Vientiane - Capital in Lao People's Democratic Republic

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General information about Vientiane

Current time inVientiane 
Day length13:08:01
Golden hour morning05:19:11
Golden hour evening19:12:15
Civil twilight begin05:19:11
Civil twilight end19:12:15
Nautical twilight begin04:51:07
Nautical twilight end19:40:19
Astronomical twilight begin04:22:19
Astronomical twilight end20:09:08

Understanding different times of day is important for many people, including photographers, astronomers, and sailors. Here is a brief overview of various periods that can be useful in different contexts.

Golden Hour: This is the time of morning and evening when the light is most soft and warm, making it ideal for photography. Golden Hour usually occurs just before sunset and after sunrise.

Sunrise and Sunset: These are the moments when the sun appears and disappears beyond the horizon. These moments can be particularly important for navigation and determining the time of day.

Transit: This is the time when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky. It usually occurs around midday.

Civil, Nautical, and Astronomical Twilight: These are different stages between full daylight and full darkness. Civil twilight marks the time when it is bright enough for most outdoor activities. Nautical twilight is the time when sailors can determine their location by measuring the height of stars above the horizon. Astronomical twilight is the time when the sky is dark enough for observing stars and galaxies.

Please note that specific times for each of these periods may vary depending on the season and location, so it is important to regularly check up-to-date information for your location.

City:Vientiane CapitalTimezone Name:Asia/Vientiane
Country Flag:🇱🇦Postal Code at Coord.:01010
Calling Code:856Currency Symbol:
Currency Name:Lao KipCurrency ISO Code:LAK
Road Info Speed In:km/hTraffic Side:right
1000 m

Alternative names (city, town) Vientiane

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Nearest airports

Medium airport
ດ່ານຊາຍແດນສາກົນສະໜາມບິນວັດໄຕ, ຖະໜົນ ເອຊຽນ, ອາກາດ, ວຽງຈັນ, ສີໂຄດຕະບອງ, ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, 01001, ປະເທດລາວ
5 km
Medium airport
อุดรธานี, หนองขอนกว้าง, จังหวัดอุดรธานี, 41000, ประเทศไทย
68 km
Loei Airport
Medium airport
Tesco Lotus, ถนนมลิวรรณ, Ban Khon Kaen, บ้านภูกระแต, นาอาน, จังหวัดเลย, 42000, ประเทศไทย
110 km
Khon Kaen Airport
Medium airport
ท่าอากาศยานขอนแก่น, ซอยสุโขทัยพัฒนา, บ้านสันติสุข, บ้านเป็ด, จังหวัดขอนแก่น, 40000, ประเทศไทย
168 km
Sayaboury Airport
Small airport
สนามบินไซยะบูลี, 4, Ban Tha Na, ໄຊຍະບູລີ, ເມືອງໄຊຍະບູລ, ໄຊຍະບູລີ, ປະເທດລາວ
170 km
Xieng Khouang Airport
Small airport
Xieng Khouang Airport, 1D, ດົງດ່ານ, ເມືອງແປກ, ຊຽງຂວາງ, ປະເທດລາວ
175 km
Sakon Nakhon Airport
Medium airport
Sakon Nakhon Airport (SNO), สน.2034, บ้านชะโนด, ฮางโฮง, จังหวัดสกลนคร, 47000, ประเทศไทย
182 km
Phetchabun Airport
Medium airport
ท่าอากาศยานเพชรบูรณ์, 2215, บ้านร่องกอก, บ้านไร่พัฒนา, จังหวัดเพชรบูรณ์, ประเทศไทย
207 km
Nan Airport
Medium airport
Nan Airport, Worawichai, บ้านบุปผาราม, น่าน, ดู่ใต้, จังหวัดน่าน, 55000, ประเทศไทย
213 km
Luang Phabang International Airport
Medium airport
Meuangnga, ເມືອງຫຼວງພະບາງ, ຫລວງພະບາງ, 10000, ປະເທດລາວ
220 km

Baggage storage

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Order Transfer - Airport

Transfer to and from the airport is an important part of your journey, ensuring comfort and peace of mind for the traveler. Booking an airport transfer can be done in various formats that suit any needs and budgets.

Airport transfer is a service that allows you to reach your destination without any additional stress or worries. You won't have to queue for a taxi or figure out unfamiliar public transportation. All you need to do is pre-book your airport transfer, providing all the necessary details: date and time of arrival or departure, number of passengers, destination address, and so on.

Search queries that can help you find the best transfer options may include "book airport transfer", "airport transfer", "affordable airport transfer", "comfortable airport transfer", "quick airport transfer", "high-quality airport transfer", and many others.

With a wide range of transfer services available, you can book vehicles of various classes, from economy to premium, or even a minivan for larger groups. There are also special services, such as transfer for people with limited mobility or VIP transfer with a personal driver.

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In general, airport transfer services offer convenience, time savings, and a stress-free experience. Make use of all the search options available to find the most suitable option for you.

Rent a Car

Renting a car is a convenient way to maintain your independence on the road. Whether it's a business trip, vacation, or any other need, car rental allows you to move on your own terms and manage your time more efficiently.

Booking a car rental is a simple process that starts with choosing the right rental agency. By entering search queries like "car rental", "rent a car", "car rental near me", or "long-term car rental", you can explore various offers on the market.

