Laos - Vientiane, Vange Vieng & Around (Chapter)

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This is the Vientiane, Vang Vieng & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Laos guidebook.

Vientiane, on the banks of the mighty Mekong, is the perfect place to recharge the batteries on an overland journey through Laos. Its urbane sophistication is a world away from the poetic beauty of the karst mountains of Vang Vieng.

  • tube, climb, kayak, cycle, motorbike or walk through the rivers and stunning karst terrain of Vang Vieng
  • maps
  • indulge in a culinary journey through Vientiane by sampling mod Lao cuisine, Gallic gas-tronomy and a fusion of other flavours
  • transport
  • seek out the spiritual side of Laos with a visit to Pha That Luang, one of the principal Bud-dhist wats in Vientiane
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Vientiane & around, Phu Khao Khuay NPA, Ban Na, Ban Hat Khai, Tat Xai, Pha Xai & Tat Leuk, Ang Nam Ngum & around, Vang Vieng & around, When to Go.

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