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Pakse Stop Over

The provincial capital of Pakse is one of the most Thai-like towns in all of Laos, and one that most travellers and backpackers tend to use as a transit point and little else.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Pakse – Tadlo8

Upon arrival, you are welcome and drive ahead to Saravanh province via Tateng. The stumbling water and lush vegetation around Tad Fan waterfall of today’s Atacular.  We make a stop en route observing the traditional local making tea and coffee, a cup its can be tasted prior exploring the local cultures and its way of life along the way to Boloven Plateau area, the cultivation of rich coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas, and other crops are being seen along both side of our way. This is allowed time for visitors to venture off the beaten path and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Laos pointing for full exploration of the wild beauty of this southern region, Upon arrival at Tad Lo waterfall, we visit villages of Alak, Nge, Katu, the ethnic group of minority. Overnight at Tad Lo.

Day 2: Tadlo – Pakse – Wat Phou – Don Khone (B)9

Early birth breakfast, we are heading out toward Khong Island, en route making a short detour to visit Pha Suam waterfall and Lao Teung Villages and strolling around the ethnic minority villages and continue traveling by road to Wat Phu via Pakse town, keep our way, crossing Mekong ferry to visit the pre-angkorian, ruins of Wat Phu, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated temples. Explore these Khmer ruins, perched atop a nearby hill, which is one of Lao World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 2001, this wonderful archeological site of Khmer civilization dated back to the 9-12th centuries. We continue our way to 4000 islands region and catch a ferry motor boat to Don Khong. Overnight in Don Khong.

Day 3: Don Khone – Khong Island – Pakse (B)

Breakfast, we enjoy a visit of the surrounding countryside, and board on a long trail boat touring to Don Khone area, taking you to visit the remains of French period, Liphi Waterfall or “the Corridor of the Devil”. We return to the mainland at Ban Nakasang, a fishery village and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng on the journey, the biggest waterfall in the South East Asia, it is really the impressive sight then a lush vegetation near the Lao-Cambodian border, which is teeming with wildlife and it is one of the loveliest destinations in Laos, Afterward we drive back to Pakse. Overnight in Pakse.

Day 4: Pakse – Departure (B)

After breakfast, you will be transferred out to airport.

GroupCost: US$ per pax 1 pax 2 pax 3-6 pax 7-11 pax 12-15 pax 16-19 pax 20 up pax Singular Lunch Dinner
Superior 663 346 260 196 145 140 148 41 43 50
First Class 677 351 262 198 149 145 143 43 50 62
Deluxe 687 356 267 203 155 152 148 48 62 82
City Suprior 3-star First Class 4-star Deluxe 5-star
Tadlo Tadlo Lodge Tadlo Lodge Tadlo Sayse
Khong Island Sala Donkhone Sala Donkhone Sala Donkhone
Pakse Champasak Palace Champasak Palace Champasak Palace

Tour includes

- Transportation
- Accommodation in 2 star hotel with twin sharing
- Boat trip as stated in above sights
- English or French speaking guide
- Admission fee to indicated sights
- Domestic gov’t tax and service charge
- Luggage handling

Tour excludes

- Visa stamping fee on arrival US$30.00/pax
- International airport departure tax US$10.00/pax
- Domestic airticket with airport tax
- International air tickets to/from Laos or Vietnam
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Meals: (lunch or dinner, quoted separately)
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others not stated.