Things You Don’t Know about Nature in Laos

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Many people may not be really interested in Laos tourism until they have a chance to set foot in this beautìul country. They will soon realize that Laos will sure be a highlight among their Indochina tour packages

Coming into the stream of travelers to Laos, visitors will be immersed with the journey to explore the country. Not only wonderful landscapes discovery, historical relics, you will be also satisfied with the natural environment and fascinatingly majestic beauty.

In Laos, there are many wonderful natural destinations like Khong Lor, Kuang Si, Khone Phanpheng or Khoun Kong Leng that worth all worth visitting.

Khong Lor Cave

With a length of about 8km, Khong Lor cave is famous for its 20m-wide underground river flowing through. The roof of the cave is higher than 8m. This should be one of the most interesting destinations for visitors. Visiting Khong Lor, you can admire the beautiful scenery and the cave paradise by boat. Visitors will be cerrtainly overwhelmed with layers of stalactites , stalagmites, limestone cliffs of all shapes and sizes... Space in the cool cave, quiet sound, splash dripping water particles inside will give visitors different feelings. And you will feel closer to this country and love it more.

Kuang Si Waterfall

Many visitors to Luang Prabang are interested in swimming in the cool water of the Kuang Si Waterfall, which is located about 30km south of Luang Prabang center.. Kuang Si is a complex of three waterfalls, falling down from the high mountains, like white silk in the green mountains. In which, the main waterfall of Kuang Si as high as 60 meters. The white water makes the space majestic and impressive. Coming to this wonderful waterfall, visitors can take photos with clear water, enjoy bathing and swimming in the lake etc. In addition, this is also the opportunity for visitors to be immersed in the nature with birds singing, ape singing, the water flowing. Everything there will make you feel like living in another beautiful magical world.

 Mekong River

Talking about the Mekong, probably everyone knows about it - the largest river in Southeast Asia, originating in China and flowing through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. The romantic Mekong River plays an extremely important role to the nature as well as life of People in its basin.

Take a break on one of Luxury Mekong River Cruises to see the lakes, rustic floating villages along the river and many impressive historical and cultural sites.

Observe daily activities of local fishermen on Jahan Cruise

Khone Papheng Falls

Khone Papheng Waterfall is located in the south of Dong Khong, right in the Mekong River. The waterfall makes visitors overwhelmed by its beauty. In the rainy season, the waterfall is more beautiful and wider, sometimes up to 10km ... However, visiting this place in the dry season will be a better chance  to admire the beauty of the falls.

Nam Ou Canyon

Nam Ou Canyon is known as Grand canyon in Laos. Travelers will have a spectacular trip on the river with a distance of nearly 500 km stretching from Phongsaly to Luang Prabang. During the trip with the water, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the scenery of the two rivers with  magnificent cliffs and peaceful villages.

Nam Ou is a river with abundant aquatic resources with 84 species of fish, and 29 species can be found in Nam Ou Canyon.

Not only that, visitors can also visit Pak Ou, a famous cave with beautiful and sophisticated sculptures of the Buddha. Over time and the impact of the exteriors, the works here have been damaged, but the traces and natural surroundings around still affirm the beauty of the cave. If you ever thought that Laos has nothing interesting and special, then hopefully after this article you will change the thought about this beautiful country.

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