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Khone Pha Pheng Waterfall

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Called the “pearl of the Mekong”, thunderous Khone Pha Pheng is Southeast Asia’s largest waterfall (by volume) and one of the widest in the world.

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It’s located on the mainland, about seven kilometres shy of the Cambodia border. Don Dhet is the closest tourist base, but it can also be visited from Don Khon, Don Khong or Pakse.

The path first leads visitors past the top of the falls, the rising mist from the pour over giving a hint of what’s to come. Carefully take the stairs down for a closer look at the raging, boiling torrent of angry water squeezing through boulders. Also follow the path all the way to a wide covered pavilion for a ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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