Indochina Highlight

Travel Indochina to explore the most beautiful landscapes, meet the most friendly locals and try the most special food in each place where you land. Indochina is included Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, and with a lot of the wonderful natural and cultural heritages sites in these three countries, your tour to Cambodia is sure very fun and worth.

Nowadays, it is also easy and convenient for the tourist to combine to travel Indochina, and to get a suitable trip, then you should start the trip in Vietnam, then forward to Cambodia, finally travel Laos because it is very convenient for you to take a bus, a short flight or even by hydrofoil from Ho Chi Minh City the most bustling city in Vietnam to enter to Cambodia, and from Cambodia you should catch a short flight to Laos. Depending on your long period permits to cover full highlights of Indochina, but normally at least you also need around 7-15 days to encompass all main highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. And, travel to each country in Indochina, then you should miss to travel main sights such as with Vietnam you must see Hanoi the capital of Vietnam, then Halong Bay where was accepted as one of the natural heritages sites in the world by UNESCO, Hue and Hoi An these are the main two sites belong to the central of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City or still called Saigon the most bustling and busy city of Vietnam, the Mekong River delta (if you have more time and prefer to meet the ethnic locals in the mountainous areas of Vietnam, then you must travel Sapa where is available the most mighty landscapes in the northern Vietnam).

From Ho Chi Minh City, you should catch a short flight to Cambodia (Siem Reap or Phnom Penh), if you have around 3 days, then you should catch a hydrofoil from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh to cover the main sites of Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia, then catch a short flight (or the local bus) from Phnom Penh to go to Siem Reap where is available the great cultural structure of Angkor Wat Temple as well Angkor Temple Complex (please note that it takes around 8 hours by the local bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, but it is just around 50 minutes by a flight for this way).

From Siem Reap, you should catch a short flight to Laos (Luang Prabang or Vientiane), if you have around 3-4 days, then you should visit both of Luang Prabang and Vientiane), if you have a short time, then please choose Luang Prabang because this place was accepted by UNESCO as one of the cultural heritages sites in the world, this destination is very special and different from any other site in the world, it is very peaceful and tranquil, travel Luang Prabang you will have a chance to meet the most honest and friendly locals as well as explore the special historical structures which were preserved very very carefully by the government as well as people at here.

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

If you think that Laos does not have many attractive beauty spots like other Asian countries, you are totally wrong. This country strongly impresses visitors from all over the world by its outstanding natural and historical characteristics. It will be the best choice for you to have a Laos travel and experience stunning landscapes in this great country.

Vang Vieng

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Located approximately 150km from Lao capital-Vientiane, Vang Vieng is a small town lying in the beauty of green enormous mountains. It is well-known as a peaceful countryside with fresh air and a famous tourist attraction of this beautiful country. Although it does not have beautiful buildings, modern resorts or wide stone streets, every year, Vang Vieng attracts a huge number of tourists which definitely outnumber the population of the town having only 50,000 local people. With the advantage of ideal landscapes, the mountain back against the river, Vang Vieng town is reputable for a peaceful countryside beside Nam Song River

Khoun Kong Leng Lake

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

The lake is about 30 km away from Thakhaek town, Khammouane Province. It is outstanding with the crystal blue watercolor. The lake water comes from an underground river which has been filtered through the limestone layer located around the mountain. Near the bridge, visitors are allowed to swim and bath. Alternatively, you can take a relaxing trip on the road around the stunning forest

Pha That Luang

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Pha That Luang is a large gold-covered Buddhist stupa in the center of Vientiane, Laos. It is an important monument and becomes a great pride of Lao people. Built on an old Khmer temple in the 16th century, these great temple towers have experienced may ups and downs moments of Lao history and still kept their diverse architectural beauty. The architecture of the building includes many references to Lao culture and identity. Therefore, it has become a symbol of Lao nationalism. The stupa today consists of three levels, each conveying a reflection of part of the Buddhist doctrine

Kuang Si Waterfall

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Kuang Si is a complex of three waterfalls. The height of the main waterfall is 60m with the water pouring down from the top creating white foams and a dramatic scene. It is one of the most attractive tourist destinations of the country. Here, visitors not only can visit the mountains but also climb and swim in the waterfall. Immersed in the fresh air of Kuang Si, visitors also hear a lot of lovely birdsongs with the noise of the waterfall which brings about the feeling of harmony and excitement

Plain of Jars

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Located about 30km from Phon Sa Vanh town which is the administrative center of Xieng Khouang province, the jars’field is located on a vast ten-hectare plateau. However, due to be affected by landmines left over after the end of Indochina war, there is only a part of the plan revealed to visitors and researchers. Discovered by scientists more than one century ago, until now, the appearance and purpose of these jars still remains a mystery.

Tham Khoun Xe cave

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Tham Khoun Xe, which is also known under the name “Xe Bang Fai”, is a vast river cave located in Khammouane province in Central Laos. The cave was discovered by a group of French explorers in 1905. According to the expedition’s report, it is said that Tham Khoun Xe cave is an underground section of the Xe Bang Fai River, one of the largest river caves in the world with a variety of giant caves which are about 120 meters high, 200 meters wide and has many impressive geological features. In the cave, there is a beautiful green forest at the entrance with other unique colors creating a unique array of colors on the limestone walls

Si Phan Don

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

Si Phan Don in Laos language means 4,000 islands. Si Phan Don is characterized by numerous islands, half of which are submerged when the Mekong River is in the flood. The principal islands of Si Phan Don are Don Khong (the largest), and Don Det and Don Khon. It is a destination that every visitor always wants to look at when coming to this country. Here, you will definitely want to spend 24 hours exploring on four-wheeled cars or boats down the stream and watching rare pink dolphins

Wat Phu

8 beautiful tourism destinations in Laos

The most typical cultural work of Champasak province is Wat Phu shrine – the World Cultural Heritage. It is 40km away from the south of Pakse, along the banks of the Mekong River. Wat Phu is a complex of stone monuments built from the 9th to 13th century. Especially, it is considered one of the most sacred temples in this ancient kingdom. Wat Phu consists of the style of Hinduism architecture praising the Shiva God. This architecture is evaluated closely to the World Cultural Heritage Site of Angkor Wat in the neighbor country- Cambodia.

All these stunning views will create a wonderful impression on travelers. Not only can this country bring about the best moments ever, it also attracts you by the mysterious history of each landscape and interesting stories about them. Obviously, Laos is an ideal destination for tourists from all over the world.

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