1 day
Duration
7/10
physicality
Saigon
location
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
group-size
Year-round
dates

Nam Ngum Lake Excursion

Explore the beauty and culture of Laos on a day trip to Nam Ngum Lake and admire the natural landscape of the lake with various stunning islands.

ARRIVAL LOCATION Vientiane
DEPARTURE LOCATION
Vientiane
INCLUDED
Private transfers
Professional guide Meals (Lunch)
Boat cruises Entrance fees
NOT INCLUDED
Internal and external flights
Personal expenses
Visa fee
Travel insurance

This Laos excurions starts from Vientiane, make your way to Nam Ngum, a huge reservoir created by damming the Nam Ngum River, which is an ideal place for those looking for an enjoyable escape when the heat becomes unbearable in the city. An enjoyable stop enroute is Ban Keun where local people extract the salt. Cruise on the tranquil water to explore the beautiful landscape of the lake. Meet hill trible people in local market.

Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Vientiane around 8:00am to depart for Nam Ngum Lake. Head out of Vientiane on Road No.10, making a stop at Ban Keun village, known for its traditional method of salt extraction. Later, visit Ban Pak Khanhung and observe locals distilling pungent vats of sticky rice wine.

Arrive at Nam Ngum Lake and set sail around its tranquil waters. Enjoy panoramic views of this vast artificial lake and its small islands, formed after the Ngum River was dammed. Take a swim before heading back to land for an authentic Lao lunch.

After lunch, make your way back to Vientiane along Highway No.13 and stop by the archaeological treasure chest of Vang Xang, where ancient stone-carved Buddhas are still being unearthed. Then, stop at a local market frequented by members of the H’mong ethnic minority group before arriving in Vientiane late in the afternoon. End of services.

Nam Ngum Lake Adventure
Nam Ngum lake
Nam Ngum Lake tour
Nam Ngum Lake Adventure
Sunset in Nam Ngum lake

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