Explore Pakse, the centre of southern Laos. Visit Si Phan Don- better known as “The 4000 islands” this unique archipelago on the Mekong, where the river widens to 14 kilometers during the rainy season. It also boasts the awe- inspiring Khone Phapheng waterfall the largest in S.E. Asia by volume. Visit Wat Phouone of the best preserved pre- Angkorian ruins outside of Cambodia. Discover the waterfalls Pha Suam and Fane.
Pakse city lies to the Southwest in Laos. Located at the confluence of the Mekong and the Sedon Rivers. Southeast Asia's biggest waterfall, Khone Phapheng, is within easy reach by boat or by road. This is one of the main political and economic centers of Lao PDR. The people of Pakse city are dwell along the of Kong Se Done River bank. In this province you will find ancient temples which were influenced the Angkor people who settled in Cambodia. There are many different minorities in Champasack who have their own language, culture and lifestyles. The distance from Vientiane to Pakse, the provincial capital of Champasack is 610 kilometers by Route 13 (south) via the provinces of Bolikhamxay, Khammouane, Savannakhet and Salavanh.