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Destination: Borikhamxay Province









General Information







Location    
: In the center of Laos


Total Area
: 14,863 square meters


Population
: 190,000


06 Districts
: Pakxanh, Thaphabath, Pakkading, Borikhan, Viengthong and Khamkheuth.


Capital
: Pakxanh









Borikhamxay can be reached by bus, leaving from the Morning Market bus station








Tourist sites include:

Ban Na Hin (Stone Forest)


Located in Phou Pha Mane Region, Ban Na Hin housed thousands of rock pinnacles, creating a stone forest reminiscent of limestone outcrops of southern China



Wat Phabath and Wat Phonsanh Temple


An important pilgrimage site between Vientiane and Pakxanh, with a huge “footprint” of Lord Buddha, colorful murals and nice view of the Mekong River






Lak Sao


A new town with a wild-west atmosphere, provides a border, Nampao Checkpoint for crossing to Vietnam and access to limestone Karats Mountains and the Nam Theun protected wildlife area



















 
Contact information : Lao Tourism Organization.
Address :                  Sethathirat Road, Sisaket Village, Chanthaboury District, Vientiane, Lao PDR.
Telephone :               +856 21 250791
E-mail :                     lto@laotourism.org
Website :                   http://www.laotourism.org