Jampasak is one of the district in Laos, getting more popular 4-5 year ago, especially for Thai people who like the movie ” Sabaidee Luang Prabang” which filmed in many places here.
Jampasak is at the border of Thailand and Cambodia. Paksei is the main city, the 3rd biggest city in Laos after Vientiane and Gaisornviharn. It is is most plentiful of nature as the Kong River runs through so its named Sipan Don, land of four thousand islands.
Attraction in Jampasak
Pu Temple is the important historical site in Jampasak , one of the proudest place for Laos as it was recorded as the world heritage in 2544 (Buddhist year) after thorough restorations which now it stands for more than 1000 years by King Chai Woramun to show the belief of Hindi Gods to nature which is close to ancient Khmer architecture.
Paksei is the small city that remains the traditional cultures completely such as language, food, making merit, going to temple and traditional markets as well as the friendliness of its people.
Tatyeung Waterfall is 100 meters high and very beautiful during rainy season. The lower part is available for swimming. Tat means waterfall and Yueng means an animal that looks like horse. Therefore, it means the waterfall where these animals come together and the high light is to try the taste of them.
Travel to Jampasak
By land, from Thailand border, you can access from Mek at Sirinthorn district, Ubonratchatani Province. Then drive on the main road 10 about 42 kms until you reach the Laos-Japan bridge with 1380 length across the River Kong. It takes an hour to reach Paksei.
By plane, there are many international airlines available to land in Paksei.