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24/12/2015

Vang Vieng – Is it really still worth visiting?

Once upon a time, Vang Vieng was known for being a crazy party town, which was mostly down to the river tubing which took place on the Nam Song River, with party goers stopping at each illegal bars lining the river.  However, following huge international media attention and the pressure caused by the deaths of young backpackers, the Lao government finally decided to crack down and close the illegal bars.  Although the tubing clampdown was definitely for the best, you might be asking yourself, as we did, is it really worth going to Vang Vieng anymore?!

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