Vientiane is probably the most laid-back capital city in Southeast Asia. This is a good thing if you want to relax while enjoying the convenience of the big city. If you have a day to spend in Vientiane, check out the Patuxai Victory Monument and Pha That Luang (National Symbol of Laos). Or, simply watch the sunset along the peaceful Mekong riverside.

Vientiane-Wattay International Airport (VTE) is the primary flight hub of Laos. You can also reach Vientiane by land from Bangkok, Thailand via the Nong Khai-Thanaleng border crossing. Travel time by train from Bangkok to Nong Khai is around 12 hours. From Thanaleng, the land journey to the center of Vientiane is another 1 hour.

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