Pakse is the capital of Champasack province and the southern Laos. It is around 700km from Vientiane to Pakse, it takes around over one hour by the plane and one day by bus. From Pakse, the tourist should visit the main sights at here such as Bolovens Highland, Attapeu Province, or go to Gia Lai, Kon Tum of Vietnam, or it take just more 40km to go to Cambodia.
Since there has the Friendship Bridge Laos-Japan which is built through Mekong River is the tourist just need to transfer over 40km is enter Thailand, from here the tourist go to the northern Nong Khai Provice of Thailand to return Vientiane of Laos. This special convenient location help a lot of the tourists to choose Pakse is the first destination on their trip.
Beside the land such that is the airway is also very convenient to go to Pakse. Laos Airline has the direct flights to Parke everyday, Vietnam Airlines also has the direct flights from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang to Pakse.
Coming with the advantage location, this young city is also the attractive destination and economy of Laos. This place has been ever the kingdom of Champasak Bounum King, the last king of Laos feudal regime was annulled in 1946
Beside the famous palace of Bounum King is Pakse also have a lot of other famous sites such as the Friendship Bridge Laos-Japan, commercial district Dao Vieng, the world heritage Wat Phou….Pakse is a place with a lot of the special festivals such as Wat Phou Festival, Pha Veat Festival, Khao Phansa Festival….Beside the beautiful sightseeing in Pakse is the cuisine at here is very specially, the locals in Pakse never make you disappointed and bored because they are very friendly, honest and always willing help the tourists anytime and anything they need.
All of things above make Pakse become a special and worthwhile destination for any tourist who visited as well as intend to visit this place in the future. Laos has many tourism interested cities such as Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Golden Triangle…but anyone visited Pakse one time is always have the unforgettable memories.
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