- Visit Tadlo, Touching fresh water and nature
Tadlo Waterfall located and shared border between Laongam district and Saravan district. Generally known as Tadlo, It is actually as series of three waterfalls Tadlo, Tad Hang and Tad Soung, all groups around the village of Ban Saenvang, colloquially referred to as Tadlo village. Most of the local community is built up around this area. These tourism places are very important of Saravanh province each year, there are many tourism come to visit here and these tourism places are built the strong condition to earn a lot of foreigner’s currency to people of Salavanh and these waterfalls are important natural tourism resource of Saravanh Province.
When tourism activities come here, there are so many activities to see and to do, such as trekking around see waterfall by local guide, riding elephant, seeing waterfall and touching with the way of people life style and it is not only that tourists can stay in home stay with local people.
If you want to take a quick swim Tad Lo, Tad Hang is the best bet for you, the water is not to rough as long as you stay away from the falls themselves fishing is very common and though the water is not crystal clear, it is not unhealthy.
If you cross Saise resort over the bridge you should reach Tad Lo waterfall. All though you may not be to take a dip in the rocky water of this fall, spend some time sitting on the bank and enjoy its view
Tad soung is furthest from the village and the most beautiful out of the three. It is a brilliant experience to watch the water splash down through the sharp gorges of the fall. These waterfalls are most outstanding tourism places of Saravanh Province.
As we know, this year is special for tourism work. It is the year of ceremony to Visit Lao year 2018. Thus, tourism section cooperated with many parts both government and private sections to train people who working in tourism areas to be better and faster service to tourists in the future.
- Buddhism library
Built over 200-years ago, bombers destroyed the original Wat Simongkhoun on the Xe Don River in 1972. Remnants of this temple and its stupa can still be seen in the town’s northeast, though vines and shrubs try to hide it. Novice monks sometimes rest in the temple’s sala on the river bank near the warehouse storing longboats used during the annual boat racing festival. However, a new temple has risen across the street, and an even larger one is under construction next to it. The construction began in 1859 on the period of king NGAO SIENGKANYA was persuaded Salavanh’s people to renew library for collected lord Buddhist teaching of 84,000 teaching topics. In the year of 2009 Salavanh provincial authorities rebuild by according to original style by the strong wood art which located in the middle of the temple pond due to solidarity of Salavanh’s people, faithful, protected and preserve valuable Lao people.
- Phouphasouk Cave
Salavan Province has opened Phouphasouk Park with its dozen caves . The caves cut into forested limestone outcrops among fast flowing streams that feed Nanglod Waterfall. The province is first focussing promotion efforts on Phouphasouk and Praleusy Caves and Nanglod Falls. Along with the lighted caves, the park currently offers huts with 360-degree views of the mountains, forest treks, boating, swimming, and restaurants. Visitors receive a map for exploring the park and learning about its attractions.
The park’s main attraction is Phouphasouk Cave that was first explored by experts from France and Laos. Following an assessment, it was prepared for visits by the general public and made accessible in 2019. Nanglod Waterfall drops about 25 metres high as it cascades over 250 metres. A stream in Lom cave feeds the falls. Phouphasouk Park is located at Pakpong village in Salavan District just 29 km from the provincial capital by the road no 15B (Salavanh-Samuay). Visitors can get there in four-wheel drive vehicles, minibuses, cars or motorcycles.
The Katou weavers: more info here
Toumlan weaving trail: more info here
Visit Tad Lo and Tad Hang: more info here