Things to see and do
On the other side of the bridge across the Sekong River the road leads to the village of Xaysettha (this is the new name of the village, the old name is Phang Daeng) a particularly friendly village around 12 kilometres and 15 minutes away. It has a couple of interesting wats with a pretty setting ... read more
This makes for a rewarding hike heading north towards Pak Song and Sekong. Follow the main road out of Attapeu for about seven clicks until you reach the sharp bend across from the bus station. You could do this bit by tuk tuk and get off at the sharp right turn. A sandy track carries straight on ... read more
Take the ferry across to Ban Sekhaman -- the 'pier' is down by the Vhang Namyen Hung Heuang Guesthouse, ferries run all day, cost 2,000 kip per person plus 3,000 kip more to transport a motorcycle. Ban Sekhaman is a pleasant village for a walk around, with a couple of noodle stalls and a crumbling ... read more
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