Pakse (meaning “Mouth of the River Se”) sits in Southern Laos, situated at the confluence of the Xedone and Mekong Rivers. Pakse is the capital city of Champasack Province and was also the former capital of the Lao Kingdom of Champasak from 1713-1946.This small city is a mixture of Thai, French and Lao influences, and you can spend two or three days visiting its spectacular Khmer ruins at Wat Phu and Si Phan Don. Here, you can go elephant trekking in Ban Khiet Ngong, see stunning waterfalls at the Bolaven Plateau or get a glimpse into authentic, traditional Laotian life on the islands of Don Kho.
Top 5-stars Hotels in Pakse
Located in Pakse, 656 yards from International bus station KM 2, Le Jardin Hotel features a year-round outdoor pool and views of the pool.
Athena Hotel provides comfortable rooms and an outdoor pool, a 10-minute walk from the centre of Pakse. It also has free Wi-Fi, which is available throughout the hotel.
Steps away from Mekhong River, Arawan Riverside Hotel offers free round-trip airport shuttle service. It boasts an outdoor pool and on-site parking facility.
Champasak Grand Hotel is a 15-minute ride from Pakse Airport. Offering comfortable accommodation with free Wi-Fi, it has an outdoor pool, which is surrounded by lush tropical garden.