Pakse - Tad Feun - Tad Yueng - Paksong Market - Tad Lo Waterfall - Pakse
We departure from our Pakse office at 8:30am and head out of the city to the north for around 19km. Here we stop to see how the local people make knives using traditional methods. Continuing onwards for a around 40 minutes brings us to a local tea and coffee plantation, here we will watch how they make a different types of tea and coffee, after which we will be able taste test the finished product. Continuing onwards we arrive at the fabulous 120 meter tall Tad Fan waterfall, here we spend some time to relax and take in the beautiful scenery before trekking onwards through the dense forest.
We stop for a picnic lunch at Tad Yeaung waterfall which is a beautiful swimming spot! After enjoying our lunch we take some time to swim and relax for a while before taking a short walk to some nearby coffee farms above the waterfall.
Returning back to the base of the waterfall we board our awaiting vehicle and drive up to a highland area of the plateau to visit a local market at the small town of Paksong which is home to people of the Mon-Khmer ethnic minority. After spending some time to look around the market we hit the road once again and head towards Tad Lo waterfall, along the way we visit several different ethnic minority villages including Laven, Taoy and Aluk as well as a stopping off at a traditional marriage house and weaving museum before arriving at the waterfall. Tad Lo waterfall offers some excellent photo opportunities and is a great place to relax amongst nature. After enjoying our time at the waterfall we return back to Pakse at around 4:30pm.
- Meals Lunch of local Lao cuisine. Vegetarian food is available upon request
- English speaking guide
- Permit and tax