Monday, September 30, 2019

Tourist attractions in Laos (Part 1)

Luang Prabang
It is a country with more mountains than plains and completely without bordering sea. Laos always brings the feeling of turning back time for anyone coming here. Unlike the integration of Southeast Asian countries, Laos still maintains a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. And the tourist destinations in Laos are the clearest expression of this.

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Vang Vieng
Vang Vieng.

Vang Vieng

This small town is located about 150km from Vientiane, surrounded by immense mountains and hills, lush green forests, Vang Vieng town is extremely peaceful and fresh. It is famous for its ancient architecture, a completely traditional space without any modern resort or entertainment area but Vang Vieng welcomes hundreds of visitors every year.

This tourist destination in Laos is located along the Nam Song River which is considered a paradise of discovery for young people who love conquering rapids in the world. Come here, you should rent a nice car and make a tour of the ancient caves. Coming to this location, visitors also do not miss watching the sunset and the sunrise on the river extremely peaceful

Admire the Mekong river

One of the tourist destinations in Laos that no tourists do not know is the Mekong River. The Mekong River with a length of 4350 km is the largest river in Southeast Asia. Originating from China and going through 5 countries in the region including Laos. If you book a flight to Laos in the dry season, you can follow the Mekong River to admire the beautiful natural scenery on both sides of the river from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang.

Tourists often choose to hire a boat to go along the river so that they can see the whole scene as well as go through the impressive dense jungle. Seeing the Mekong River is one of the interesting experiences and also an impressive tourist destination you cannot miss.
Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is compared to Siem Reap of Cambodia and Hue of Vietnam, this ancient city is gradually renovating to deserve to be called the tourist city of Laos. Along the peaceful Mekong River, Luang Prabang hides ancient architectural works bearing the special feats of long-standing Lao people.

It is said when looking at the ancient capital of Luang Prabang that we can imagine and feel the life of ancient Laos. In the mysterious atmosphere and gentle beauty of natural landscapes, the palace buildings are still lofty in Luang Prabang to tell tourists about the ancient history of beautiful Laos.

Hotels, houses or villas in Luang Prabang are a delicate combination of French architecture and traditional Lao style. All create the beauty of both modern and ancient. It is this uniqueness that makes Luang Prabang an impressive tourist destination in Laos and also a charming tourist destination of Southeast Asia.

Tham Khoun Ex Cave

The Tham Khoun Ex nature's masterpiece in Khammouane province is a wonderful and very mysterious natural treasure that nature bestowed on Laos. Like Son Doong cave in Vietnam, Tham Khoun Ex is one of the largest and most mysterious caves in the world. In addition to the strange and impressive geological structures, each visitor will have to drop his soul when admiring the beautiful multi-colorful painting from the lush green primeval forests of iridescent white stalactites, mingled with the sparkling orange light from the terraced fields.

The magical attraction of Tham Khoun Ex makes it easy for anyone who admires unforgettable this wonderful beauty. So if you have the opportunity to visit Laos, do not forget to visit this impressive Laos' cave.
Lao beauty.
Lao beauty.

Pakse, Champasak province

Once the former capital of the Kingdom of Champasak, Pakse today still retains many ancient architectural works in a beautiful and peaceful natural setting. Having been influenced by Cambodian Ang Kor culture for thousands of years, the architectural masterpieces in Pakse still retain the imprints of the powerful ancient Ang Kor empire.

Featured in the historical sites here is the complex of Wat Phu - a cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO in 2001. Wat Phu is a masterpiece of architecture blended with two religions: primitive Buddhism and Indian Hindu. Today this is the place to preserve the oldest historical values of the life of the long-time Lao people. When admiring the magnificent Wat Phu temple, we cannot help but admire the talent and artistic intelligence of ancient Lao artisans.

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