Welcome to Vang Vieng

Like a rural scene from an old Asian silk painting, Vang Vieng (ວັງວຽງ) crouches low over the Nam Song (Song River) with a backdrop of serene cliffs and a tapestry of vivid green paddy fields. Thanks to the Lao government closing the river rave bars in 2012, the increasingly toxic party scene has been driven to the fringes and the community is rebooting itself as an adrenaline-fuelled adventure destination with some... Read More

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$261 Multi-day & Extended Tours

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 Xang, 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, then have free time at your leisure. Stay overnight at Elephant Crossing Hotel, Silver Naga Hotel or hotels of similar grade in Vang Vieng.Day 2:In the morning visit Tham Chang Cave, one of the most impressive natural caves. Then proceed to the Ban Pha Thao Hmong Village. After visiting this village you will be heading out from Vang Vieng back to Vientiane. On the way, you will stop at a salt production village - Ban Keuan. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon you will be dropped off at your hotel.

$288 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer: Luang Prabang Hotels to Vang Vieng Hotels

You'll be picked up at your Luang Prabang hotel by your private driver to begin your one-way transfer to Vang Vieng. Relax and enjoy the comfort of traveling in a private vehicle with just your party, and enjoy the convenience of being dropped off right at your hotel in Vang Vieng at the end of the drive. Service is available 24 hours a day.

$2609.10 Yolo

Indochina Discovery

Discover the heart and soul of Indochina on this tour of four very diverse countries. Encounter history, both ancient and modern, and witness the unbelievable splendour of Angkor Wat. Our CEOs will ensure your accommodation and transportation are covered—so you can choose the activities that interest you. Push through hectic city lanes and tap into the pulsing nightlife. And with other travellers your own age, you can be sure to get down with adventurers that’ll keep up.

$3239.10 Classic

Indochina Encompassed

From the vibrant cityscape of Bangkok to Halong Bay's magnificent limestone karsts, this trip encompasses the highlights of Indochina. Marvel at the wonders of Angkor Wat, sail the Mekong, and savour noodles in Chiang Mai. Shop for souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City and join the locals sipping coffee at a lakeside café in Hanoi. With hotels, transport, and a number of included activities arranged by our CEOs, this adventure offers up the perfect combination of must-see highlights and free time.

$1349 Yolo

Laos & Thailand on a Shoestring

Take 12 days to uncover this laid-back corner of Southeast Asia. While you're free to choose your own adventure, your accommodation and transportation are included, and our expert CEOs will help you make the most of your time. Wander the tranquil monasteries of Luang Prabang and experience the French colonial influence while sipping coffee at a café. Take a slow boat down the Mekong and admire the limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng.

$2149 Yolo

Vietnam, Laos & Thailand on a Shoestring

From the fast-paced nightlife of Bangkok to a slow boat along the Mekong, this trip brings you the best of Southeast Asia on a shoestring. You'll party along the beautiful bay of Vietnam’s Nha Trang in the company of like-minded travellers and channel the French vibe sipping coffee in riverside cafés in Laos. Explore golden temples or hunt down treasures in local markets—the choice is all yours. Best of all, your CEO will take the hassle out of planning, so you're free to soak up the spirit of this amazing region.