Nam Song River in Vientiane Province, Laos - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Nam Song River

Nam Song River, Vang Vieng, Laos

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Nam Song River

The Nam Song River is a small river in Laos that flows through the town of Vang Vieng. It is a popular tourist destination as many people enjoy seeing the Laotian countryside while going down the river in the inner tube of a tractor tyre or in a kayak. The river is surrounded by striking karst rock formations. Upstream from Vang Vieng, numerous bars have been built on the river's banks to attract the tourists floating by.



Attractions near Nam Song River

Jang Cave1.82km from Nam Song River

Tham Jang is a cave just to the southwest of Vang Vieng, Laos. Approached by a bridge over the Nam Song River and then a long flight of steps, a spring is located about 50 metres inside the cave. The cave was used as a bunker in the early 19th century during the Chinese-Ho invasion.

Phou Bia74.52km from Nam Song River

Phou Bia is the highest mountain in Laos and is located in the Annamese Cordillera, at the southern limit of the Xiangkhoang Plateau in Xiangkhouang Province.

Xiangkhoang Plateau81.18km from Nam Song River

The landscape features green mountains, rugged karst formations, and verdant valleys with plenty of rivers, caves, and waterfalls.

Plain of Jars Site 384.57km from Nam Song River

The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. It consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau.

Phou Khao Khouay National Park is located only 40 kilometres northeast of Vientiane, accessible via Route 13 headed to Tha Khaek. The park, which means “Buffalo Horn Mountain”, features some beautiful scenery and a vast array of biodiversity ranging from dense jungle to cool, misty pine forests, rivers and waterfalls, including noteworthy Tad Leuk and Tad Xay.

Nam Ngum Reservoir85.47km from Nam Song River

The Nam Ngum Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Nam Ngum River, a major tributary of the Mekong River in Laos. It was the first hydropower dam built in the Lao PDR. Nam Ngum 1 is a gravity concrete dam with a power station at the base of the dam. Daily a lot of peoples visits to this place.

Where is Nam Song River

Discover more attractions in Vientiane Province, where Nam Song River is located

Vientiane Province3 attractions

Vientiane Province features many caves, ancient temples, water reservoirs,zoo, waterfalls, wildlife reserve areas, and mountains. It also contains the highest peak of Laos.