Phou Khao Khouay National Park in Bolikhamsai Province, Laos - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Laos

National Parks

About Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Phou Khao Khouay National Park is located only 40 kilometers northeast of Vientiane, accessible via Route 13 headed to Tha Khaek. The park, which means “Buffalo Horn Mountain”, features some beautiful scenery and a vast array of biodiversity ranging from dense jungle to cool, misty pine forests, rivers and waterfalls and so more.


Attractions near Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area7.36km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Phou Khao Khouay National Park is located only 40 kilometres northeast of Vientiane, accessible via Route 13 headed to Tha Khaek. The park, which means “Buffalo Horn Mountain”, features some beautiful scenery and a vast array of biodiversity ranging from dense jungle to cool, misty pine forests, rivers and waterfalls, including noteworthy Tad Leuk and Tad Xay.

Nam Ngum Reservoir55.75km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

The Nam Ngum Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Nam Ngum River, a major tributary of the Mekong River in Laos. It was the first hydropower dam built in the Lao PDR. Nam Ngum 1 is a gravity concrete dam with a power station at the base of the dam. Daily a lot of peoples visits to this place.

Buddha Park62.96km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River. Although it is not a temple, the park may be referred to as Wat Xieng Khuan, since it contains numerous religious images. The name Xieng Khuan means Spirit City. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues. The socialist government operates Buddha Park as a tourist attraction and a public park.

Sala Keoku63.75km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Sala Keoku is a park featuring giant fantastic concrete sculptures inspired by Buddhism and Hinduism. It is located near Nong Khai, Thailand in the immediate proximity of the Thai-Lao border and the Mekong river. The park has been built by and reflects the vision of Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat and his followers. The construction started in 1978. It shares the style of Sulilat's earlier creation, Buddha Park on the Lao side of Mekong, but is marked by even more extravagant fantasy and greater propor

Pha That Luang Vientiane65.9km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Pha That Luang, located about 4km northeast of the city centre, is the most important national monument in Laos – a symbol of Buddhist religion and Lao sovereignty. Legend has it that Ashokan missionaries from India erected a tâht (stupa) here to enclose a piece of Buddha's breastbone as early as the 3rd century BC.

Phou Bia67.65km from Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Phou Bia is the highest mountain in Laos and is located in the Annamese Cordillera, at the southern limit of the Xiangkhoang Plateau in Xiangkhouang Province.

Where is Phou Khao Khouay National Park

Discover more attractions in Bolikhamsai Province, where Phou Khao Khouay National Park is located

Bolikhamsai is a province of Laos. Pakxan, Thaphabat, Pakkading, Borikhane, Viengthong, and Khamkeut are its districts and Pakxan is its capital city. The province is the site of the Nam Theun 2 Dam, the country's largest hydroelectric project and also there are so many beautiful places there.