…Not too difficult to find, but (fortunately) not too easy…
TAO guesthouse is situated in KASI district, about 50 km north of Vang Vieng and about 15 km south of Kasi town. It means about halfway between Vientiane and Luang Prabang. The name of the village is Sisangvone or Ban Sisangvone ( Ban = village )
May sound difficult to get there, but is quite easy, and reaching us will make your travel become a real travel!!!
Here below you get more than enough information you need to get to TAO guesthouse. Note that the name of the places could be written differently ( e.g. Kasi or Kasy ), timetables could change as the references along the road.
The MAP here above conteins LAO LANGUAGE SCRIPT, so you can show it to the driver or somebody else. If you want to visualize the map with the full resolution ( in order to print it ) click on the map and click on “view full size”.
From the main road wich connects Vientiane to Luang Prabang ( Route 13 ) you must take the intersection ( crossroad ) to Ban Chìèng ( See below more information ). Note that on the maps could be written different as Ban Tiang ( or only Tiang ), Ban jiang, Ban Thien etc… Thang Beang means intersection or crossroad and Ban Chieng is the next village.
The pronunce is a mix between Ban Chìèng and Ban Tiang.
The road you will meet at the intersection is the road to MUANG MET. ( point it out if you show the map to somebody ).
The distance from The intersection with the main road to TAO guesthouse is about 6 km. If you need help before or during your journey to TAO guesthouse, Please call us ( We can speak with the driver, for example ).If you are at the intersection we could even manage to pick you up.
The MAP here above conteins LAO LANGUAGE SCRIPT, so you can show that to the driver or somebody else
GENERAL INFO COMING FROM SOUTH ( VIENTIANE )
Follow the road to Luang Prabrang, go through Vang Vieng and about 50 km after it you will find the intersection to Ban Chieng ( also written as Ban Jiang or different ). About 30 meters before the intersection there is a gasoline station ( XBP ) on the Right: It is the first one after entering in the area of Kasi district . Turn to the left, taking the ROAD TO MUANG MET and go through it for about 6 km, TAO guesthouse is situated on the right side about 2 km AFTER THE SECOND BRIDGE and few hundreds meter after a military base ( it doesn’t look much like a military base except maybe for the gate ).
GENERAL INFO COMING FROM NORTH ( LUANG PRABANG, PHONSAVAN, XAYABURI … )
Follow or reach the ” Route 13 ” to Vientiane, go through Kasi town and about 10 km after it you will find the intersection to Ban Chieng ( also written as Ban Jiang or different ), so TURN TO THE RIGHT taking the ROAD TO MUANG MET, about 200 meters after “PhouKham guesthouse”( it is on the left ). Go through that road for about 6 km, TAO guesthouse is situated on the right side about 2 km AFTER THE SECOND BRIDGE and few hundreds meter after a military base ( it doesn’t look much like a military base except maybe for the gate ).