Facilities & Amenities
- Swimming Pool
- Tour/Travel Desk
- Private rooms
- Shared dorms
- Bar & Restaurant
- Nightly events
- Daily tours
- 24 hour reception
Discover the beauty of Vang Vieng right from the newest Mad Monkey! With stunning mountain views from the pool and rooms, Mad Monkey Vang Vieng is a backpacker’s paradise. This newly renovated hostel is your perfect base for adventuring; hike to epic viewpoints, motorbike along lush rice paddies, or float down the river. Delivering our usual social vibes, Mad Monkey Vang Vieng hosts nightly events and daily tours where you’ll be able to meet travellers from around the world!
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Mad Monkey in the community
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Vang Vieng Cheat Sheet
Everything you need to know about traveling Vang Vieng
Where is Mad Monkey?
Mad Monkey Vang Vieng is located in the heart of Vang Vieng, within walking distance of many of the town’s attractions. It’s about 1.5 km from Tham Sang Cave, 2 km from the Blue Lagoon and 2.5km from the night market. The hostel is situated on the banks of the Nam Song River, which is a popular spot for activities such as kayaking, tubing, and stand up paddleboarding and also offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
How to get to Mad Monkey
From the railway station in Vang Vieng, walk to the main road and look for the tuk-tuk stand. The ride to Mad Monkey should take about 10 minutes.
From Vientiane City
Taking the standard bus: The bus leaves twice a day: in the morning at 10 a.m., and in the afternoon at 2 p.m. This trip takes about 4 hours.
Taking the train: The train departs from Vientiane railway station and takes about 1 hour to get to Vang Vieng.
From Luang Prabang City
The train departs daily at 1:45 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. from Luang Prabang Railway Station. The ride only takes about 1 hour.
Mad Monkey Vang Vieng