Pakse is situated about 290 miles (467 kilometers) southeast of the national capital Vientiane.
Visitors commonly use Pakse as a launch pad for further explorations. This popular region has been endowed with numerous interesting sights and attractions.
Travelers seeking out places to reflect upon life's great mysteries, will love visiting some of the region's temples. Exercise your grey matter by visiting Laos' excellent craft workshops and history museums.
Watersports are a much-loved pastime here. When the weather is fine, why not go canoeing or rafting; Laos has some great spots. When you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend a few hours rock climbing or hiking.
Take your tastebuds on an adventure through the culinary landscapes of Laos. You'll see that cellophane noodles (made from mung bean starch) and asian basil are favorite elements of typical local dishes. Sample a couple of the popular menu items including khao jee (baguettes) and laab moo (minced pork salad). And when you are ready for the final course, you can't go past fresh fruit. And, no matter what time it is, Laos is the perfect place to ask for fruit juice (watermelon, pineapple, sugar apple).
The world is like a book and those who don't take the time to travel read the same page. So plan your holiday today, and make the most of the delights to be found in Laos.