Vat Phu and Phu Asa Temples in Pakse

Pakse (Champasak) Tours

  • Take an enjoyable boat trip along the Mekong River to visit the pre-Angkorian Vat Phu Temples, featuring a superb view overlooking the Mekong valley and a number of carved rocks, which are believed to have been used for human sacrifice in the past.

    The afternoon will be spent at the Ban Khiet Ngong Village, where you can enjoy a two-hour elephant trek through the forest to visit the enigmatic Phu Asa Temple (return to Pakse by land vehicle).

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    in Pakse
  • Vat Phu and Phu Asa Temples – Full Day

    Daily (08:00 – 17:30 hrs)

    Take a trip aboard a traditional boat down the Mekong River towards the former royal capital of Champassak. On arrival, transfer to visit the pre-Angkorian, Vat Phu Temple (6th-13th centuries). Vat Phu Temple lies on a hillside and offers spectacular views over the surrounding plains and Mekong River. After lunch at a local restaurant, cross the Mekong River and continue by car to the village of Ban Khiet Ngong. Take a two-hour elephant ride through the forest to reach the enigmatic Phu Asa temple. Return by road to Pakse. 

    Fast Facts

    Tour departure:

    Daily from Pakse hotels

    Duration (approximate):

    08:00 – 17:30 hrs

    Transfer from/to hotel included


    Meals included

    YES (Lunch)

    Seat-in-coach tour


    Private tour

    Minimum 1 person


    English, French

    We are currently not selling this tour. We apologise for the inconvenience.

    Daily (08:00 – 17:30 hrs) 


    - Transportation from/to hotels in Pakse.
    - Local English speaking guide.
    - Admission fee as mentioned on this program.
    - Meal 1 Lunch 


    - Personal expenses such as cell phone, drinks, tip etc.
    - Other service not mentioned on this program. 

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