The nearest town to the Plain of Jars in Phonsavan. There are regular buses from Luang Prabang, Vientiane and Vang Vieng to Phonsavan. It takes between 8 to10 hours depending on the city of departure, and the prices of the buses are around 184296 LAK (20 USD) per person. From Phonsavan, you can rent a day trip through your hotel or guesthouse, which will cost about 230370 LAK to 322518 (25 to 35 USD) per person, which will cover your transport as well as a guided tour.
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Local transport in Plain of Jars
The best way to explore the Plain of Jars is by renting a motorbike or a cab to get to the sites located at different places. You can also rent a taxi or hire a motorbike to explore the sites on your own. The price varies between 276444 LAK to 460741 LAK (30 to 50 USD ) for a car per person, and a bike on rent costs about 138222 LAK (15 USD) per day.