Bicycling around Vientiane

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Bicycling around Vientiane
Bicycling around Vientiane

Bicycling around Vientiane will take you to the main attractions in the city of the fullmoon – an ancient city, situated on the bend on the left bank of the Mekong that is the largest city and the capital of Laos.

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Itinerary

In the morning time, visitors take a sightseeing tour of Vientiane, to visit religious museums of Wat Sisaket, the oldest temple to have been survived from the Siamese war of 1828 and its cloister contains more than 8000 Buddha statues;

Ho Prakeo
Ho Prakeo

Ho Prakeo, the former home-temple of the emerald Buddha statue or Pra Keo from the early time of Lane Xang Kingdom until 18th century, but today it contains a collection of Buddha statues, antiques and all artifacts found in around Vientiane;

That Luang Stupa, the single most important monument in Laos, which was built to cover the original small stupa containing a piece of the chest bone of Buddha, That Luang serves as the main and symbolic stupa in Laos. It’s also our national symbol and recognizable throughout the world, gathering place for national Buddhism ceremony. It’s also the biggest stupa in Laos;

That Luang Stupa
That Luang Stupa

Patouxay (Arch de Triumph), built quite recently in commemoration of those who died during the wars in the past and it is today as the land-mark of Vientiane. Lunch is served in a local restaurant.

Some tips

What to bring: Hat, Sun-cream, Robust footwear, Personal belongings, Pocket money.
Time to visit: On Saturday, the visit should be done in the morning time. On Sunday, no visit will be done as the place is closed from Saturday afternoon before it reopens on Monday morning.