4000 Islands

Si Phan Don means four thousand Islands, and is an unique river archipelago situated in the Mekong River near the Cambodian border. It is a place to unwind and experience traditional river-side village life. Here you can truly embark on a different rhythm of life.

4000 Islands or Si Phan Don is a collection of islands in the Khong district of Champasak province near the Cambodian border. Only 33 islands are actually inhabited, while some of the smaller ones are submerged during the rainy season. The main islands are, by size: Don Khong, Don Som, Don Det, and Don Khon.

If you want to dive deeper into local life, go and try the River Life Experience; or opt to cycle through rice paddies and explore stunning waterfalls. Tourists can also kayak along the Mekong to spot the rare and endangered Irrawaddy dolphins, or simply relax in a hammock with a cold beverage in your hand as you watch the sunset.

If you wish to delve deeper into local life, go on a Mekong River Life excursion and experience the local culture. For those of you interested in history, there are remnants from French colonial times that can be discovered and can inform you about the past. The Four Thousand Islands is a truly serene place, so come and stay.



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