Pakse was formerly the capital of the Lao Kingdom of Champasak and residence of the King of Champasak at Champasak Palace, which was then abolished in 1946 when the Kingdom of Laos was formed.
- Trip Description:
Start from: Pakse
End in: Pakse
Travel route: Pakse
Duration: 2 days 1 night
Private Tour. Departure: daily upon your request
Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp' Book This Trip Land Tour/pp 131 102 86 30
Included: Excluded: Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
English-speaking local guide
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicles
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Water and cold towel for daily tour
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Meals other than mentioned
Domestic or International flight
Note: airfare and schedule subject to change without notice from the airline.
Visa fee for Laos (visa on arrival: 30USD/pax in cash + 1 photo, valid 30 days) Extension visa 4 USD/day/Pax
Attention: Visa on arrival pay more 1 USD/Pax every Saturday and Sunday
Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
Insurance for travel, theft, luggage damages
Others not mentioned nor specified above not to be included in the tour prices.
- Detailed Itinerary
Day - 1 Pakse
Meet upon arrival at Pakse airport or at the Chongmek checkpoint border by the morning flight, transfer and check-in at the hotel. Transfer to pier, then board a long-tail riverboat for a short cruise on the Mekong River towards the former royal capital of Champassak. Continue by car to the pre - Angkoran Vat Phu Temple (6th-13th centuries). Vat Phu Temple lies on a hillside and offers spectacular views over the surrounding plains and on the Mekong River. Vat Phu Temple was listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2002. Lunch on your own at local restaurant, continue by car to Ban Khiet Ngong village and take an elephant ride to reach the enigmatic Phu Asa Temple, which lies amidst the dense jungle. Return to Pakse, Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 2 - Pakse departure
Breakfast at the hotel, if time permits, visit the Pakse Market, and the museum. Then transfer to the bus for departure.
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