PHA THAT LUANG (Great Sacred
Reliquary or Great Stupa): built between the 11th and 13th centuries AD, it is
the most important national monument in
PATUXAI: a large monument in the style of the
Arc de Triomphe in
HO PHA KEO: the former royal
temple of the Lao monarchy built in 1565 by King Setthathirat and now converted
into a museum containing some of the best examples of Buddhist sculptures found
WAT SI SAKET: constructed in
1818 by King Anouvong in the early
WAT SI MUANG: this temple is
one of the most popularly used temple grounds in the city, as it contains the
city pillar and acts as the home of
TALAAT SAO: the Morning Market - actually open all day – sells a wide range of fabrics, jewelry and electronic goods.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to
the airport for flight from
Overnight in Tad Lo
3 Tad Lo - Pakse -
After breakfast at the hotel, continue sightseeing around Tad Lo Resort, enjoy nice scenery of Tad Lo Waterfall, Elephant ride and explores the surrounding area including Katu and Alak villages.
Afternoon, drive from Pakse via Wat Phu Temple to Khong Island - Journey south in Champasak Province along the east bank of the Mekong River through the villages of Ban Nongsim, Ban Hangdon and Kheo.
TAD LO RESORT: small private bungalow style resort between Pakse and Salavan.
TAD LO FALLS: by the Tad Lo Resort, about 10m wide – a good opportunity for a swim.
ELEPHANT RIDE: starts at the Tad Lo Resort and explores the surrounding area including Katu and Alak villages.
By vehicle from Tad Lo Resort to Pakse
Journey south-west away from and through the villages of Ban Laongam and
CHAMPASAK DISTRICT: small district of
38,000 people on the western bank of the
SI PHAN DON (FOUR THOUSAND ISLANDS): during the rainy season this 50km-long section of the Mekong River just north of the Cambodian border reaches a width of 14km (the widest it ever reaches). During the dry months the river recedes and leaves behind thousands of islands and islets.
WAT PHU CHAMPASAK: this Khmer temple
site is spread over the lower slopes of Phu Pasak and its name means '
After breakfast, continue explore
WAT KHON TAI: Lao temple built on the former site of a Khmer temple possibly from the Chenla era.
TAAT SOMPHAMIT (LI
Afternoon at leisure
After breakfast at the hotel, excursion to
Khong Phapheng Waterfalls - the largest waterfalls in
Overnight in Pakse
Day 6 Pakse
After breakfast in the morning, free time to visit local market before transfer to airport for departure.
End of Services **Note: Itinerary subject to change due to flight schedules.