Wat Phu Temples Discovery

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning


  • Explore the ancient temples of Wat Phou
  • Marvel at the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside

tour details

Discover the ancient temple complex at Wat Phu and see why they have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Why choose this tour?

A great way to learn about Lao culture is to explore this iconic pre-Angkorian temple complex.

tour description

Guests meet the guide at the hotel and start the day with a relaxing and fascinating trip down one of the world's most famous waterways. From Pakse, we drive to Champasak to visit pre-Angkorian Wat Phu temple. The temples in this complex are dated between the 6th and 13th centuries. Located on a hillside, the Wat Phu site provides spectacular views over the surrounding plains, rice paddies and the Mekong River.

After lunch, transfer by car back to the hotel in Pakse.

customise the tour

  • Combine with another half-day tour to Done Koh Silk weaving island or Tad Fane Waterfall
  • Add a Diethelm Moment: Arise early to observe the timeless ritual of Tak Bat or Alms Giving in Pakse
  • Extend your stay with a day, overnight or 2-night trekking and jeep coffee tour in the Bolaven Plain from Pakse
  • Extend your holiday with a deeper exploration of southern Laos and the fascinating 4000 Islands region


  • Transfers and tours with local guide in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & Cool tower are available on the vehicles
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme


Tour code: EXPZHWPT

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