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Vientiane Province < < Back

Location: Central Laos

Natural Protected Areas: Phou Phanang & Phou Khao Khouay

Main Ethnic Groups: Lao

Ecotourism Attractions: Vientiane Province, not to be confused with Vientiane Capital, has very good sites for rafting and kayaking on the Song, Nam Lik and Nam Ngum Rivers. There is also ecotourism accommodation on the Nam Lik River operated by Adventure Lao.

A variety of birds cab be viewed at an artificial lake near Ban Sivilay village. The locals protect the birds and benefit from your visit by charging a small entrance fee to the lake.

The Phou Phanang National Protected Area is not frequently visited by tourists, but it is home to a herd of wild elephants. To view them, book a tour through an agent and/or take a local village guide. Namsuang is a popular waterfall on the way to Phou Phanang. .

For those interested in handicraft production, visit the Ban Ilai market in Muang Naxaithong, which has a good selection of basketry, pottery and other traditional crafts.

Eco Lodges in Vientiane Province

Trekking in Vientiane Province
Rock Climbing in Vientiane Province


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