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Vientiane Private Guided Tour
Activities in Vientián

Vientiane Private Guided Tour

  • English English
  • 7.5 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Make the most of your trip to Vientiane with a private tour of its magnificent temples and monuments accompanied by an expert-English speaking guide. Unmissable!

Vientiane Private Guided Tour Itinerary

Your private guided tour of the Laotian capital's most important monuments will begin with you being picked up from your hotel.

Firstly, you'll head to Wat Si Saket, located right in the heart of the city centre. This is the only temple that survived the Siamese army's invasion in 1828, making it the oldest temple in Vientiane. Thanks to your expert English-speaking guide, you'll get to hear all about the history of the Buddhist sanctuary as you admire its well-preserved original architecture.

Haw Pha Kao will be the next stop on your route around Vientiane. One of the most colourful and beautiful in the entire city, the former temple was built to house the Emerald Buddha. Nowadays, you'll have to visit Bangkok to see this particular Thai statue, but the building is filled with other religious art and icons, having been converted into a museum.

One of the highlights of the Laos capital and this tour is the visit to Pha That Luang. You'll be left speechless by the sight of the enormous gold-covered Buddhist stupa, not to mention the beautiful gardens, temples and mythological sculptures that surround it. The site is a wonderful example of Laos' fascinating culture, and it has become one of the country's national monuments.

Learn about Laos' more recent history next as you visit Patuxai, Vientiane's "Victory Gate". Reminiscent of Paris' Arc du Triomphe but with typically Laotian carvings, this memorial arch commemorates the victims of the country's war for independence from France. 

You'll then take a break from the city centre, heading around 18 miles (30 km) out of Vientiane to find Buddha Park. This peaceful area is filled with more than 200 ornate Buddhist and Hindu religious sculptures and carvings - an incredible sight to behold!

Returning to Vientiane, put the finishing touch on this in-depth cultural tour of the Laotian capital taking a boat cruise on the Mekong River and enjoying the spectacular sight of the sunset over the city and the surrounding mountains.

At the end of your private tour, you'll be dropped back off at your hotel.

Why book a private tour?

When you reserve a private excursion, you'll enjoy the benefit of an exclusive English-speaking guide just for you and your group. What's more, you'll save money if you're in a bigger group.

Price

This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

Up to 2 people Up to 4 people Up to 6 people
Private English language tour
US$ 170
US$ 250
US$ 285

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 170
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 250
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 285

More Information

Duration

7.5 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Pick up and drop off at hotel.

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no other people in your group.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 4 days before (Vientián local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 170
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 26 days before

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 26 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.