Travel visa: Laos’ Answer to a Walk on Through a Rich History

There are thousands of locations throughout Vientiane in Laos to see. Each site has unique attributes that are indicative of only themselves offering visitors a chance to soak in a variety of the aspects of Laos’s culture. Here are a few of the most famous stops along the way when having a travel visa to Vietnam.

Wat Sisaket

There is once place in Vientiane where visitors can find thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows with hundreds of seated Buddhas. Wat Sisaket is famous for its cloister wall where these images reside. Many of the Buddahs date back from the 16th and 19th centuries. They are made of wood, stone and bronze and are many different sizes. At last count there are over 6,800 Buddhas at Wat Sisaket.

Wat Sisaket is also famous for the beautiful architecture and layout of its temple area. The history dates back to an amazing 1818 and the area is made up of surrounding verandas, an ornate five-tiered roof, a drum tower, a small library building with a Burmese-style roof and the flowered ceiling of the ordination hall. Wat Sisaket is located opposite the Presidential Palace and was built by Chao Anuvong, the last king of the Lan Xang Kingdom. The early Bangkok-style architecture draws many a curious visitor. Wat Sisket is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Laos.

Bolaven Plateau and Tad Fane Waterfall

If there is one place everyone should visit in the Champasak Providence it is Bolaven Plateau. This southern Laotian location is popular because of its scenery, ethnic villages and friend locals. It is home to spectacular waterfalls including Tad Fane and Dong Hua Sao. The elevation here ranges from 1,000 to 1,350 meters above sea level allowing the waterfalls a lot of brevity when it comes to water flow and gravity. This is a farmer’s area and they produce some of the best tea and coffee in the country. Many visitors come to the Bolaven Plateau for the hiking because the area offers many chances to hike and explore.

The Tad Fane twin falls drop over 100 meters down the steep cliffs into a gorge. Many world travelers have put this destination on their itinerary. Tad Fane is located just west of Paksong Town. This is a rainforest area that is part of a big national park. The national park is home to leopards, tigers, elephants and monkeys.