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Thai Airways Flights to Vientiane (VTE)

Popular Offers for Tickets to Vientiane*

  1. BKK-VTE

    Bangkok (BKK) to Vientiane (VTE)

    22/07/2019-

    23/07/2019

    THB6,370

    ​Round trip | Economy

  2. TYO-VTE

    Tokyo (TYO) to Vientiane (VTE)

    27/09/2019-

    05/10/2019

    JPY59,920

    ​Round trip | Economy

  3. ZRH-VTE

    Zurich (ZRH) to Vientiane (VTE)

    16/10/2019-

    24/10/2019

    CHF794

    ​Round trip | Economy

  4. SIN-VTE

    Singapore (SIN) to Vientiane (VTE)

    21/07/2019-

    25/07/2019

    SGD258

    ​Round trip | Economy

  5. CDG-VTE

    Paris (CDG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    13/09/2019-

    05/10/2019

    EUR637

    ​Round trip | Economy

  6. MNL-VTE

    Manila (MNL) to Vientiane (VTE)

    01/08/2019-

    06/08/2019

    USD286

    ​Round trip | Economy

*Best fares on flights found by others in the last 48 hours.

Compare Airfare Deals to Vientiane*

  1. Bangkok (BKK) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    BKK-VTE

    20/12/2019

    BKK-VTE

    31/12/2019

    THB6,370
  2. Zurich (ZRH) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    ZRH-VTE

    22/11/2019

    ZRH-VTE

    08/12/2019

    CHF720
  3. Tokyo (TYO) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    TYO-VTE

    01/11/2019

    TYO-VTE

    04/11/2019

    JPY77,220
  4. Singapore (SIN) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    SIN-VTE

    21/11/2019

    SIN-VTE

    25/11/2019

    SGD258
  5. Brussels (BRU) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    BRU-VTE

    03/11/2019

    BRU-VTE

    18/11/2019

    EUR598
  6. Frankfurt (FRA) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    FRA-VTE

    20/11/2019

    FRA-VTE

    09/12/2019

    EUR593
  7. Perth (PER) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    PER-VTE

    22/10/2019

    PER-VTE

    06/11/2019

    AUD783
  8. London (LHR) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    LHR-VTE

    23/10/2019

    LHR-VTE

    10/11/2019

    GBP553
  9. Paris (CDG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    CDG-VTE

    19/01/2020

    CDG-VTE

    06/02/2020

    EUR653
  10. Hong Kong (HKG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    HKG-VTE

    13/12/2019

    HKG-VTE

    31/12/2019

    HKD2,822

*Best fares on flights found by others in the last 48 hours.

Thai Airways Flights to Vientiane (VTE)

Traveling to Vientiane

Overview

Vientiane may be Laos’s capital. But spend time at its temples and strolling along the Mekong riverfront and you could be forgiven for thinking that this was a pretty provincial town. Time moves at its own pace here, making it a truly unique South East Asian city.

Getting around

Vientiane is a small, flat city, therefore perfect for covering by bike. Most hotels can arrange hire for those who fancy cycling. Metered taxis have become increasingly visible, while private cabs are easy to find. Tuk-tuks are available, but sometimes make multiple pick-ups. Negotiate fares before setting off.

See & do

Although Vientiane is smaller than other Southeast Asian capitals, it has a surprising number of things to do. The golden stupa of Pha That Luang should be your first stop. Originally a Hindu temple dating back to the third century, today it’s one of Laos’s most important Buddhist sites. Monks pad through its cloisters, where statues of Buddhas loom at every turn.

Vientiane’s other must–see religious site is Wat Si Muang. This golden temple is home to the city’s guardian spirit, an old Buddha statue that the city’s population believes can grant wishes. The place is always busy with locals making offerings.

The fascinating Kaysone Phomvihane Memorial pays tribute to Laos’s most revered leader. The bronze statue out front is just a taste of things to come, with the museum housing a full-scale model of Kaysone’s childhood home and school classroom. Artefacts look at Laos’s war with the U.S. and its role in that country’s fight with neighbouring Vietnam.

No trip to Vientiane is complete without taking a sunset stroll along the Mekong waterfront. The whole city seems to emerge for this nightly ritual, with youngsters playing football or kicking back with a Beerlao as the light fades.

Hidden gems

A visitor centre for a disabled charity has fast become one of Vientiane’s most interesting and heart-warming destinations. COPE (Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise) helps local people get over debilitating injuries suffered as a result of landmines and unexploded bombs from its late 20th century guerrilla war. The information centre has films on show, plus a gift shop that donates all proceeds to the charity.

The excellent Laos Textiles Museum offers the chance to learn about traditional design, with a focus on the country’s minority ethnic groups.

Food & drink

Vientiane’s French colonial past, coupled with a rich local culinary tradition, makes it one of the best cities for food in South East Asia. Makphet, which helps train disadvantaged kids in kitchen and restaurant skills, serves a range of Laos classics. Try the lahp: a traditional dish of minced fish with herbs and raw veg.

Fresh bread fiends should check out Le Banneton, which serves croissants that would make a Parisian blush. Its baguettes are excellent too. For more French flavours, but with a Laotian twist, try Bistrot 22. The cauliflower soup is a highlight, while the steaks are first rate.

Weather in Vientiane

Saturday overcast clouds
32°C 20/07/2019
Sunday heavy intensity rain
33°C 21/07/2019
Monday heavy intensity rain
26°C 22/07/2019
Tuesday light rain
24°C 23/07/2019
Wednesday light rain
26°C 24/07/2019
Thursday overcast clouds
26°C 25/07/2019
Friday broken clouds
33°C 26/07/2019
Generated by: OpenWeatherMap.org