Download GPX file for this article
15.8700106.3500Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Saravan is a province of Southern Laos. It's best known for its wild and mountainous terrain, waterfalls and diversity of ethnic minority communities.


Map of Saravan
  • 1 Saravan — provincial capital: A sleepy, unassuming town.
  • 2 Lao Ngam Lao Ngam district on Wikipedia : There's not much tourism draw to Lao Ngam, however, the NGO Village Focus International has a 35 hectare farm, called the Green Earth Centre, used as a living agricultural lab to help local villagers improve farming practices and improve livelihoods.
  • 3 Ta Oy Ta Oy district on Wikipedia
  • 4 Toomlarn Toumlane district on Wikipedia
  • 5 Lakhonepheng Lakhonepheng district on Wikipedia
  • 6 Vapy Vapy district on Wikipedia
  • 7 Khongsedone Khongsedone district on Wikipedia
  • 8 Sa Mouay Sa Mouay district on Wikipedia

Other destinations[edit]

Traveling farther east from Saravan becomes challenging due to the mountainous terrain and poor roads, especially in the rainy season. However, moving on to places such as Taoy can be very rewarding due to the wilderness and many ethnic minority villages in this area.


Get in[edit]

The sleeper bus from Vientiane departs at 20:30 and arrives in Saravan Capital the next morning at about 10:00, passing through Pakse on the way. Buses from Pakse take about 3 hours to get to Saravan Capital or 2 hours to Tad Lo.

Get around[edit]


Tad Lo (waterfall) Tad Suong (waterfall)




Stay safe[edit]

Go next[edit]

About 6 buses depart Saravan Capital headed to Pakse per day. These pass few Tad Lo and Lao Ngam on the way.

This region travel guide to Saravan is an outline and may need more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. If there are Cities and Other destinations listed, they may not all be at usable status or there may not be a valid regional structure and a "Get in" section describing all of the typical ways to get here. Please plunge forward and help it grow!