An ancient myth tells us that Vientiane was created by the seven headed Naga Souvannanak. Originally called ...[+]
An ancient myth tells us that Vientiane was created by the seven headed Naga Souvannanak. Originally called Ban Nong Khanthae Phiseuanam, it was originally a village. It later became “Vientiane” town under the leadership of the first Governor, Bourichan or Phraya Chanthabouly Pasitthisak, between 430-120 B.C. In 1357 King Fa Ngoum held celebrations for the great victory to unify all Lao territories. This enhanced his prestige and power over the nobility throughout the Lane Xang and neighboring kingdoms. In 1560, King Saysettha moved from Luang Prabang to declare Vientiane as the capital city of the Lane Xang kingdom.
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According to myth Vientiane was created by the Naga Souvannanak who instructed Prince Thattaradtha to start ...[+]
According to myth Vientiane was created by the Naga Souvannanak who instructed Prince Thattaradtha to start a new city on the eastern bank of the river opposite Maha Thani Si Phan Phao. It became Vientiane when named by the first Governor, Bourichan or Phraya Chanthabouly Pasitthisak, between 430-120 B.C. Having been razed by Siamese forces in 1827 it fell into ruin and was almost swallowed up the encroaching jungle. However, it passed into French rule in 1893 and it was they who built the beautiful impressive city that your Laos holiday will uncover.
Savor the crafts, culture and hospitality of Laos with a river trip, visits to ancient temples, a gorgeous p...[+]
Savor the crafts, culture and hospitality of Laos with a river trip, visits to ancient temples, a gorgeous palace and traditional villages. This trip includes comfortable hotels and intimate cultural encounters that you surely will fall in love with.
Visit a Bear Rescue Center which provides information on the efforts being made to protect these endangered ...[+]
Visit a Bear Rescue Center which provides information on the efforts being made to protect these endangered animals. As dawn breaks see residents of the city offer food to long lines of orange robe clad monks who disembark from pagodas in a magical morning ritual. Learn more about Lao culture and its great diversity of hill tribes at the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre. Enjoy an evening Lao tea tasting ceremony.
Travel to South-East Asia and discover the region's natural beauty, delicious food and lively spirit on a tr...[+]
Travel to South-East Asia and discover the region's natural beauty, delicious food and lively spirit on a trip that includes a leisurely Mekong boat ride to Luang Prabang. Laos is the rural version of "Truly Asia"!
If you’re planning a trip to Vientiane, Nam Ngum Lake can be a good alternative. Secluded from the hassle Nam Ngum Lake, situated in the green valley is a man made reservoir bestowed with spectacular & picturesque surround is perfect place to unwind you. You could enjoy a boat ride along the waves on very reasonable rates. A good place to hangout & admire after a tired up session of traveling.
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