alexametrics Bolaven Plateau Full Day: Small Loop
Bolaven Plateau Full Day: Small Loop
Bolaven Plateau Full Day: Small Loop
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Bolaven Plateau Full Day: Small Loop

Company

WatPhou Travels

Duration

1 Day

Start Price

$ 92

Code

CH-FD-WPT-02

Availability

Always

Physical Level

Easy

Pick Up

Include

Start Point

Pakse

Pick Up/Start Time

8AM

Drop Off

Include

End Point

Pakse

Drop Off/End Time

5PM

Travellers

Family With Young Children , Family Without Young Children , Friends , Solo , couple

Destinations

Paksong/Bolaven Plateau

Things To Do

Day 1

Overview

Bolaven Plateau Full Day: Small Loop

8.30AM - 8.50AM: First stop at Ban Blacksmith, where traditional agriculture tools are manufactured following secular craft procedures. This village comprises various, small family-run factories that produce anything from a jungle knife to a machete. The various road-side stalls expose lots of knives from different shapes and prices.

9.50AM - 10.50AM: We continue to a coffee plantation where a specialized guide in Katu village will teach you all about coffee, from the seed to the cup. You will walk softly in the middle of the coffee fields, well-known for the quality of its products.

11.30AM - 12.30PM: Tad Hang and Tad Lo waterfall, wonderful preserved natural site will be our next stop. Before reaching the waterfall, we have to cross a wooden bridge situated in an enchanting environment. The dense vegetation and the calm that reign over this place will amaze you. Lunch at a local restaurant.

1.10PM - 1.30PM: After lunch, we will reach the village of Bane Kokphung Tai. An Animistic group, they sacrifice buffaloes, on the full moon of March, to the spirits which protect the villagers. Young children start smoking tobacco as young as eight years of age. Local seasonal vegetables and fruits are sold at the minority market.

2.20PM - 3PM: Our next destination is Tad Yuang waterfall. This impressive waterfall with twin torrents falls from 40 meters high. The setting is idyllic as it is surrounded by a lush jungle.

3.05PM - 3.40PM: Coffee and tea plantation at Mrs. South’s Tea Shop where we will get to know all the subtleties of smoking and drying tea, as tea tasting.

3.50PM - 4.30PM: Last stop is Tad Fane, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Laos. It is located in the protected area of Dong Hua Sao (NBCA). Surrounded by cliffs, it shows two twins water flows falling down 120 meters, in volcano cone and finally meeting in a powerful flow.

4.30PM - 5PM: Return to Pakse.