Overview of Pakse
Located at the confluence of the Xe Don and Mekong Rivers, Pakse is an important stop to reach all wonders of Champassak province. This city was founded by the French as an administrative outpost in 1905, and was formerly the capital of the Lao Kingdom of Champassak until 1946 when the Kingdom of Laos was formed. Today it offers a quiet getaway and cruise stopover.
Perfect to immerse yourself in laos daily life.
To enjoy local food on the river banks and share with locals.
For a stopover before Bolavens Plateau and Si Phan Don.
The tour list goes through Pakse
WHAT IS THERE TO SEE ?Pakse attractions range from French colonial architecture near Xe Don River to pristine Buddhist shrines. A popular thing to to is joining a tour to Wat Phu, a Khmer Hindu temple complex on at the base of mount Phou Khao. The view of the plains from this vantage point is breathtaking.
Wat Luang is one of Pakse’s most beautiful temples – the multi-coloured complex has a school teaching Buddhist courses for monks. Wat Phabad (or Phabat) features colourful stupas that serve as funerary monuments. Locals believe Buddha left his footprint on the temple grounds, which attracts devotees from all over the world.
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