This one day of sightseeing tour takes us to the 4000 Islands on the southern tip of Laos. We visit the old French bridge at Don Det, the Somphamit gorge of Don Kone and the amazing Khonephapheng waterfall. Highlight of the day is spotting the rare and globally endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins.
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Stop At: Pakse, Pakse, Champasak Province
Pakse > Don Det > Waterfalls & Irrawady Dolphins > Pakse
Our van leaves at 8:00 am from the Pakse office, and travel for about 2 hours to Nakasang village. From here we take a boat to Don Det island, which takes nearly 20 minutes. We continue our trip by either walking or cycling around the island to visit the old bridge and river embankment, both built during the colonial French period. Enjoy watching local fishermen during their work on the Mekong! We proceed to visit the thundering Somphamit waterfall and stop for lunch at a local restaurant nearby.
In the afternoon we go further south for approximately 20 minutes by boat to see one of the world's rarest mammal species, the Irrawaddy Dolphins. Let's spend some time here for watching the dolphins and for relaxing. Another 30 minutes boat ride brings us to the small border town Veun Kham, where we will find our van waiting to take us to the amazing and largest waterfall in Southeast Asia, Khonephapheng. We will return to Pakse, which takes about 2½ hours, or you may drop off at the Lao/Cambodian border checkpoint.
Approximately: 6 hours sightseeing and transfer, 1 hour boating
Duration: 6 hours
Commences in:Pakse, Laos
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