The surreal beauty and Landscape of the Song river at Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng

Picturesque landscape of soaring karsts and caves

Vang Vieng is a quaint town located 155km/99mi north of Vientiane, on the road towards Luang Prabang. Situated next to the Nam Song River and surrounded by towering limestone karsts, Vang Vieng offers stunning river views and has become a mecca for adventure sports. Popular activities include mountain biking, kayaking, caving, and river rafting.


  • Rugged beauty and unspoilt nature
  • A haven for ecotourism and outdoor adventure
Within Easy Reach Of...
Vientiane 3hr 45min drive
Luang Prabang 6hr drive
Travel Tips
  • Explore some of the many caves in Vang Vieng including Tham Nam, Tham Hoi, and Tham Jang
  • Take a kayaking trip down the Nam Song River with spectacular scenic views of the limestone karts along the way
  • Learn rock climbing with half-day and full-day courses at a climbing school

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