Day 1: Vientiane > Vang Xang > Tham Chang Cave > 0rganic Farm > Vang Vieng
We depart from Vientiane by following the Road 13 toward North. Our first stop will be made at the archaeological site of Vang Xang which dates from the Mon-Khmer period of the 8 11th century. En route, we will stop at Hmong village and you arrive in Vang Vieng in time for lunch at a local restaurant. We are transferred to hotel for check in.
In the afternoon, we visit the Tham Chang Cave and then take a long tail boat on Nam Song River to Organic Farm that produces mulberry tea, sericulture and wine, which you can taste. We return to Vang Vieng by long tail boat by sunset. The dinner will be served at Ban Sabai Riverside restaurant, setting on the tranquil Nam Song River. We spend the night at Ban Sabai Riverside Bungalows or similar.
Approximately: 4 hours transfer, 2 hours caving & 1 hour boating
Day 2: Vang Vieng > Ban Viengsamai > Ban Keun > Vientiane
After breakfast at the hotel, you visit the famous caves around Vang Vieng which include Tham Xang, Tham Hoy, and Tham Louk. We stop for lunch at Ban Viengsamai. After lunch, we start our journey back to Vientiane. On the way back to Vientiane on the road No 10, we’ll visit a traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun and continue to Dong Ma Khai Market where local people gather to sale wild animals and large selection of insects. We arrive in Vientiane in the late afternoon.
Approximately: 4 hours transfer, 2 hours caving
- The boat trip in Nam Song can be done from July to January. From Feb to June, we drive to Organic Farm for a visit.
- We can do kayaking from Ban Viengsamai to Organic Farm, but there is an additional charge. There will be no time to stop en route via road No 13 on the journey back to Vientiane.