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2-Day Vang Vieng Tour from Vientiane
"Day 1:You will be picked up at your hotel in Vientiane at 8:00 am and then leave for the beautiful town Vang Vieng by taking Road 13 toward North. On the way stop at KM 52 Hmong Village for a short visit. Then visit the archaeological site of Vang Xa which has one of the oldest Buddha statues dating back to 11th century. After visiting Vang Xang you will stop for photos at the fishing village of Ban Houy Mo then continue to Vang Vieng stopping for lunch en route at local restaurant. When you arrive in Vang Vieng you'll take a boat trip on the Nam Xong River for natural beauty of Vang Vieng You'll check in at your hotel
From $261.00
 
Boloven Plateau Full-Day Tour from Pakse
"Pick up at your hotel at 9:00am for a short orientation of Pakse Town.Then depart for the Bolavens Plateau a mountainous region home to dozens of hill tribes waterfalls and coffee and tea plantations. Your first stop is at Tad Lo Waterfalls a beautiful formation of three separate falls. From the bridge you will first see Tad Hang and then Tad Lo in the distance. The most impressive of the three Tad Suong is located a further 10km upriver. After exploring the falls and their surroundings continue through the Plateau.Stop en route for lunch. This afternoon continue to Tad Yuang and Tad Fane waterfalls. Tad Fane is a set of twin 120-meter high waterfalls formed by the merging waters of the Champy and Pak Koot rivers. These impressive falls are situated on the edge of Dong Hua Sao protected area
From $83.00
 
Explore Luang Prabang Backroads Biking Tour
"You will be picked up at your hotel in  Luang Prabang at 9:00 am by your guide and then proceed to the local morning Phosy Market where you can see the locals getting their daily supplies. Then bike to visit the National Museum the important Wat Mai from 1796 which emphasizes the graceful Luang Prabang architecture and the glamorous Wat Xieng Thong on the end of the peninsula. Learn more about the interesting Lao history and the kingdoms which inherited this place in former times. Later continue your ride to the Ock Pop Tock a non-profit organization that seeks to preserve traditional weaving techniques. We will spend some time learning about the process of silk weaving from the initial stages of creating the dyes to the final process of loom weaving. From here take a short an outdoor facility focused on elephant preservation. Around noon enjoy some free time for lunch at your own expense. Yur guide can recommend you a good restaurant at a small waterfall depending on your preference. In the afternoon you will proceed to visit the ancient Wat Visoun dated back to the 16th century. Another highlight of this tour is the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center where you learn many things about today’s ethnic diversity in Laos. A wonderful sunset view over ""
From $94.00

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too many charges for foreigners

I don't mind paying 1 or 2k kip for toilet charge as the locals built the toilets for a business and have to clean them and provide water, but it seems like in Vang Vieng these small charges can add...
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davidjo
May 21, 2012

From the bus station

When arriving from the bus station, you will be met by tuk tuks drivers telling you the centre is a long way off, it isn't you can walk (10 mins left along the road) or negotiate for a better deal, if...
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deeper_blue
Jul 10, 2010

Tourist traps everywhere

Vang Vieng is notorious for its many tourist rip-offs. These are roughly of two kinds: ominous fees and pay-more-for-extras. The first is especially obvious in the town itself. For all of the bridges,...
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King_Golo
Apr 14, 2006

Toilet

In vang viang, I pay the most expensive toilet fare in my whole trip to use the toilet. The entrance cost 2000Kips!!!! is around RM0.8 for a few minutes used.. perhaps I should stay in the toilet for...
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yuet29
Mar 07, 2005

Thinking of Khao San Road...

Bangkoks KSR is one backpackers hell. Thousands of tourists live there between the extreme noise, cheap beer, Western movies and willing Thai girls.Vang Viengs main street begins to show the same...
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chrisvandenbroucke
Jan 15, 2005
 
 
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