Nam Ngum Lake Tour

Nam Ngum in Laos is a peaceful and charming venue that many people choose for their weekends or holidays. Around 90km north of Vientiane, Ang Nam Ngum Reservoir is famous for its green and pure nature for everybody to stay fresh and energized. If you want to find have an escape from the bustle of life, then experience Nam Ngum Retreat (5D4N). This Laos tour makes sure you find comfort, relaxation, and pleasure along the way to Vientiane and then Nam Ngum. In 5 days 4 nights, it’s exciting to see the highlights of Wat Sisaket, Nam Ngum, Buddha Park, Wat Si Muang, etc. The city tours and overnight stay in both Vientiane and Nam Ngum let you fully explore the best out of the two destinations in Laos. Of course, anxiety and stress have no place during the packages. While sightseeing is perfect, spiritual health throughout the tour is gently handled in the Laos’ remarkable temples. Also, you will love the retreat in the tranquil Nam Ngum. Just browse to get some feelings for Nam Ngum Lake Tour itinerary, price, package service, and potential hotels right here!

Destinations: Vientiane – Nam Ngum – Vientiane

  • Daily departure
  • Prices valid until September 2017
Nam Ngum Lake Tour
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DAY 1: LUANG PRABANG – ARRIVAL

Once arrived at the airport, the tour guide will meet and transfer you to check in the hotel. Then, take a rest in the hotel. After that, the city tour gets started. First, you visit the impressive Wat Xiengthong whose architecture denotes the classic Laotian style with the roofs extending to the ground. Next, proceed toward Royal Palace Museum to witness a collection of the valuable artifacts. From this area, you enjoy an exciting activity which is to ascend 329 steps to reach the peak of Phousi Hill and get a panoramic contemplate of Luang Prabang City as well as the Mekong River.

The day tour completes after a short on-foot exploration of the well-known Night Market. From there, you see lots of beautiful handmade textiles created by the local hill tribe groups who live around the city.

Meals: Non
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

DAY 1: VIENTIANE – ARRIVAL

Once arrived at the airport, the tour guide will meet and transfer you to check in the hotel. Then, take a sound rest in the hotel.

Meals: Non
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

DAY 2: VIENTIANE – NAM NGUM

Vientiane is the beautiful capital and largest city of Laos. The capital features the healthy culture mix of Laos, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, French, and American influences. The first day of adventure will begin with the key places of interest. Wat Sisaket is the oldest temple in Vientiane, where holds thousands of small-scale Buddha statues. Wat Prakeo is the former royal temple which protects the renowned Emerald Buddha image. That Luang Stupa is the Lao’s national icon which gains fame for its charming and revered architecture, as well as the awe-inspiring Patuxay Monument – called as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Photography opportunities are unlimited.

When it comes to afternoon, you will travel to Ang Nam Ngum Reservoir which was created in 1971 when Nam Ngum River was dammed. Along the travel, expect the stopover in H’mong village and the market at KM52. In the late afternoon, you reach Nam Ngum and get a transfer to the hotel before the amazing twilight over the lake as well as the far-off mountains.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nam Ngum

DAY 3: FREE AT SANCTUARY NAM NGUM RESORT

You’re expected to get up early to grasp the view of the dramatic dawn over the beautiful Nam Ngum Lake and witness how the locals make preparation for their working days.
It is your free and easy day in Nam Ngum. So, take your time to explore the resort, enjoy some relaxing activities, or get out to explore the nearby fishing villages.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nam Ngum

Note: Choices of the enjoyable water activities are abundant such as boating, kayaking, water skiing, etc.

DAY 4: NAM NGUM – VIENTIANE – BUDDHA PARK

After the time for breakfast in Nam Ngum hotel, you transfer back to Vientiane. Along the road, there include the stop at Ban Keun Village which is recognizable for the salt extraction plant as well as the Laos whiskey extraction. Then, spend some time at Dong Markhai Market where to find numerous items, ranging from household items to plenty of the processed insect dishes. Around noon, you reach Vientiane and check in the hotel.
After the rest, invest your afternoon in Buddha Park which houses the impressive collection of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures. The Park is set on the grassland of Mekong riverside, just close to the Friendship Bridge. The Buddha Park covers nearly 200 religious images whose history can be dated back to over 500 years ago. Such images were made by an unknown monk who populated his philosophy and introduced his ideas about the universe. In the late afternoon, you will approach Wat Si Muang – the enchanting and amazing attraction noted for its supernatural potency. The day tour ends perfectly with the happy view of the stunning twilight over the powerful Mekong River.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Vientiane

DAY 5: VIENTIANE – DEPARTURE

Before the departure flight, enjoy your free time in the destination. End of Nam Ngum Lake Tour 4 Days.

Meals: Breakfast

End of Services

Services included:

• Private and air-conditioned transportation
• Twin shared room accommodation
• Charges for boat trip in the mentioned sights
• English-speaking tour guide
• Entrance fee to mentioned sights
• Meals included in the program
• Government tax and service charge
• Luggage transfer and mineral water

Services excluded:

• Visa stamping fee upon your arrival
• The separately quoted air tickets
• Travel Insurance in all types
• Single room (quoted individually)
• Other foreign language tour guides
• Rates for peak tourist season or special event not mentioned in the inclusion
• Tips, drinks, other personal expenses

Remarks:

• Itinerary is subject to change due on the issues of confirmed flights, road status, and room availability.
• Hotel names listed above might not meet your standard of expectation, typically in the distant region where the accommodation choice is limited.
• Prices are subject to change depending on VAT or other tax increases as well as USD currency fluctuations.

Price per person in US$
Private party of 1 Oct 2016 – 30 Apr 2017 1 May – 30 Sep 2017
1 participants  937  912
2 participants  483  470
3 -4 participants  381  368
5-6 participants  317  305
Single Supplement  150  137

Hotels in Nam Ngum Lake Tour Package:

• Vientiane: S Park Design Hotel*** (Deluxe Room)
• Nam Ngum: Sanctuary Nam Ngum Resort*** (Superior Room)

Exclusivity
Nam Ngum Lake

Within 90km north of Vientiane, the spacious Ang Nam Ngum Reservoir is nestled on the northern edge of Vientiane place where is propitious for growing rice in the flatlands encompassing the capital. The deep water of the Reservoir was formed by damming Nam Ngum River in 1971. The site has the highlights of the forest-covered islands stretching to a wonderful horizon lined with the misty mountains. Also, Nam Ngum Lake is now the favorite weekend venue for the travelers to enjoy peace and relaxation at the developing accommodation in the area.

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