Private Tour: Vientiane Half-Day City Tour

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From $128.21

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Laos, Laos

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This half-day tour allows you to visit Ho Pra Keo or Wat Ho Phakeo- one of the most impressive and interesting temples. Discover Presidential Palace, the official residence of the President of Laos. Explore Patuxai- a war monument in the center of Vientiane, Laos. Enjoy Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)-Laos's most important Buddhist monument.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off at Vientiane City Center

Professional English speaking guide

Sightseeing as described

Transportation in A/C vehicle

What's Not Included

Any item not included in inclusions

Food and drinks

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • ADULT: Age: 3 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Wat Si Saket
Following a hotel pickup from your central Vientiane hotel, start visiting your first stop Wat Si Saket. Sisaket Temple is the main temple to sobrevio intrusion of the Siamese armed force in 1828, which turned into the most seasoned temple in Vientiane that holds its unique appearance to Sisaket.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Wat Ho Phra Keo
Then proceed to Ho Pra Keo or Wat Ho Phakeo. The Ho Pha keo Temple is one of the most established temples of the Laotian capital. It was a genuine temple whose intention was to oblige the acclaimed Emerald Buddha. The Ho Phakeo Temple was reconstructed in the nineteenth century by the King Annouvong, yet in any case when Laos was uncovered against Thailand the Haw Pha Kaeo Temple was wrecked for the second time in 1828.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Presidential Palace
Next you head to Presidential Palace. The building of the elegant Presidential Palace on Lane Xang Street was first begun in 1973 by the then Royal Lao government in light of the fact that used to house the illustrious habitation. It was planned by neighborhood draftsman Khamphoung Phonekeo, yet because of political change achieved by the takeover of the socialist Pathet Lao in 1975, the building was not finished until much later. The Presidential Palace at last opened its entryways in 1986 and that being said just as a scene for government capacities and functions. The building is shut to the general population.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Continue to Patuxai. The Patuxai Monument is a war remembrance devoted to the individuals who battled for freedom from France. The monument was assembled utilizing American assets and bond really expected to fabricate another airplane terminal. The Royal Laotian Government rather manufactured the monument, which earned it the epithet of the "vertical runway". The monument was outlined by Tham Sayasthsena, a Laotian designer. In 1957, his designs were chosen out of those presented by the Public Works Department, the Military Engineering Department, and various private draftsmen. Tham got 30,000 kips for his work.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Proceed for your last attraction Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang). The Pha That Luang, signifying "Great Sacred Stupa", is the most sacred monument of Laos and the national image. You discover it on the national seal, Lao money and endless different spots. With an aggregate tallness of 147.6 feet, the mind blowing structure was built on three levels with a taking off stupa encompassed by 30 little stupas, all secured by gold leaf to exhibit the magnificence and quality of the kingdom. Legend has it that the temple was worked as a Hindu temple in the third century to hold the breastbone of Lord Buddha yet was changed in the thirteenth century as a Khmer temple which fell into demolish.

At the end of your time in Pha That Luang, travel back to Vientiane hotel where your Vientiane half day city tour concludes.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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