Wat Phou Champasak full-day Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

282495


Categories

Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Thai (fluent), Vietnamese (fluent)

A boat trip along the Mekong to Wat Phou


A one-day trip from Pakse to the pre-Angkor temple of Wat Phou. Take a scenic boat trip along the Mekong from Pakse to Champasak. Then it's a short drive to the UNESCO world heritage site of Wat Phou. The temple was built in the 6th century by the Khmers and was originally used to worship the Hindu god Shiva and other deities before being converted into a Buddhist temple in later centuries. Wat Phou was considered the centre of the Khmer kingdom until it was moved to Angkor Wat in the 12th century

After visiting Wat Phou return to Pakse by road on the way we also stop to visit Wat Phou Salao for great view of Mekong River and the town of Pakse

Itinerary

A one-day trip from Pakse to the pre-Angkor temple of Wat Phou. Take a scenic boat trip along the Mekong from Pakse to Champasak. Then it's a short drive to the UNESCO world heritage site of Wat Phou. The temple was built in the 6th century by the Khmers and was originally used to worship the Hindu god Shiva and other deities before being converted into a Buddhist temple in later centuries. Wat Phou was considered the centre of the Khmer kingdom until it was moved to Angkor Wat in the 12th century

After visiting Wat Phou return to Pakse by road on the way we also stop to visit Wat Phou Salao for great view of Mekong River and the town of Pakse

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up is normally from your hotel. It is also possible to pick you up from the airport and bus station and start the tour directly. Timings are flexible so starting the tour immediately on arrival into Pakse is a possibility.

End location: Normally back at your hotel unless you request otherwise.

Duration: 6 hours

This tour is very flexible in its duration and you have plenty of time to explore the temples and enjoy the scenic boat ride.

Transportation

This trip uses a short tuk tuk ride about 2 minutes from your hotel to the boat landing. Then a short long tail boat to Champasak. Followed by air conditioned minivan transport to Wat Phu and back to Pakse.

What’s Included

Other: Tuk tuk transfer from your hotel to the boat pier
Private boat trip from Pakse - Champasak
Private transport by air-conditioned vehicle
All entrance Fees
English speaking guide
Drinking water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50000 Kip - Lunch

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch at a local restaurant

Restrictions

I can customize the itinerary to meet your needs and interests. Please contact me if you have any special request.

Private tour guide Tam

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