3 days in Champasak Province Itinerary

3 days in Champasak Province Itinerary

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Pakse

Gateway to Southern Laos

Resting at the meeting point of the Se Don and Mekong rivers, Pakse provides the ideal starting point from which to begin your discovery of southern Laos.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pakse is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect Pakse to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Pakse

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Champasak Province travel guide

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Waterfalls · Ruins · Landmarks
Champasak is a province in southwestern Laos, near the borders with Thailand and Cambodia. It is one of the three principalities that succeeded the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang. As of the 2015 census, it had a population of 694,023. The capital is Pakse, but it takes its name from Champasak, the former capital of the Kingdom of Champasak.Champasak Province covers an area of. It is bordered by Salavan Province to the north, Sekong Province to the northeast, Attapeu Province to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west. The Mekong River forms part of the border with neighboring Thailand and contains Si Phan Don (Four Thousand Islands) in the south of the province, on the border with Cambodia.Champasak has played a central role in the history of Siam and Laos, with frequent battles taking place in and around Champasak. Its rich cultural heritage includes ancient temple ruins and French colonial architecture. Champasak has some 20 wats (temples), such as Wat Phou, Wat Luang, and Wat Tham Fai. Freshwater dolphins and the province's many waterfalls are tourist attractions.

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