Kong Lor Cave

Private Tour 2 Days / 1 night from Nakhon Phanom

Journey off the beaten track to one of Southeast Asia’s most remarkable natural attraction: the Kong Lor Cave. At first, a road trip along Mekong River, with vibrant landscapes and rural villages. Then boat adventure through an underground river to discover the 7-kilometre cave. WOW!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kong Lor Cave. 7.5 kilometers of nature wonder, an underground river passage on an exhilarating boat ride in a huge cave complex
  • Rural Villages and traditional ways of life in the countryside
  • Nakhon Phanom: Mekong Underwater World

ITINERARY

2 Days / 1 Night

DAY 1 --- NAKHON PHANOM - KONG LOR (L)

Nakhon Phanom (Thailand) – Kong Lor (Laos):190 km; 5 hrs.

 You’ll be met in your hotel in Nakhon Phanom (or at the Nakhon Phanom airport on arrival )and drive 30 minutes to Friendship Bridge and the border Thailand-Laos. After Thai Immigration we will cross the bridge over spectacular Mekong River. Next we stop at Laos Immigration where you could obtain Visa (35.-$ plus a photo). After immigration formalities we drive 2 hours and stop for lunch at a local restaurant (your guide will give you a handful of options to choose from). Then, continue off the beaten track and into Phou Hin Poun National Park. Following lunch we continue onwards into Khammoune province and into the mountainous area, where a stop at a view point near Khoun Kham offers a breathtaking view over the surrounding area. Upon arrival to the small town of Ban Kong Lor, the rest of the day is at leisure to admire the views or swimming in crystal river.
Overnight in Ban Kong Lor
Meals included: Lunch
DAY 2 --- KONG LOR - NAKHON PHANOM (B)

After breakfast, join the guide and driver for a short drive (5-10 minutes) towards the Kong Lor Caves. After a briefing, life jackets and headlamps will be given before entering the cave. Upon entering, board a longtail boat which will cruise through the length of this spectacular cave along an underground section of the Hin Boun River. A length of 7.5km will be traveled before daylight is seen again!
Discover stalactite and stalagmite formations while partially exploring the cave on foot. In some places, the cave is up to 90m wide and 100m high. Upon reaching the other side of the cave, stop for refreshments and walk to local villages, enjoying the scenery and observing a simple way of life. Return by boat, traveling ‘downstream’ through the cave, to Ban Kong Lor.

After relaxing break we will begin the drive to Nakhon Phanom. We will visit Mekong Underwater World, before a return transfer to your hotel in Nakhon Phanom.

 

Inclusions
  • Private tour package, 2 Days/ 1 Night.
  • Professional guide, English speaking (Russian or Polish on request)
  • Hotel accommodation based on sharing a twin/double room
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat, Life jackets and head torches for Kong Lor Caves trip
  • Thai lunch on Day 1 and Breakfast on Day 2
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (or Nakhon Phanom Airport)
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
Exclusions
  • International and domestic flights
  • Travel insurance, tips, visa
  • Camera/video fees
  • Meals other than mentioned above
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal expenses

 

ACCOMMODATION

Kong Lor 

3* Konglo View Hotel and Resort

or

2* Spring River Resort

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