Day 1 Pakse - Tad Lo (L)
Departing Pakse from your hotel at 8:00am, drive east climbing in elevation to a local tea and coffee plantation where you can gain an insight into the industry which thrives on the fertile volcanic soil on the Bolaven Plateau. Enjoy a Lao style coffee before continuing to the famous Tad Fane waterfall with its two stunning cascades framed against the Bolaven Plateau, it drops nearly 120m, making it one of the most spectacular sights in Laos. After leaving Tad Fane we drive to another waterfall, Tad Yuang, which has a beautiful swimming spot. Have lunch at a local restaurant in Tateng village.
Visit the ethnic village of Kok Pun Thai where we can see how people have been living for hundreds of years in small communities in this region. Next it's onwards to the magnificent Tad Lo waterfall where you will spend the night.
Accommodation: Tad Lo Lodge or Saisee Resort
Day 2 Tad Lo - Pakse (B/L)
After a leisurely breakfast take an optional one hour elephant ride through the forest or enjoy a gentle walk, through the beautiful surroundings before having lunch.
Travel west across the plateau to the Katu ethnic village of Lao Ngam. The Katu minority have a strong tradition of silk weaving using foot looms which you will see the local women weaving. The many beautiful cloths on show are for sale and make great souvenirs.After a full day it's time to head back to Pakse but not before seeing one last waterfall. Tad Paxuam a distinctive circular shaped waterfall flowing into a deep pool that is featured on many postcards of Laos.
- Standard Accommodation
- Air-conditioned Vehicle with driver
- Licensed English speaking Guide
- Tours and admission fees as mentioned above
- Meals as specified above
- Personal expenses
- Visa fees
- Airport tax