Nam Ngum Dam Day Tour

Nam Ngum Dam Day Tour
vang xangfisherman nam ngum lakevang vieng
Nam Ngum Lake is some 80km to the north of Vientiane. The beautiful scenery over the Nam Ngum River and its green valley is enhanced by the presence of this vast, spectacular lake. This day tour offers you the chance to be in nature, take a boat trip in one of the largest man-made lakes in South-East Asia, visit local villages and the ruins of a 8-11th Century Mon-Khmer site, also a visit to Vangxang, an 11th century Buddhist archeological site, and a stop at the Zoo at Ban Keun.

Tour Itinerary

Morning pick up at your hotel in Vientiane, drive north to Nam Ngum Dam. On the way, stop at the Hmong village to visit the Market and meet the people. Then continue to visit the Archaeological site of Vang Xang which was built during the Hmong-Khmer Empire between the 8th and 11th century. We arrive at Nam Ngum Reservoir at lunch time, your lunch will be served at the boat restaurant on the lake.

After lunch, embark for a boat ride to visit fishing villages in the islands (1.5 hours). On the way back to Vientiane, visit a traditional salt abstraction site at Ban Keun and continue to Dong Mark Khai Market where local people gather to sale wild animals and large selection of insects. Back at your hotel in Vientiane in the late afternoon.

Tour price

Private 1 day tour Nam Ngum Dam from Vientiane.

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
USD/person $143 $108 $85 $58

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

Tour inclusive

  • Transportation in private vehicle to/from Vientiane,
  • English speaking guide,
  • Admission fee and boat trip as mentioned,
  • Lunch & Mineral water

Tour exclusive

  • Drinks and personal expenses, other not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance,
  • Gratuities (optional)

Request a quote

Nam Ngum Dam Day Tour

Your contact information

You might interest: