9 Stunning Destinations in Laos

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9 Stunning Destinations in Laos

Perhaps Laos is less famous than other countries in Southeast Asia, but the country is really worth place to visit with wonderful destinations.

Vang Vieng

Located 150km from Vientiane, Vang Vieng is a pretty town which is covered by forests. Therefore, the place is known as quiet, peaceful and fresh atmosphere. It’s a reason why Vang Vieng becomes famous place in Laos with tourists. Although the place has not the beautiful architectures, the modern resorts and lined stone streets, Vang Vieng has attracted a huge of tourists every year. The most advantage of the land is an ideal topography with gently combination between the river and mountain. Furthermore, Vang Vieng town is home of Nam Song river. This small town has its hidden in the wild character and a very peaceful.

Vang Vieng
Vang Vieng

Khoun Kong Leng Lake

Khoun Kong Leng Lake which is suited close to the town of Thakhek, Khammouan province 30km in the north has blue water and clean like crystal. Lake’s water comes from Underground River which has been filtered through the limestone layer around the mountain. If you want to swim in the lake, you have to move to viaduct area where visitors allowed bathing, swimming. Alternatively, you can take relaxing on the forest trail leads around.

Khoun Kong Leng Lake
Khoun Kong Leng Lake

Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang which is the name of a massive gilded stupa in beautiful Vientiane is also an important and great pride for the “Million elephant country” people. The stupa is built on an old Khmer temple in the 16th century. Despite experiencing ups and downs of history, this great temple towers still keep the architectural beauty of diversity as well as always emanates light to attract a lot of tourists.

Pha That Luang
Pha That Luang

Kuang Si Waterfall

Kuang Si is a complex of three waterfalls, which cascade height of 60m with the water pouring down from above as white foaming, blinding spray created a dramatic scene. Kuang Si Waterfall is one of the famous destinations in the beautiful country; therefore, tourists do not only enjoy natural beauty but also swim and climb in the waterfall. When standing Kuang Si waterfall, tourists soak up birdsong and the sound of the waterfall as a wonderful harmony which makes happier and lift the spirit of tourists.

Kuang Si Waterfall
Kuang Si Waterfall

Tham Khoun Xe Cave

Tham Khoun Xe or Xe Bang Fai is a large cave in Khammouane of the central of Laos. The cave is explored by France explorers team in 1905.

According to the report of explorers, Tham Khoun Xe is an underground of Xe Bang Fai Rive. The cave is the biggest river-cave in the world with huge caves 120m high, 200m wide and many geological impressive. In the cave, there is a good green forests thrive at the entrance to the cave, the forest green color contrasts with white, orange strips of terraces, creating a unique array of colors, exquisite on the limestone walls.

Tham Khoun Xe Cave
Tham Khoun Xe Cave

Besides the places above, you can refer to other countries in Southeast Asia in particular and Asia in general. If you want to travel around Asia, you should book a package tour to travel.