Vat Phou Cruise – A Different Look at Pakse

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4 Days

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$ 765 per person



  • Visit waterfalls and villages in Bolaven Plateau
  • Visit Vat Phou temple, a ruin built in Pre-Angkorian
  • Enjoy breathtaking landscapes along the river
  • Visit famous attractions in 4000 Island area

Minimum age
2 years old


Pickup time

4 days

Culture shock


Vat Phou Cruise to Paske in 4 days is a perfect opportunity to explore the natural beauty in the South of Lao and enjoy relaxing moments on Mekong River.


Bolaven Plateau

Upon arrival in Pakse, tourists will be warmly welcome and and transfered to Tad Fan Waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Champasak. Surrounded by high mountains and the lush green forest, this waterfall offers a without-doubt breathtaking landscape which surely will make travellers impressed.

Then we will make a visit to the Bolaven Plateau and explore some villages of Alak, Nge and Katu. Along the way, do not forget to take some share-worthy photos of plantations of coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas…

Transfer back to the hotel in Pakse for overnight.

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Relax and discover the rural Laos (B/L/D)

Embark the Vat Phou Cruise, relax during the route to Champasak and enjoy lunch onboard. In the afternoon, visitors have chance to visit the famous Vat Phou Temple which is a popular stop point in any journey to Pakse. Constructed in the Pre-Angkorian Era in 10th century, the complex of temples offers tourists opportunity to learn about a period in the history of Laos. Then visit a museum at the ruins site.

Back to the Vat Phou Cruise, travellers can enjoy an excellent dinner while admiring the amazing sunset on the river.

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Huei Thamo - Khong Island (B/L/D)

After onboard breakfast, tourists will have an excursion to Huei Thamo Village located a few minutes walking from the mysterious temple of Oum Muong. Return to the boat and continue cruising south to specifically reach the wild region of 4000 islands and enjoy a nice lunch there.

In the late afternoon, take a stroll through Ban Deua Tia Village to see the local old way of life. Finish the day at Don Khong, the largest inhabited island in the river Archipelago. After dinner, tourists can enjoy a free time for leisure onshore.

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Don Khone, Pha Pheng Waterfall – Pakse (B/L)

Start the day with a cruise along the Mekong River to a small Ban Veuthong Village. Here, we will take a small boat to sail along the region of 4000 islands to Khone Island. Take a visit to some famous attractions, including the ancient French railway and cross the bridge linking Khone and Det Islands.

Cruise back to mainland for lunch at a local restaurant in Xieng Di fishing village. Travellers can take a local bus to the beautiful Pha Pheng Waterfall situated close to the Cambodian border. After that, tourists take a rest on the way back to Paske before transferring to the airport.

*** Note: No cruise operates in June

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Tour Price

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  • Children under 5 years old: free of charge
  • Children from 5 to 10 years old: 70% adult’s rate
  • Children above 10: full adult’s rate
  • The prices are valid until 20.Dec.2016

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  • 1 night accommodation as mentioned at hotel in Pakse
  •  2 night accommodation on board
  • 3 days cruise with stops and visits as mentioned
  • Airport transfer as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bolaven excursion by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees


  • All flights
  • Laos visa
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip…)
  • Travel insurance

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