Vientiane, Laos Price Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

BACKPACKER INDEX: US$19.04
1 USD = 15,314.8400 LAK
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Vientiane Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar7.00 - 22.00
starstarstarstarstar11.00 - 36.00
starstarstarstarstar21.00 - 51.00
starstarstarstarstar52.00 - 104.00
starstarstarstarstar70.00 - 200.00

Vientiane Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed4.58 - 6.43

Vientiane Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Lao National MuseumThe country's largest and most comprehensive museum is a top draw here. Most exhibits are in English.
adults
0.65
Patuxai (Victory Gate)Climb the various staircases through many gift shops to reach the best views in Vientiane.
adults
0.20
Wat Si Saket/Sisaket MuseumThe oldest temple in Vientiane is known for the hundreds of small Buddha statues in the outer buildings.
adults
0.65

Vientiane Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast you'll have many cafes and restaurants serving cheap meals nearby.1.11 - 1.96
Budget lunchIn addition to local rice and noodle dishes you'll find great baguette sandwiches at many places.1.37 - 2.61
Budget dinnerOutdoor meals by the Mekong are in the budget range, but so are most other restaurants in the tourist zone.2.29 - 3.92
Beer (.640l bottle)Most restaurants and shops charge a similar price for the giant bottle of Beerlao lager. Other brands cost more.0.85 - 1.31
Lao-lao rice whisky (.7l bottle)This clear spirit is surprisingly good considering it's the world's cheapest booze.0.46 - 0.65

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center3.75
Tuk-tuk from airport to city center1.89
3km tuk-tuk ride in Vientiane0.98 - 1.96
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