SOUTHERN LAOS KAYAKING EXCURSION
Tour Route: PAKSE - HOUAY DEUA - DON DENG - WAT PHOU - TOMO TEMPLE: Pakse - Houay Deua - Don Deng - - Wat Phou - Tomo Temple -609 Views
|Departure:||Any day you want|
|Tour Type:||Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language|
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Our Advantages & Promise
- Zero shopping stops.
- Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
- Selected and trained guides.
- Meals are in quality local restaurants.
- Western style service standard
Day 1 – Southern Laos Kayaking Excursion: Pakse Kayaking tour – Houay Deua – Don Deng Kayaking trip
Departing from Pakse, we drive for about 20 minutes to Ban Houay Deua. After a brief orientation, we embark on kayaks on the Mekong River along the rim of the mountain of Phou Salao and Nang Malong. We will witness the daily lives of villagers along the river.
We’ll kayak to a village temple built by villagers. Upon getting above this temple on the hill, we will have a panoramic view of Sipandone (4000 islands) and surrounding high mountains. After lunch, we kayak down the river, passing some small rapids. After arriving in Don Deng, we can play on the sandy beach (volleyball, football/soccer, etc) in Hat Don Deng.
We can notice the distant mountain range in the west and the natural Linga, a phallus-like rock associated with the Wat Phou Temple complex. We stay overnight in the village on Don Deng Island. Home-stay and eco-lodge are both available.
Approximately: 4 or 5 hours kayaking depending on water level/ 30 minutes transferWat Phou Temple
Day 2 – Southern Laos Kayaking Excursion: Don Deng – Wat Phou Sightseeing Tours – Tomo Temple – Pakse
After breakfast we cross the river to Chapassak town and then cycle to Wat Phou for sightseeing and visit the historic temple and World Heritage Site. Lunch near Wat Phou or back in Champassak. After lunch, we cross the Mekong to Ban Mouang by boat. From Ban Mouang, we take a Tuk-Tuk to the Tomo Temple for a visit and drive 30 km back from there to Pakse.
Approximately: 3½ hours cycling / 1½ hours transfer/ ½ hour by boat
On this trip, kayaking can be done all year round, but cycling can only be done during the dry season from October to May
What to bring:
Hat, sun-screen, clothes to get wet, firm but light footwear to get wet, mosquito repellent, flash light, change of clothes for the evening, sarong for bathing
- Local meals
- Transport to/from Pakse,
- English speaking guide
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