Romantic Champasak

Pakse – The River Resort – Done Daeng
  • Pakse
  • The River Resort
  • Done Daeng
From: $769
  • Overview Pakse, Laos
  • Bamboo forest in the valley of Dong Hua Sao
  • Donng Daeng island
  • Vat Phou or Wat Phou in night is lightened by thousands of candles

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Tour Code: LAHM03
For Honeymoon Tour, we offer the below service:
+ In-room flower set-up
+ Special welcome dinner with 01 bottle of wine
+ Special mystery souvenir

Champasak, the frontier province of Laos offers travelers with its rich cultural heritages including ancient temple ruins and French colonial architectures. The trip gives you lot of time to unwind in nice riverside resorts while exploring a peaceful land of mountains, valleys and jungles. If you’re looking for a holiday in a land that is the very definition of laid-back, this tour could be your perfect choice.
Itinerary Day by Day

Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to the River Resort in Champasak province for check in. Free at leisure for relaxing before enjoying the welcome dinner at the resort. Overnight at The River Resort

Meals: NO
Accommodation: The River Resort in Champasak

Today, you will spend time exploring Vat Phou, a ruined Khmer temple complex dating back to the 10th century, about 8 kilometers away from Champasak. Located on the side of the symbolic sacred mountain of Phu Kao and overlooking the Mekong River, the temple is considered one of the oldest archaeological sites in the country. Walk around the various temples and ruins, carvings, places or sit and enjoy the ancient wonders in peace.

After that, you are free for unwinding.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The River Resort in Champasak

In the morning, travel by car to the south to the quaint village of Ban Khiet Ngong. Here you will have an elephant ride (1:30) to the top of mount Phou Asa, surmounted by the ancient citadel. From the summit, enjoy a stunning view over a large area of Dong Houasao and the Mekong valley.

Back to the village for a stroll around and explore daily life of local people here. Then return Champasak and take a short boat ride to the tranquil Don Daeng Island slumbering in the Mekong River where authentic Lao lifestyle still remains among the locals with wooden house on stilts, water buffalos, and rice cultivation. Check in another wonderful lodge of La Folie.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: La Folie Lodge

You are free today for discovering the island or you can take a bicycle out to explore the nearby villages

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: La Folie Lodge

Transfer back to Pakse to take the departure flight.

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
What's included
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast
  • Services of a driver and private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers
  • Experienced English-speaking guide during all tours and transfers
  • Private board for sightseeing as mentioned in the program 
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary 
What's excluded
  • International & Domestic flight tickets 
  • Laos visa stamping fee at the airport
  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance)
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.
  • All other services not specified in the itinerary
Our Recommended Add-on Programs & Trips
Hotels Used in This Tour
The River resort champasakChampasak: The River Resort - Garden View Villa

Address: Ban Phaphinnoy, Muang Champasak, Ancient City, Champasak, Laos

Description: The River Resort is located on large, naturally landscaped grounds bordering on the stunningly beautiful Mekong Rivers cape. The Resort features 20 stylish, spacious guestrooms, most with panoramic River views and mountain sunset views. Each room has an indoor and outdoor shower. The Resort’s open-air Sala, overlooking the Mekong, includes a lounge and bar, restaurant featuring Western and Lao cuisine, and open rooftop terrace for dining and private parties. Guests enjoy relaxing at the Resort’s infinity swimming pool and Laotian massage pavilion. Attractions include sunset cruises on the Resort’s riverboat and tours to Wat Phou World Heritage site, coffee plantations and waterfalls, and the “4,000 Islands”.

La Folie Lodge ChampasakDone Daeng: La Folie Lodge - Superior Room

Address: Done DaengPhathoumphone Pakse, Ancient City, Champasak, Laos

Description: Strategically placed to accommodate both cultural and leisure travelers, La Folie Lodge is located 40km from Pakse and the airport and provides access to the biggest attractions such as Vat Phou, the World Heritage Site. La Folie Lodge offers all the essential amenities and excellence in services to ensure travelers enjoyment. Safety deposit boxes, a concierge, laundry/dry cleaning services, a smoking area, Wi-Fi in public areas, and bikes are available as some examples of amenities. Rooms are equipped with high quality room facilities which include warm water, bottled water, separate dining areas, and a hair dryer. Airport pick-up services are available along with additional boat services at arrival and departure. La Folie Lodge is a valid choice for business and leisure travels for every appropriate age and time.
Service Details During the Trip
• All prices are quoted in USD/ per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy
• Supplement for standard menu meals: US$ 10 for lunch & US$ 15 for dinner
• Private services & daily departure
• Surcharge for Compulsory dinner for Xmas and New Year Eve
• Surcharge for domestic flight tickets with taxes:

• [Free] Mineral water is available during transfers
• [Free] Traditional Gifts

In every tour we handle, we always try our best to create the best travel experience for you in Indochina region. We take care every little details so that there is no problem on your dream vacation.  

tour guide servicePrivate Local Tour Guide
To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

We also can arrange facilities for the disabled (upon on request)

Featured Local Flavor Dinning
Don’t worry about meals, we select both restaurants and menus for you.

We will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customers. Menu is also carefully selected by us with attentions to details to ensure you try different flavor food every meal. We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. If you do not like it, please tell us. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of our local tour guide, he/she will be very helpful.

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Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast. We consider all high-rated hotels in Tripadvisors and Lonely Planet to use in our services.

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