Southern Laos In Style

Southern Laos In Style

Southern Laos is renowned for its culture, history and nature. Experience Southern Laos in style and comfort on a private journey. Travel through small, quiet towns, explore lush, aromatic coffee plantations, see impressive waterfalls, and visit UNESCO-listed ancient ruins. You will also get a chance to discover the famous 4000 islands and stay in some of Laos’ best hotels.
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Southern Laos In Style Itinerary

Please note: This itinerary requires arrival in Pakse in the morning.

Day 1

Arrive Pakse & Excursion to Bolaven Plateau

At Pakse Airport terminal you will be met by your local guide for an excursion to the Bolaven Plateau, a high region known for its waterfalls, ethnic minorities and coffee and tea production. Travel through villages, temples and farmland, enjoying the cool air as you ascend to higher altitudes. Visit Tad Fane for a glimpse of the huge twin waterfalls that plunge out of the dense forest and tumble more than 120 m down. Continue to Tad Yeung waterfalls, which drop an impressive 42 meters and are surrounded by lush vegetation. After visiting these impressive waterfalls, head to a tea and coffee plantation and learn why the Bolaven Plateau is an ideal area for these plantations. Afterwards, you will be driven to Pakse for the night.

Accommodation: In Pakse
Tour guide: English-peaking guide
Meal: Dinner
Transfer distance: 110 km (68 mi.)
Day 2

Explore the Ancient Ruins of Wat Phou

Travel south to the ancient ruins of Wat Phou. Recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2002, Wat Phou is an outstanding example of early classical Khmer architecture, dating from the 7th to 12th centuries AD. Visit the museum at the site of the ruins and walk to the upper level of the temple complex for sweeping views and spectacular photos of lower Wat Phou and the Mekong valley. From Wat Phou, cross the Mekong River to La Folie Lodge on Done Daeng Island. La Folie Lodge’s wooden bungalows offer beautiful water, garden and mountain views. 
Accommodation: On Done Daeng Island
Tour guide: English-peaking guide
Meal: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 45 km (28 mi.)
Day 3

Excursion to Si Phan Don (4000 Islands)

Cross to the other side of the Mekong for a two-hour drive to the village of Ban Nakasang. From there, take a small boat to the peaceful islands of Done Khone.
Visit Liphi Waterfall and take in the spectacular view of an obstacle that thwarted the French in their efforts to open the Mekong River to navigation. Take a boat ride to try and spot elusive Irrawaddy dolphins. Discover the narrow-gauge railway and colonial bridge built by the French to circumnavigate the falls. Return to the mainland by boat and transfer to the lodge in time for sunset.
Accommodation: On Done Daeng Island
Tour guide: English-peaking guide
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Transfer distance: 120 km (75 mi.)
Day 4

 Depart Pakse

Enjoy the day at your leisure until your transfer to Pakse for your onward flight.
Accommodation: Check-out time is 12:00
Tour guide: English-peaking guide
Meals: Breakfast
Transfer distance: 36 km (22 mi.)

Tour RATES & details

A rough idea of the price and what is included in this tour program. The exact price depends on season, accommodation and activities, it will be provided on your personalised quote.

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  • Rates are quoted in USD per person based on double-sharing occupancy.
  • Rates are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted prices.
  • Rates do not apply over Christmas and New Year.
  • Three nights of hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, one lunch and one dinner
  • All sightseeing as specified, including entrance fees
  • Transportation and transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Government tax and service charges
  • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
  • Lao visa
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks
  • Any other services not specified in the itinerary
  • To avoid the rain and heat, November through March is the best time to visit southern Laos. In the mountains of the north, temperatures are still comfortable from May through July.
  • This itinerary should be organized for small or independent travel groups only (Max of the group is about 6 persons) because of the capacity of transportation and accommodation in the region.

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