Bolaven Plateau in Salavan Province

The Bolaven Plateau is a scenic highland region in the Salavan Province of Laos. It is located at approximately 15.0000° N, 106.0000° E and covers an area of about 10,000 square kilometers.

What to see and do

The Bolaven Plateau is home to many stunning waterfalls, coffee plantations, and ethnic minority villages. Here are some of the top attractions:

Tad Fane Waterfall

Tad Fane is a spectacular twin waterfall that plunges from a height of over 100 meters. It is surrounded by lush forests and is a popular spot for hiking and trekking.

Coffee Plantations

The Bolaven Plateau is known for its coffee plantations, which produce some of the best coffee in Southeast Asia. Visitors can take a tour of the plantations and learn about the cultivation and processing of coffee.

Minority Villages

The Bolaven Plateau is home to many ethnic minority villages, such as the Laven, Alak, and Katu. Visitors can learn about their unique cultures and traditions and buy handmade crafts and souvenirs.

How to get there

The Bolaven Plateau is located about 50 kilometers east of Pakse, the capital of the Champasak Province. Visitors can hire a car or motorbike, or join a guided tour.

Where to stay

There are many guesthouses and hotels in the towns and villages around the Bolaven Plateau. Some popular options include:

  • Tad Lo Lodge
  • Mandala Ou Resort
  • Senmonorom Resort