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Thai Airways Flights to Vientiane (VTE)

Popular Offers for Tickets to Vientiane*

  1. BKK-VTE

    Bangkok (BKK) to Vientiane (VTE)

    24/11/2018-

    25/11/2018

    THB 5,700

    ​Round trip | Economy

  2. SIN-VTE

    Singapore (SIN) to Vientiane (VTE)

    15/02/2019-

    18/02/2019

    SGD 303

    ​Round trip | Economy

  3. CDG-VTE

    Paris (CDG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    08/12/2018-

    15/12/2018

    EUR 667

    ​Round trip | Economy

  4. MUC-VTE

    Munich (MUC) to Vientiane (VTE)

    12/02/2019-

    06/03/2019

    EUR 653

    ​Round trip | Economy

  5. HKG-VTE

    Hong Kong (HKG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    15/12/2018-

    19/12/2018

    HKD 2,582

    ​Round trip | Economy

  6. TYO-VTE

    Tokyo (TYO) to Vientiane (VTE)

    02/12/2018-

    06/12/2018

    JPY 72,720

    ​Round trip | Economy

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

Compare Airfare Deals to Vientiane*

  1. Singapore (SIN) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    SIN - VTE

    01/05/2019

    VTE - SIN

    08/05/2019

    SGD 265
  2. Paris (CDG) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    CDG - VTE

    03/03/2019

    VTE - CDG

    27/03/2019

    EUR 667
  3. Munich (MUC) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    MUC - VTE

    05/03/2019

    VTE - MUC

    18/03/2019

    EUR 610
  4. Tokyo (TYO) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    TYO - VTE

    27/04/2019

    VTE - TYO

    05/05/2019

    JPY 135,720
  5. Frankfurt (FRA) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    FRA - VTE

    26/03/2019

    VTE - FRA

    17/04/2019

    EUR 618
  6. London (LHR) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    LHR - VTE

    26/03/2019

    VTE - LHR

    24/04/2019

    GBP 545
  7. Los Angeles (LAX) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    LAX - VTE

    02/03/2019

    VTE - LAX

    18/04/2019

    USD 1,507
  8. Sydney (SYD) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    SYD - VTE

    18/03/2019

    VTE - SYD

    25/03/2019

    AUD 868
  9. Osaka (KIX) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    KIX - VTE

    07/03/2019

    VTE - KIX

    12/03/2019

    JPY 71,150
  10. Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Vientiane (VTE)

    ​Round trip | Economy
    KUL - VTE

    29/05/2019

    VTE - KUL

    01/06/2019

    MYR 606

*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

Monday few clouds
25°C 19/11/2018
Tuesday light rain
28°C 20/11/2018
Wednesday sky is clear
30°C 21/11/2018
Thursday sky is clear
31°C 22/11/2018
Friday sky is clear
29°C 23/11/2018
Saturday sky is clear
29°C 24/11/2018
Sunday sky is clear
28°C 25/11/2018
Generated by: OpenWeatherMap.org