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Thematic Trails in Champasak District

8 trails are opened to visitors to discover the main archaeological sites of Vat Phou World Heritage and to see Champasak Highlights: Temples, the Mekong river, rice fields, nature, culture, History, handicraft and local life.  

Opening in December 2017 
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Archaeological & Natural trails

4 trails take visitors deep into archeological World Heritage Sites with Angkorian and Pre-Angkorian Temples, inscriptions in a small cave, stone quarry, carved stones, Baray and Pre-Angkorian ruins in Ancient City. Extensions to very specific places are proposed but required the assistance of a local guide to show the right way.

Local life & Cultural trails

4 trails let tourists immerse themselves in the diverse architecture of the town, explore ancient and modern Temples, discover local village life and traditional bamboo handicraft along the Mekong River, learn about rice farming and processing.

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8 Trails around Vat Phou

Archaeological, cultural and natural trails in Champasak district

Our Common Heritage

Exploring the World Heritage sites in Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam

Awareness raising campaign

on Environment during Vat Phou Festival 2018.

5th ICM 2018

5th International coordination meeting at Vat Phou - champasak

Map Vat Phou and Around - Pierre Pichard - EFEO - 1992

WHO World Heritage
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