Tad Yuang Waterfalls
A stunning waterfall with a 40-metre drop, Tad Yuang Waterfalls is indeed one of Pakse’s most beautiful, and most photogenic nature sites.
Tad Yuang Waterfalls has a way of welcoming visitors — the stunning 40-metre water drop that cascades through a steep cliff and trickles towards tempting pools does not falter in making newcomers stop and stare. A lush, untouched jungle — which makes the location a great place to relax — surrounds the area. Tad Yuang Waterfalls is not only a great place to swim and relax — day-trippers often come here to enjoy a delightful picnic on top of the falls.
Tad Yuang Waterfalls is located at Road 16, 10 kilometres from Pakse.
Opening Days and Hours
The falls is open daily from 8:00 to 17:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the falls is LAK 10,000 (USD 1.2).
How to Get There
- If you are coming from Vientiane and Savannakhet, you can fly to Pakse via Lao Airlines.
- You can also take the bus from Vientiane.
- Hire a motorbike or a tuk-tuk to Tad Yuang Waterfalls.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Spend 3-4 hours exploring the falls and the nearby jungle.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
If you want to stay away from the crowd, visit from 9:00 to 12:00. But if you want to mingle with other tourists, stay longer since crowds start to flood in by 13:00.
Food stalls and a couple of restaurants serving both Lao and Western dishes are available near the falls.
- Vat Phou
- Dream Weavers
- Xplore Asia Day Tour
The nearest accommodations can be found in the town centre. Hotels such as Pakse Hotel and Restaurant, Champasak Grand Hotel, Arawan Riverside Hotel, Malaythong Hotel, and Mekong Riverside Hotel are some of the places to choose from. Rates range from USD 30 to USD 90.