Vang Vieng, Laos: the gem of Southeast Asia

By Farawaysuites | Dec 29, 2018
Asia > Laos > Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is well know for its natural wonders such as exquisite emerald blue lagoons, kilometres long caves and the dreamy Namsong river Other then beautiful nature there is also the notorious party scene for the fancier. In short Vang Vieng has many possibilities to offer for the relaxing traveller, the adventurer and the party goer. You will never be bored here.

Namson river and mountains in Vang Vieng

Namson river and mountains in Vang Vieng

Cave exploration in Vang Vieng

Cave exploration in Vang Vieng

You May explore the many caves in the surrounding beautiful mountains. They are just a short walk away. You can combine this with a tuff hike to the incredible viewpoints on the top of the karts mountains. Or for the more skilled there are even rock climbing cliffs. In the mountainous jungle there are several zip lining.

Landscape and mountains in Vang Vieng

Landscape and mountains in Vang Vieng

View Point

View Point

Ziplining in Vang Vieng

Ziplining in Vang Vieng

For more relaxing activities you can bike or take a tuk tuk to the bluelagoons. These small lakes located at the bottom of the mountain jungle are emerald blue lakes which provide a nice refreshment in the hot climate. At several locations you have to possibilities to rent buggy cars to explore the surrounding local villages and you can make several stops to visit all 7 bluelagoons.

Blue lagoon 1

Blue lagoon 1

Buggy rides

Buggy rides

The river you can explore by small boat or kayak or you can let yourself float on the river by a redundant car tube. A long the way on the river there are several bars where you can enjoy a drink with your fellow travelers and dance to till the sunset sets.

Tubing in Vang Vieng with bars stops on the Nam Som river

Tubing in Vang Vieng with bars stops on the Nam Som river

Tubing and party on the river nam son

Tubing and party on the river nam son

For the nighlife, there are several bars and clubs. The most famous is the notorious Sakura Night Club and the full moon bar with the "special" menu and the famous barkeepers PIPI and his wife NOI.

nighlife sakura bar

nighlife sakura bar

full mon bar Vang vieng

full mon bar Vang vieng

The best restaurant in town is Il Tavolo. They serve italian food at an affortable price.

Italian restaurant IL TAVOLO

Italian restaurant IL TAVOLO

Cave River Waterfall Tubing Landscapes Mountain

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