Photo: Wat statues in Attapeu.

Things to see and do

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It has a couple of interesting wats with a pretty setting on the bank of the Se Khaman River -- the locals seem to spend all day lolling around in the river, fishing, swimming and chatting. You can get out here by tuk tuk from the riverside market at the base of the bridge -- costs 10,000 kip. While you're there, ask for Wat Phang Daeng -- two blocks past the Huay Phateun bridge -- which is a ... Read more about East of Attepeu .

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You could do this bit by tuk tuk and get off at the sharp right turn. A sandy track carries straight on towards the plateau. Keep going straight on for about four to five kilometres and at the intersection half way along, don't turn left – keep straight and follow the sign to Ban Khong Huang. The road turns to the right, crosses a bridge and you arrive at a large village. Turn left into the ... Read more about North of Attepeu .

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Ban Sekhaman is a pleasant village for a walk around, with a couple of noodle stalls and a crumbling wat. It's interesting how remote it feels when you're really just across the river from a provincial ... Read more about South of Attepeu .




Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Attapeu? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Laos.


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