(Asia Records Institute - ASRI) Top Asia's Must Train Trips of a Lifetime (P10) - Vientiane to Kunming, China (Laos): Caputering the scenic landscapes of two nations on Lao’s high-speed train


(Worldkings.org) The most recent journey from Vientiane Capital to Kunming, China has just been released byThe Laos-China Railway company. Now, we can embark on a train trip of scenic adventure.

Laos-China Railway Releases Vientiane-Kunming Train Schedule

Departure From Vientiane

We start our journey from the capital Vientiane of Laos. The train code EMU D888/D887 will depart from Vientiane at 8:08 am.

First Stop: Vang Vieng

The train will arrive in Vang Vieng at 9:03 am. Vang Vieng is a peaceful small town located between rolling mountains and cool green rivers in Laos.

Vang Vieng thị trấn bình yên và lãng mạn của Lào

Continue Journey to Second Stop: Luang Prabang

Next, the train will arrive in Luang Prabang at 9:57 am. Luang Prabang is an ancient city of Laos with golden temples shining in the morning sunlight.

Kinh nghiệm du lịch Luang Prabang bạn cần biết

Final Stop in Laos: Boten

Finally, before leaving Laos, the train will stop at Boten at 12:37 pm. Boten is a town located in Luang Namtha province, Laos, right on the China-Laos border.

The scenery in Boten is very diverse and rich. This town is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and ancient temples. Boten is also famous for its local market, where local merchants and farmers display their goods.

Over 1,200 people travelling through Laos-China Border Gate in Boten

Continue Your Journey Through China

After crossing the border, the train will stop at three points in China: Bohan, Xishuangbunna, and Pu'er. Each stop lasts about 3-6 minutes.


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Bohan, also known as Baoshan, is located in southwest Yunnan province, China. This is a precious land rich in tropical resources and produces top grade jade, amber and yellow Dragon.



Xishuangbunna is located in China's southern Yunnan province, and is one of the country's most diverse regions. The area is famous for its stunning natural scenery, from the majestic karst landscapes of Guilin and Yangshuo to the skyscraping peaks of Zhangjiajie. Xishuangbunna is also home to 25 different ethnic groups, from the Wa people who worship The Great Buddha to the Dai people who like to throw water.

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The city is famous for Pu'er tea, a type of black tea, which contributes much to the region's income. The famous Jingmai Mountain Ancient Tea Forest Pu'er, located in Huimin Town. The area includes a tea production area of ancient tea forests, tea gardens, forests and traditional villages on Jingmai Mountain.

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Final Destination: Kunming

The train will arrive in Kunming, a major city in China, at 19:38 Lao time.

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The famous karst in Kunming

The journey from Vientiane to Kunming by train gives us a diverse view of the scenery and culture of both countries. Each stop has its own unique characteristics, creating a colorful and experiential journey.

According to Internet


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