Vientiane Lifestyle by Tuk Tuk

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning or Afternoon


  • See the heart of Vientiane aboard the iconic tuk tuk
  • Explore the sights, smells and tastes of Thong Khan Kham market 
  • Marvel at the large bronze Buddha at Wat Ong Teu
  • Discover Wat Simuang and learn the legend behind the sacred pillar

tour details

Discover the timeless temples, the main markets and a textile workshop on board an iconic tuk tuk.

Why choose this tour?

Cultural highlights with a twist as you travel like a local on a tuk tuk through the heart of Vientiane.

tour description

Discover the "real" Vientiane by local transport. Board a tuk tuk (max. 4 pax per tuk tuk) and begin your sightseeing with a visit to the fresh market of Thong Khan Kham. This market is wildly colourful and photo opportunities are plentiful. An olfactory delight - amid the baskets piled with rice, eggs, and tea, ducks, pigs and fish both alive and dead, are food stalls selling noodles, soup, and 'food to go' wrapped in banana leaves. Existing cheek by jowl with these stalls are sellers of jasmine, orchids, and marigolds - the latter being woven into garlands for temple offerings.

After the market, continue on to visit Wat Ong Teu, the temple with the biggest bronze Buddha. Next, visit Wat Inpeng and the last temple stop is at Wat Simuang, known as the the sacred pillar temple.

Finally, before heading back, browse the stalls at the Talat Sao (Morning market) nearby to see the "modern" market selling electronics, clothes and DVDs.

Transfer back to your hotel.

NOTE: if client have more 4 pax then we provide additional tuk tuks.

customise the tour

Combine with another half day tour:

  • Half day Vientiane City and Temples tour
  • Half day City tour by bicycle
  • Half day Buddha Park tour

Extend your stay in Vientiane to take one of these day tours:

  • Vientiane Orchid Trek
  • Vientiane Nam Ngum Lake
  • Vientiane Phou Khao Khuay


  • Transfers and tours with Local Guide in private air-conditioned vehicles and tuk tuk
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & Cool tower are available on the vehicles
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Tour code: AVTTEC

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