Phou Phanang & Phou Khao Khouay
: Vientiane Province, not to be confused with
Vientiane Capital, has very good sites for rafting and kayaking on the Song, Nam Lik and Nam Ngum Rivers.
There is also ecotourism accommodation on the Nam Lik River operated by
of birds cab be viewed at an artificial lake near Ban Sivilay village. The locals protect the birds and
benefit from your visit by charging a small entrance fee to the lake.
The Phou Phanang National Protected Area is not frequently visited by tourists, but it is home to a herd of wild elephants. To view them, book a tour through an agent and/or take a local village guide. Namsuang is a popular waterfall on the way to Phou Phanang. .