Laos - Central Laos (Chapter)

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This is the Central Laos chapter from Lonely Planet’s Laos guidebook.

Ever since Tha Khaek opened its French-colonial shutters to travellers and the dramatic 7km-long underworld of Tham Kong Lor became a must-see fixture on itineraries, central Laos has been enticing visitors.

  • go underground to experience a boat trip through the incredible 7km-long limestone un-derworld of Tham Kong Lor
  • maps
  • trek amid gothic limestone karsts, subterranean caves and meandering rivers at Phu Hin Bun NPA
  • transport
  • ride and journey on winding roads through flooded valleys, dense jungle and jagged mountain peaks of ‘The Loop’
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Bolikhamsai & Khammuan Provinces, Paksan, Pak Kading, Ban Khoun Kham, Tham Kong Lor, Lak Sao, Tha Khaek & around, Savannakhet & around, Dong Phu Vieng NPA, Phu Xang Hae NPA, Sepon & the Ho Chi Minh Trail, When to Go.

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