The Rock Viewpoint opens the doors to the Phou Hin Boun National Protected Area, an uncharted world of ancient karstic forests, breath-taking views, and endemic wildlife in Central Laos. Immerse yourself in one of the largest limestone forest in all of Asia with a fascinating itinerary of zip lines, spider net and canopy walks. The viewpoint, known as “The Peak of the loop” is a must stop in the Thakek Loop that also acts as a tourist information centre for all visitors in Khammouane Province. Whether having a coffee at the restaurant or an incredible adventure is what you seek, the stunning views are assured!
5 ZIP LINES, 1 BRIDGE, 1 NET WALK, VIA FERRATA
Discover the Limestone Forest of Phou Pha Marn and experience the highlights of The Rock for yourself!
This experience is perfect for those who want to enjoy the high spots of the Protected Area within a short time.
Meant for the majority, it is recommended for families and friends. Start the tour with an epic zip line, flying across the valley of this stunning landscape, to the thrilling circuit of via ferrata, suspended bridges, ziplines and spider net.
The trip ends with an incredible fly across the rock formations on the final zipline, back to the Phou Pha Marn visitor centre where you can enjoy the views from the Khop Chai Der restaurant.
Approximately 1 hour
- Climb the via ferrata and fly above one of the biggest limestone forests of all of Asia, only to be rewarded with incredibly beautiful views
- Cross the only spider net bridge in Laos, among other exhilarating suspended bridges
- Immerse yourself in an uncharted natural wonder, enjoy the views having a delicious meal at the viewpoint restaurant or learn about the area in the information centre
- Local, non english speaking guide
- Comfortable clothes
- Comfortable closed shoes (mandatory)
Thing You Should Bring
- Insect repellent
- Refillable water bottle
Thing You Should Know
WHAT TO EXPECT
It is not a very challenging activity, can easily be achieved with a reasonably fitness level. However, it takes place at high hights. The weight limit for all our zipline tours is 120kg. You need to be at least 120 cm tall to participate. Specially in dry season, the weather may be hot. The activity can only be done wearing closed shoes.
- 1 - 5 years old: free of charge (for tour only) with no single supplement
- 6 - 10 years old: 25% discount (for tour only)
- Over 10 years: full charge
Cancellation 15 days or more prior to the tour: No charge applied.
Cancellation less than 15 days prior to the tour: 50 % charges of all the services requested
Cancellation less than 72 hours ( 3days ) prior to the tour: Full charge for all services requested will be applied
Green Discovery Laos reserves the right to cancel any trip due to reasons beyond its control (i.e. natural disasters or political instability). In such a case, Green Discovery Laos will refund monies received in full.
Term and Condition
GDL guarantees that all buses, trucks and motorbikes used by GDL are insured as “commercial passenger vehicle”. Insurance coverage does not apply after the passengers have exited the vehicle.
If there is any injury caused while on tour, and it is reasonably attributed to be have been caused as due to negligence on behalf of GDL, the company will be liable for compensation.
Private travel insurance is compulsory for all persons traveling with Green Discovery Laos. Obtaining such travel insurance is sole responsibility of the client and must provide cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability. We also advise to contract insurance coverage against cancellation, curtailment, and loss of luggage and personal effects.
All tour guide will be responsible for demonstrating any safety equipment and highlighting any safety risks before commencing any activities on tour. The tour guides escorting any adventure tour programs such as cycling or trekking tours will have first Aid training and carry with them first Aid kits.
GDL should provide a 24 hours emergency number which is to be handled by a staff with a good command of the English language at all times. +856 20 77 51 93 09
When booking on a Green Discovery Laos tour, the client understands that Green Discovery Laos runs adventure tours in Southeast Asia where the standards of accommodation, transport, hygiene, level of infrastructure development and medical facilities and telecommunication services are not necessarily the same as one may used to at home, or one would find on a ‘conventional holiday’. This type of holiday inherently involves a higher level of personal risk than a ‘conventional holiday’.
Green Discovery Laos, the Government of Laos and the Lao National Tourism Administration cannot accept any responsibility for accidents, injuries, death or loss of personnel effects. The client understands that during the course of the tour, certain events may occur, including, but not limited to, accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, political instability and the forces of nature. The client agrees to assume all risks associated with the journey to the maximum extent permitted by law.
Each client acknowledges that travel on a Green Discovery Laos tour requires a degree of flexibility and understands that the itinerary, accommodation and modes of transport are subject to change without prior notice due to local circumstances. Should Green Discovery Laos deem it advisable to amend an itinerary for any reason, it may do so by shortening, varying or re-routing any trip. These changes are binding and additional expenses will be charged to the client, if the reason for any alternation is outside control from Green Discovery Laos.
While travelling with Green Discovery Laos, the client agrees to accept the authority of the leader or local operator at all time. He/She is aware that travel within a group may involve compromise to accommodate the diverse desires and physical abilities of group members. The client understands that Green Discovery Laos reserves the right to decline the participation of any person as a member of the group at any time.
The client acknowledges that Green Discovery Laos contracts a network of companies, government agencies and individuals throughout the country to assist in the running of its tours. To the best of Green Discovery Laos’ knowledge, these third parties are qualified to perform the duties they are contracted to perform. However, GDL will not be held liable for any injury, damage, loss, delay or irregularity that may occur due to the behaviour of these third parties.
Green Discovery Laos Group will not accept responsibility or liability for any traveller who contravenes any law or regulation of Lao P.D.R.
No employee, servant or agent of Green Discovery Laos has authority to alter these conditions.