane Half-Day City Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 9:00 am for morning departure or 2:00 pm for afternoon departure and begins at the serene Wat Sisaket the only temple left intact after the Siamese (Thai) invasion in 1828. It is one of the most beautiful temples in the capital and its breezy teak covered hallways are filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues.Continue on to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. Used as a religious museum Wat Phra Keo displays a collection of both Lao and Khmer works of art. Also nearby is the Presidential Palace. Although you are not allowed to visit inside it is a good glimpse in to the town’s colonial past as this building formerly served as the French governor’s palace. Visit COPE an association working to help landmine victims. A visit to the center provides in-depth information about the history of the American/Vietnam war and the lasting impact of unexplored ordinances (UXO) in the area and the efforts underway to clear them.
From $45.00
 
Guided Vientiane City and Buddha Park Full-Day Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 8:30 am and then begin your day at the serene Wat Sisaket the only temple left intact after the Siamese (Thai) invasion in 1828. It is one of the most beautiful temples in the capital and its breezy teak covered hallways are filled with thousands of miniature Buddha statues.Continue on to the nearby Wat Phra Keo. As a religious museum the Wat Phra Keo displays a collection of both Lao and Khmer works of art. Also stop by the nearby Presidential Palace and appreciate the building building from outside (going inside is not permitted). Have a good glimpse into the town’s colonial past as one of the most popular and venerated temples in Vientiane before Continue to the Patuxay monument Laos’ version of the Arc de Triomphe where you can climb the stairs to the roof for sweeping panoramic views of the city. Next
From $52.00
 
Full Day Vientiane Sightseeing Trip with Buddha Park Visit
"Start out early in the morning after your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel in Vientiane's city center. First stop at the Vat Sisaket the oldest monastery in Vientiane built in 1818. Vat Sisaket has survived in its original form; all other temples in Vientiane have gone through extensive renovations. Inside the main hall and along the walls of the courtyard surrounding it a total of 6840 Buddha images rest in small niches or on shelves
From $94.00

Most Viewed Transportation in Ban Pak Beng

Transportation

Mekong River

If you plan to visit here, slow boats are the best choice. You can come from Luang Prapang or use nice downstream and start from North Thailand. Travel first to Chiang Rai and go to Thai counterpart...
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Slow boat

95000 kips from Hoay Xai to Pak Beng and another 95000 kips from Pak Beng to Luang Prabang, with each took 6-8 hours. The boat carry some 100 passengers, mostly backpackers. Some tourists gathered at...
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l_joo
Jul 05, 2007

Boat from PakBeng to Huay Xai

We took a boat from LP to Huay Xai, stopping overnight at Pak Beng. The Day 2 boat was of concern from the moment of sighting - and we were all openly unimpressed by the size, unstable seating and...
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thedouglas
Apr 23, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ban Pak Beng

Things to Do

Mekong River

The best place to view the sunset in my opinion is from a restaurant overlooking the Mekong. There are lots of people offering sunset cruises too. You will encounter them as you stroll along the...
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Top 5 Ban Pak Beng Writers

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Maximilian21

"Pak Beng: Rats, Opium and simplicity"
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picek

"Mekong in Pak Beng"
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call_me_rhia

"informally yours, packbeng"
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wwroam

"Overnight Stop on the Slowboat"
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Willettsworld

"Overnight stop on the slowboat to Luang Prabang"
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