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Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

Vientiane, Laos

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About Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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.



Attractions near Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

Phou Khao Khouay National Park7.36km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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.

Nam Ngum Reservoir51.16km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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 Park62.17km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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 Keoku63.29km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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 Vientiane63.39km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

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.

Patuxay Monument65.17km from Phou Khao Khouay National Bio-Diversity Conservation Area

Patuxai is a massive war monument and triumphal arch in the center of Vientiane, Laos. It was completed in 1968. It’s also known as the Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane due to its resemblance to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Patuxai, however, is slightly taller than its Parisian counterpart, has four gates rather than two, and is covered in distinctly Laotian designs.

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Vientiane Province features many caves, ancient temples, water reservoirs,zoo, waterfalls, wildlife reserve areas, and mountains. It also contains the highest peak of Laos.