Activities around Thakhek

xe ban fai kayaking


Khammouane province is a paradise for kayaking and rafting as a massive network of clean and unspoilt rivers and streams awaits you! Have an amazing time kayaking amongst the beautiful scenery of towering limestone peaks! Enjoy the crystal clear water and remote villages which are only accessible by the river.

Rock Climbing

The climbing area near Thakhek called “Pha Tam Kam” is hidden in a small valley which ends in the backside of the beautiful Xiengliab Cave (12 km outside from Thakhek).

You will find wonderful routes with tufas, sintering and face climbing. The gigantic roof with routes ranging from 6b+ to around 8a is unique. So far there is a total of 150 routes ranging from 4 to around 8b.Whether advanced climbers or beginners, you will have a lot of challenge and amusement!

climbing thakhek

Trekking around Thakhek

Explore this stunning area of Khammouane that has truly stunning scenery of towering mountains and thick forests! Trek through the Phou Hin Boun Protected Area, learn about the wildlife and the people who live in the forest while staying overnight in a remote village.


Enjoy cycling with Green Discovery in the stunning scenery of limestone mountains in Khammouane province. Cycling is great way explore the province, interact with the friendly local people and learn about local stories and traditional beliefs.