Bolikhamxay Waterfalls

Visitors spending a few days in the province or passing through can visit waterfalls in the Nam Kading NPA and near Lak Xao. Many are easy to access by foot or boat. Tad Leuk “What a paradise! If I’d known, I’d have come here for more than just a day,” said one visitor swimming in … Read more

Trekking in Bolikhamxay

  Take trails through wild orchids to waterfalls, sleep in the Elephant Observation Tower, and follow rivers on an overnight camping trek.  PKK Classic Enjoy a pleasant day or two in PKK with up to 7 hours of easy trekking to waterfalls and an optional overnight homestay. Start the locally guided journey at Ban Hatkhai … Read more

Travel Guide to Bolikhamxay

  Though tourists are just beginning to discover Bolikhamxay’s natural and cultural bounty, the province is easy to access, and an adequate local transport system offers several ways to get around. Accommodation is readily available in all price ranges. From Vientiane Capital’s Southern Bus Terminal, local, VIP, and express busses, as well as sawng taews … Read more

Bolikhamxay Accommodation

  Spend the night in a natural setting or with a riverside balcony. Find a guesthouse room in town or a highway hotel. Stay at Thaphabath near Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area and sacred Buddhist sites, or base your Bolikhamxay expedition at Pakxan, the provincial capital. You’ll also find accommodation at Lak Xao near … Read more

Getting to Bolikhamxay

  Local, VIP, and express busses, as well as sawng taews depart from Vientiane Capital’s Southern Bus Terminal, for Pakxan, the provincial capital, every 30 minutes, starting in the early morning through late afternoon. The 150-km ride takes about two hours and cost LAK30,000 to 50,000, depending on the category. There are three daily busses … Read more

Bolikhamxay Caves

  Tham Pha Muang & Tham Pha Singh: Travel north of Pakxan along the Nam Xan River to tree-covered Pha Muang, and inspect the boulder-filled base of the wide, round outcrop. Here, you’ll uncover the opening to small Tham Pha Muang with a sandy, watery floor. After scoping out the cavern, continue down the path … Read more