DISCOVER VIENTIANE (GL-LA01)
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
KUALA LUMPUR / VIENTIANE
Welcome to Vientiane, the Capital of Laos and the highlights of Southeast Asia - the only land - locked country in Southeast Asia “land of a million elephant" and one of the last places to see old Indochina. Laos' isolation from foreign influence offers travellers an unparalled glimpse of Annamite highlands. Transfer to hotel for check in. Free at own leisure for the rest of the day.
OPTIONAL : DINNER WITH LAO TRADITIONAL DANCE : RM 80/PAX ( ADULT / CHILD )
VIENTIANE FULL DAY TOUR (B/L/D)
Today you will go for a full day trip to discover the Vientiane Capital. After breakfast, proceed to visit the National Revolution Museum and Kisone Phomvihanh Museum of which you can see varied antique items and legend of Laos's history fighters and leaders displace from the ancient times to new revolution period. The tour is followed-up to the oldest temples such as: visit to Wat Sisaket, built in 1818 by Chao Anou - the very king responsible for incurring the wrath of the Siamese and causing his capital's obliteration. The interior of the main hall, and the walls of the surrounding courtyard, are inset with thousands of tiny niches and shelves containing 6840 Buddha images and Buddhist inscriptions from the 18th century. Then, continue to Patouxai war memorial. Inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Patouxai (Lao for Gateway of Victory) is adorned with an array of rough hero Lao historical imagery and offers a splendid, panoramic view of the city from its top. If time permits, proceed to Wat Ho Phakeo - a former royal temple, built in 1565 by King Setthathirat, the temple was originally designed to house the famous Emerald Buddha, which he had brought with him from the Kingdom of Lanna. Also visit the That Luang - The most important national monument in Vientiane, is a symbol of both Buddhism and Lao sovereignty, was constructed in 1566 by King Setthathirat.
In the afternoon, visit Buddha Park - a religious sculpture park located by the Mekong River 24 km down Stream from Vientiane where you can see the view of Nongkhai as well. Buddha park or Garden of Statues (1958) comprises a collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculpture in a level field of grass. After that, visit Ban Nong BouaThong – a famous weaving village in Vientiane.
VIENTIANE – KUALA LUMPUR (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Bid farewell to Vientiane and transfer to airport for your departure flight home bringing with you sweet memories.
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