If you're arriving in a city by plane, renting a car at the airport may be the most convenient solution. Look for keywords like "car rental at the airport", "airport car rental", or "car rental at Wattay International Airport" to find the best deals right on the spot.

Depending on your needs, you can book a car of a specific class, model, or brand. Use keywords like "sports car rental", "luxury car rental", or "rent an SUV" to display specific types of vehicles.

Keep in mind that there may be specific requirements for renting a car, including age restrictions, valid driver's license, and driving experience. To stay informed about all the details, try using keywords like "car rental conditions", "requirements for renting a car", or "car rental rules".

In general, car rental can be a convenient and cost-effective solution for many travelers. Use all available search tools to find the best offer and make your journey as comfortable as possible.

Sightseeing tours in Vientiane

Take advantage of the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of historic cities, cozy villages, and thrilling local attractions with our exclusive sightseeing tour offer. Our travel guide website to countries and interesting places serves as your reliable compass in the world of travel, opening doors to the past, present, and future of the most magical corners of our planet. Booking tours in Vientiane is simple and convenient. Just a few steps: select a tour that reflects your interests and preferences from our diverse catalog, place your order, and make a payment. All necessary information, including a detailed tour program and group gathering instructions, will be promptly sent to your email. Don't miss the chance to enrich your life experience by exploring the hidden corners of the world accompanied by experienced guides. Allow yourself to discover new horizons, meet like-minded individuals, and gather unforgettable impressions that will become vivid colors in the palette of your life. With our unique offers, traveling becomes not just a rest but a real adventure and discovery. Book your tour today and start your unforgettable journey!
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List of Populated places near Vientiane

In this section of our website, you will find a list of settlements, cities, municipalities, and villages located a short distance from Vientiane. Here you will find detailed information about each, including nearby hotels, tours that will reveal the historical significance, cultural features, and attractions of these places. This list of settlements will be useful for those planning to travel around the area in search of something new and who want to discover unique places located near Vientiane. A guide to these enchanting settlements will help you plan your travel route and enrich your experience with unique impressions.

Muang Vientiane
~ 0 m.
Ban Sithan Nua
~ 654 m.
Ban Nongdouang
~ 1861 m.
~ 2015 m.
Ban Nongbouathong
~ 2173 m.
Ban Vattai Gnai
~ 2361 m.
Ban Dôngnasôk
~ 2622 m.
Ban Nongpanai
~ 2635 m.
Ban Houadông
~ 3372 m.
Ban Pakthang
~ 3418 m.
Ban Phôntong
~ 3566 m.
Ban Dondèng
~ 3672 m.
Ban Phôn Khéng
~ 4141 m.
Ban Nongping
~ 4238 m.
Ban Phônthan
~ 4253 m.
Ban Houa Bo
~ 4357 m.
Ban Nônpapao
~ 4446 m.
Ban That-Louang
~ 4559 m.
Muang Chanthabouli
~ 4588 m.
Ban Nongtha-Nua
~ 4706 m.
Ban Phônphanao
~ 4838 m.
Muang Sisattanak
~ 4972 m.
Ban Pamai
~ 5122 m.
Ban Sikhai
~ 5197 m.
Ban Chommani
~ 5269 m.
Ban Pagnang
~ 5320 m.
Ban Phôsi
~ 5391 m.
Ban Donnôkkhoum
~ 5391 m.
Ban Bo Na Ngoua
~ 5560 m.

List of places within a short radius of Vientiane

In this section, we are pleased to offer you a curated selection of interesting places located near the coordinates specified on the map (open the map in a modal window) within the limits of the settlement Vientiane. Among other things, our list includes such facilities as museums, bars, restaurants, and cafes, beaches (if the settlement is located in a coastal area), shopping and entertainment centers, parks, gardens, and squares for enjoyable walks, tourist attractions, viewing platforms with magnificent views, picturesque mountains, sports stadiums, airports for the convenience of travelers, theaters, and concert halls for lovers of cultural leisure, as well as palaces, churches, monasteries, and other historically significant places, adding a special flair to your journey. We regularly update and expand our catalog, striving to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information. However, if you did not find the place you are interested in, please be understanding: it may already be in the process of being added to our database.

Lao Women Union
~ 736 m.
Namphou Fountain
~ 875 m.
Presidential Palace
~ 1143 m.
That Dam
~ 1168 m.
US Embassy
~ 1222 m.
Wat Ho Phra Keo
~ 1329 m.
Mahosot Hospital
~ 1450 m.
Talat Sao
~ 1520 m.
Setthathirath Hospital
~ 1627 m.
Wat That Foun
~ 1901 m.
Prime Minister Office
~ 1988 m.
~ 2012 m.
Wat Si Muang
~ 2081 m.
Nong Pakthang
~ 2296 m.
Houay Xèng
~ 2566 m.
Nam Pasak
~ 3085 m.
Lao National Assembly
~ 3794 m.
That Luang
~ 4013 m.
Lao Itecc
~ 4932 m.
Nam Bo
~ 5026 m.
Mittaphab Hospital
~ 5046 m.
Na Nong Nhio
~ 5115 m.
~ 5348 m.
Na Sang Him
~ 5560 m.
Na Bho Thom
~ 5560 m.

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