Unwind in this chilled-out backpacker town, among temples, sacred mountains and Khmer ruins.
The most harmonious Khmer ruin outside of Cambodia, this fifteen-century-old hillside landmark exudes a serenity lost in overrun Siem Reap.
Si Phan Don – the “4000 Islands”
Discover crashing waterfalls and crumbling colonial buildings on these beautiful tropical islands, or spend your days stretched out in a riverside hammock.
Dolphin-watching off Khon Island
Try to spot endangered Irrawaddy freshwater dolphins in one of their last surviving habitats.
Explore the Bolaven
Ascend the Bolaven Plateau for cool breezes, towering hundred-metre falls and the freshest coffee around.
Boat down the Xe Kong
Would-be Huck Finns shouldn’t resist the chance to slip down this river in one of Laos’s most remote provinces.