Helicopter rides in Vientiane

VIENTIANE, 31 July 2018:  A new joint venture between Summit Tours and Green Discovery has introduced familiarisation flights to experience a Vientiane city tour by helicopter.

Branded Summit Discovery, the joint venture is selling “Laos from the Sky” trips to foreign tourists kicking off with “Fam,” trips for the travel industry to get promotions rolling.

The most recent flight hosted Thongsay Phommajak, EXO Travel; Hoang Thieng Duc, Landmark Hotel; Suthathip Sakorn, Settha Palace; and Nokphone Photsavang, Crowne Plaza Hotel.

The inflight commentary and guiding was provided by Thongkhoon Sayalath, production manager, Green Discovery.

“We are pleased to showcase this new concept, ‘Laos from the Sky’, helicopter tours for visitors as well as Lao people. We anticipate that this will be a popular attraction in Laos… we have already received requests for these tours,” said Summit Discovery sales and marketing Jan Wollen.

As the exclusive helicopter tour company in Laos, Summit Discovery offers visitors a new way to explore remote locations.

The flights offer dramatic aerial access to attractions in Laos starting in the capital Vientiane and also in the near future in Luang Prabang.

Vientiane City Tour:  15 minutes and 30 minutes.

Vientiane VIP City Tour: 30 minutes for more exclusive trip.

Vientiane to Vang Sang/Nam Ngum. This flight touches down at the Elephant Temple and flies over Nam Ngum lake.