If you think that Laos does not have many attractive beauty spots like other Asian countries, you are totally wrong. This country strongly impresses visitors from all over the world by its outstanding natural and historical characteristics. It will be the best choice for you to have a Laos travel and experience stunning landscapes in this great country.
Khoun Kong Leng Lake
The lake is about 30 km away from Thakhaek town, Khammouane Province. It is outstanding with the crystal blue watercolor. The lake water comes from an underground river which has been filtered through the limestone layer located around the mountain. Near the bridge, visitors are allowed to swim and bath. Alternatively, you can take a relaxing trip on the road around the stunning forest
Pha That Luang
Pha That Luang is a large gold-covered Buddhist stupa in the center of Vientiane, Laos. It is an important monument and becomes a great pride of Lao people. Built on an old Khmer temple in the 16th century, these great temple towers have experienced may ups and downs moments of Lao history and still kept their diverse architectural beauty. The architecture of the building includes many references to Lao culture and identity. Therefore, it has become a symbol of Lao nationalism. The stupa today consists of three levels, each conveying a reflection of part of the Buddhist doctrine
Kuang Si Waterfall
Kuang Si is a complex of three waterfalls. The height of the main waterfall is 60m with the water pouring down from the top creating white foams and a dramatic scene. It is one of the most attractive tourist destinations of the country. Here, visitors not only can visit the mountains but also climb and swim in the waterfall. Immersed in the fresh air of Kuang Si, visitors also hear a lot of lovely birdsongs with the noise of the waterfall which brings about the feeling of harmony and excitement
Plain of Jars
Located about 30km from Phon Sa Vanh town which is the administrative center of Xieng Khouang province, the jars’field is located on a vast ten-hectare plateau. However, due to be affected by landmines left over after the end of Indochina war, there is only a part of the plan revealed to visitors and researchers. Discovered by scientists more than one century ago, until now, the appearance and purpose of these jars still remains a mystery.
Tham Khoun Xe cave
Tham Khoun Xe, which is also known under the name “Xe Bang Fai”, is a vast river cave located in Khammouane province in Central Laos. The cave was discovered by a group of French explorers in 1905. According to the expedition’s report, it is said that Tham Khoun Xe cave is an underground section of the Xe Bang Fai River, one of the largest river caves in the world with a variety of giant caves which are about 120 meters high, 200 meters wide and has many impressive geological features. In the cave, there is a beautiful green forest at the entrance with other unique colors creating a unique array of colors on the limestone walls
Si Phan Don
Si Phan Don in Laos language means 4,000 islands. Si Phan Don is characterized by numerous islands, half of which are submerged when the Mekong River is in the flood. The principal islands of Si Phan Don are Don Khong (the largest), and Don Det and Don Khon. It is a destination that every visitor always wants to look at when coming to this country. Here, you will definitely want to spend 24 hours exploring on four-wheeled cars or boats down the stream and watching rare pink dolphins
The most typical cultural work of Champasak province is Wat Phu shrine – the World Cultural Heritage. It is 40km away from the south of Pakse, along the banks of the Mekong River. Wat Phu is a complex of stone monuments built from the 9th to 13th century. Especially, it is considered one of the most sacred temples in this ancient kingdom. Wat Phu consists of the style of Hinduism architecture praising the Shiva God. This architecture is evaluated closely to the World Cultural Heritage Site of Angkor Wat in the neighbor country- Cambodia.
All these stunning views will create a wonderful impression on travelers. Not only can this country bring about the best moments ever, it also attracts you by the mysterious history of each landscape and interesting stories about them. Obviously, Laos is an ideal destination for tourists from all over the world.