4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) 4 Days / 3 Nights

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4000 Islands (Si Phan Don) 4 Days / 3 Nights

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Destination for this trip:

Khong, Laos; Pakse, Laos

Length of trip:

6 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 605

Best travel dates to go:

January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December


Detailed Description of this trip:

Discover the best of Lao's cultural and natural heritage in this adventure travel through its rugged southern region. Staying luxuriously and comfortably in elegant hotels, you will relish an unforgettable break as you traverse the region's varied geographical features of mountainous terrain, extensive river networks and cultural relics. Note: The price of this tour is a guideline and will vary according to travel dates and room availability. The price is based on two people travelling together during high season and sharing a twin or double room.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Pakse

    Arrive in Pakse. Explore the Bolavens Plateau, Laos' tea and coffee plantations, and enjoy its spectacular view of cascading waterfalls of Tad Lo and Tad Fane.
    Adventure

    Be charmed by the small-town feel of Pakse, the most important town in Southern Laos located at the confluence of Mekong and Sedone River. Head to Bolavens Plateau to enjoy the spectacular view of cascading waterfalls in lush greenery at Tad Lo and Tad Fane Waterfalls followed by visits to tea and coffee plantations, where you will get a chance to savor the famous Lao coffee.
    Overnight at Pakse Hotel in Pakse.

  • Day 2 - Khong

    Witness the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Phou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning architectural flavors. In the afternoon take elephant riding at Mount Asa and drive to Khong Island or Si Phan Don.
    Historical and Educational Tours

    Following breakfast, you will visit the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Phou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning architectural flavors. Return to Champassak to explore the French colonial architecture dotting the town. In the afternoon, enjoy elephant riding up to Ban Kiet Ngong, a hillside village in Mount Asa which overlooks the biodiversity-rich Xe Pian Protected Area before driving to Khong Island (Siphandon), an intricate and beautiful network of 4000 islands and islets.
    Overnight at Senesothxeune in Khong Island.

  • Day 3 - Khong

    Explore Don Det and Don Khone Islands and view the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia, Khone Papheng Waterfall.
    Adventure

    Today, you will visit the peaceful islands of Done Det and Done Khone for a glimpse of the only railway ever built in Laos during the French colonization. Head for the Lippi Waterfalls, a local sacred site believed to trap bad spirits followed by the majestic Khone Papheng which is considered the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia. In the evening, stop by the evening market and pick up some local handicrafts.
    Overnight at Pakse Hotel in Pakse.

  • Day 4 - Pakse

    Depart Pakse.

    After breakfast, you can choose to transfer to the Thai border or to the airport for your onward flight.

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