Take in the stunning scenery of Southern Laos on this 5 day private tour. Departing from Pakse, head to the Bolaven Plateau and explore the wild beauty of this region inclusion a coffee farm. Crossing the Mekong, visit Wat Phou a wonderful Khmer archaeological site that predates the famous Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Head to 4000 Islands and discover Don Khong, the largest of islands, the Don Khone area and Khone Phapheng an area that is truly remarkable and teaming with wildlife.
Travel Period 21 May-30 Sep 19
Sales Period 21 May-31 Aug 19
Airline Airfares are additional
• 4 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels
• Breakfast daily and 4x lunches
• All sightseeing including entrance fees
• All transport in air-conditioned vehicles
• The services of a local English-speaking guide
From $1185 per person twin share
Day 1 Pakse – Bolaven Plateau – Tadlo
Upon arrival at Pakse Airport, you will be met and transferred by road west into the Bolavan Plateau. An area known for its many waterfalls, visit a few key falls along with nearby ethnic minority villages.
Day 2 Pakse
This morning’s excursion is by jeep – travel along dirt roads to Tad Moun Waterfalls where there is time to relax and swim before continuing to Khamsone’s Coffee Farm. Enjoy a coffee roasting step demonstration, a coffee tasting and lunch with the Khamsone family. This afternoon visit Tad Fan, a trip to the plateau provides a refreshing break from the heat and allows cultivation observation of rich coffee, tea, cardamom, bananas and other crops.
Day 3 Pakse – Don Khong
Rise early and head out towards Khong Island. Cross the Mekong to visit the fascinating pre-angkorian ruins of Wat Phou, one of Southeast Asia’s most dramatically situated temples. Continue on by road to Don Khong, the largest island in the South Mekong river region known as the 4000 islands, one of the most scenic areas in Laos.
Day 4 Don Khong – 4000 Islands – Pakse
Explore the surrounding countryside and embark on a long tail boat tour of the Don Khone area, visiting the remains of the French period and Liphi Waterfall or the ‘Corridor of the Devil’. Return to the mainland and drive further south to visit Khone Phapheng, considered the largest waterfall by volume in South East Asia and an area which is teeming with wildlife.
Day 5 Pakse
Today, transfer to Pakse Airport where tour arrangements end.
Terms and Conditions
Valid for new bookings only. Valid for travel 21 May-30 Sep 19 or as otherwise specified and for sales to 31 Aug 19. Prices are per person in New Zealand dollars. International airfares are additional. A non-refundable deposit of NZD250 per person is required at the time of reservation. Full payment is due 42 days prior to departure. Prices are correct as at 14 May 19 but may vary due to currency fluctuations and are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances until paid in full. Packages are subject to availability. Close-outs may apply. Surcharges may apply during festivals, events and public holidays – please enquire about dates. Cancellation and amendment fees apply. Airfares, visa, travel insurance, departure taxes, personal expenses and gratuities are at passenger’s own expense. For full terms and conditions please click here.