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Vientiane sightseeing

Vientiane sightseeing
Trip length:1 day
Trip style:Vientiane day trips
Trip themes:History, Local Life, Culture
Physical rating:*****
Start / End cities:Vientian / Vientian
Price from:USD $36
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Victory gate

 

Wat Sisaket
Get picked up from your hotel at 8.30AM for the tour with our first visit will be the serene Wat Sisaket, the oldest standing temple and one of the most beautiful temples in Vientiane housing many important documents and treasures, including 6,840 Buddha images.
Continue to the Wat Prakaew, the original home of the Emerald Buddha and a museum with the most extensive collection of Buddhist artifacts in the country.
From there we will proceed to the That Luang, the Great Sacred Stupa of Vientiane that constructed by King Setthethirat in the 16th century where the Laos people keep the relic of Lord Buddha. The temple is resplendent as the sun is shines upon its towering golden spire and said to contain relics of the Lord Buddha and is the country’s most cherished religious monument.
Continue to Wat Si Muang - the most popular and venerated temple in Vientiane that is considered the guardian of the spirit of the city, the Patuxai (Victory Gate), the monument was modeled after the Arc de Triumph in Paris yet retains its Laotian identity with traditional decorative motifs.
Following is central market of Tad Sao and enjoy shopping there with lots of stuffs include famous Lao silk, cotton, wood carvings….
We will spend the rest of the morning to visit to Ban Nong Bonathong, a village that famous with Laos traditional weaving, where you can learn about Laos traditional handicraft and interact with locals.

In the afternoon we will take an excursion by road to visit to the Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan that located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, where  contains numerous religious images.
Return to Vientiane and head to the bank of Mekong River to enjoy the spectacular sunset.
Back to hotel in the late afternoon. Trip ends.