1. Vientiane: Private Full-Day Tour with Buddha Park and Lunch
Following hotel pickup at 9am start your day by visiting the Buddha Park, which is located 25 km outside of Vientiane city. The park is filled with over 200 Buddhist and Hindu sculptures, including a giant reclining Buddha. Next, head back into the city and visit the COPE Visitor Centre, which is dedicated to educating visitors about the ongoing impact of unexploded ordnance (UXO) on Lao people's lives. The Patuxai Monument is a triumphal arch that was built in the 1960s and resembles Paris's Arc de Triomphe. You can climb to the top for great views of the city. Learn about Laos's history and culture at the Lao National Museum, which is located in a beautiful French colonial building. Have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit Wat Sisaket, which is the oldest temple in Vientiane and is famous for its thousands of Buddha statues. Finally, end your day at That Luang, which is Laos's national symbol and the most important religious monument in the country. The golden stupa is stunning at sunset.