Wat Phu Temple and Phu Asa

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed/Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Full Day


  • Explore the intriguing pre-Angkorian Wat Phu Temple
  • Wander around the enigmatic Phu Asa temple
  • Enjoy a traditional boat ride on the river
  • Marvel at the spectacular scenery and rice paddies

tour details

Explore the World heritage site of Wat Phu temple complex and the mysterious Phu Asa.

Why choose this tour?

The history and culture of Laos is brought to life as you visit two of its most enigmatic temples.  

tour description

Begin your day with a relaxing and fascinating trip down one of the world's most famous waterways. From Pakse, take a traditional boat down the Mekong River towards the former royal capital of Champasak. On arrival, transfer to the pre-Angkorian Wat Phu Temple. Wat Phu, a World Heritage Site, means ‘mountain temple’. The temples in this complex are dated between the 6th and 13th centuries! Located on a hillside, Wat Phu Temple will provide you with spectacular views over the surrounding plains, rice paddies and the Mekong River.

After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, cross the Mekong River and continue by car to the quaint village of Ban Khiet Ngong. Next, take a stroll through the forest to reach your final destination - the enigmatic Phu Asa temple. Your tour will conclude by road transfer back to Pakse.

customise the tour

  • Add a Diethelm Moment: Arise early to observe the timeless ritual of Tak Bat or Alms Giving in Pakse
  • Extend your holiday with a deeper exploration of southern Laos and the fascinating 4000 Islands region


  • Meals as stated in the programme L= Lunch as program mention.
  • Transfers and tours with local guide in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water & tower are available on the vehicles.
  • Local government tax


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


Tour code: FWPTEC

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