This one day experience Kong Lor is a great chance to experience an incredible discovery on the edge of Phou Hinboun, admire some of the most spectacular limestone landscapes and explore the cave of Konglor, one of the longest caves of the country.
This morning, you will depart at 7.30am from your hotel in the center of Thakhek. After leaving the town towards the North, you will have a 2 hour journey to get into your secret garden: the famous limestone forest of Phou Hinboun. Then, you will trek forward for about 2 hours through the dense forest and be taken to Namsanam waterfall where you will take in the calm and charming beauty of the area.
After that, you will have time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will travel next to KongLor cave – the source of Hinboun River. After a brief encountering the locals to discuss the security issues, you will be provided with torch and equipment before entering the mouth of the cave and jumping into your motorboat with a local boatman to cruise up the Hinboun River that flows through the cave. Experiencing this 7.5 km underground cruise you will be amazed by this circuit passing from huge chambers to middle sized caves with stalactites and stalagmites and definitely have unforgettable memory. Then, you will get out of the cave besides Ban Nathan village. After that, you will return by the same way. Once back at the entrance of the cave, you will transfer back to Thakhek.