Located in Southeast Asia, Laos is one of the most popular travel destinations for its unique culture. For foreign tourists’ convenience, AsiaCleanTour.org (ACT) lists top 11 Laos touris spots recommendation. Wish all foreign travelers can have a good time in Laos.
Top 1: Elephant Conservation Center
he Elephant Conservation Center marks a new era for conservation of the Asian elephant within the Lao PDR and offers a unique experience to visitors wishing to contribute towards the preservation of an endangered species.
Top 2: Nong Khiaw
Nong Khiaw is a popular tourist destination because of the walking and cycling routes near the village and the mountain-climbing opportunities. The only good way to get there used to be by boat from Luang Prabang or Muang Khua, near the Vietnamese border.
Top 3: Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
About Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden
Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden offers a peaceful escape from the town that allows you to learn about over 1,500 plant species on a 40 hectare property located 15 minutes down the Mekong River by boat.
Top 4: Kuang Si Falls
The Kuang Si Falls is a three levelled waterfall about 29 kilometres (18 mi) south of Luang Prabang. These waterfalls are a favourite side trip for tourists in Luang Prabang. The falls begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside. These lead to the main fall with a 60 metres (200 ft) drop.
Top 5: Bokeo Nature Reserve
Bokeo Nature Reserve is located in Bokeo Province, Laos. The protected area was created to protect its population of the black-cheeked gibbon, discovered in 1997 which was previously thought to be extinct.
Top 6: Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park
Kuang Si Butterfly Park is a project that was initiated in January 2014 from 2 Dutch passionate people from Holland. The mission is to create a research centre studying and publishing about Laos butterflies, host plants and preservation because of environmental issues in Laos.
Top 7: Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
Laos’ most enchanting temple was built in 1560.
Top 8: Plain of Jars
he Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. It consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau.
Top 9: Kong Lor Cave
Tham Kong Lo or Kong Lor Cave is a karst limestone cave in Phu Hin Bun National Park, in Khammouane Province, Laos. It is located roughly 130 kilometres (81 mi) north of Thakhek, on the Nam Hin Bun River, which flows into the cave. The karst formation is dramatic and the cave has been cited as a “one of Southeast Asia’s geological wonders”.
Top 10: Wat Phu
The religious complex of Vat Phou, a combination of Khmer architecture and Hindu religion, is located at the foot of Champasak mountains, with the Phou Kao (the sacred mountain with a natural form as a Linga – symbol of Gof Shiva).
Top 11: Mekong River
The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world’s 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia.
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