Vat Phou: From Pakse to Khong island and Wat Phou (Upstream), 2 days

Note: Departure on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays.

At 9h30 in the morning, meet at the Sinouk Café. Drive to the famous Khone Phapeng Waterfalls, the largest cascade on the Mekong River along its 4,350 km stretch from the Tibetan Plateau to the South East Sea. Then continue to the fishing village of Xiengdi. In the afternoon, board a long-tail riverboat to Khone Island to see the maze of waterways, a fascinating glimpse of its colorful French colonial houses and old railway. Continue upstream to the village of Ban Veunthong on Khong Island, where the Vat Phou boat is moored. Check-in on board the Vat Phou boat and enjoy a leisurely cruise up-river. The boat docks for the night at a remote Lao village.
Overnight on board.

Day 2     KHONG ISLAND – OUM MUONG – HOUEI THAMO                (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit the village of Ban Dua Tia, where the traditional way of life has been preserved for centuries. Then cruise north to a myriad of islands and islets forming the tropical paradise of Siphandone “The 4,000 Islands”. In the afternoon, arrive in the village of Houei Thamo, on the east of the river bank. The boat will stop here to allow an exploration of the Angkorian temple of Oum Muong, hidden in the heart of a thick forest, only a few minutes walk from the village. Return back to the boat.
Overnight on board.

Day 3     HOUEI THAMO – VAT PHOU – PAKSE                (B/L)
After breakfast, the final leg of the cruise will be toward the direction of the ancient Royal capital of Champassak. Drive to the pre-Angkorian Vat Phou Temple (XIth century) located 8 km from the city and  lies on a hillside offering a spectacular view over the surrounding plains and the Mekong River. In 2002, Vat Phou was recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. In the afternoon, board a local long-tail riverboat and cruise up the Mekong River, heading north toward the city of Pakse, zigzagging through mild rapids and sand banks. Arrive late in the afternoon.
End of our services.

Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program
Cruise on the Vat Phou boat (joining cruise)
English speaking guide except during free time
Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program
Meals as mentioned on the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner
Government taxes currently in force (V.A.T.)
Visa fee (possible at arrival with 2 ID photos. Fee depending on nationality)
International flights and airport taxes
Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned
Accommodation in Pakse



Departure date
E.g., 19 Mar 2018
Price dates: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
Price table: 

Product table

Product ID Title Maturity Room Price
1347 Vat Phou: From Pakse to Khong island and Wat Phou (Upstream), 2 days (Adults, Double)
1348 Vat Phou: From Pakse to Khong island and Wat Phou (Upstream), 2 days (Adults, Single)