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Approximately 12km out of town, a variety of floating restaurants situated on a shallow... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
cvonrech
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Savannakhet, Laos
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Nice to cycle out to!

We cycled here (rented bikes from ‘The Bored Room’ in Savannakhet) and it was really beautiful. We... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
evieakiens
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Approximately 12km out of town, a variety of floating restaurants situated on a shallow agricultural lake. Great on the weekends with friends or in the afternoon for a quiet beer.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We cycled here (rented bikes from ‘The Bored Room’ in Savannakhet) and it was really beautiful. We were the only tourists there and it was very peaceful! About 8km cycle which is reasonable, roads are okay, quiet once out of town, not too bumpy. From...More

Thank evieakiens
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If you like to cycle, it's a nice jaunt from Savannakhet and on the way to That Ing Hang. You can ride further out to more lakes. There are loads of gazebo restaurants around the lake. I've never tried any of them, but they'd be...More

Thank CyclingLight
Reviewed 22 April 2017

After 6 months in Savannakhet, I had my first visit to the lake and was amazed! Friends and I headed to the lake on motorbikes and it was less than 1/2 and hour's ride away (mind the pot holes!) from where I lived. The first...More

Thank Annabelle L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

You definitely should go there by the sunset time. I've been there twice, but I can tell you the difference is amazing. The reflect of the trees and bungalows in the water + wonderful sunset colors will let you take amazing pictures. It is very...More

Thank bourbon_vanille
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the site and enjoyed the experience with our Laos friends in the dry season. It's unlike any other place we have seen and guess that this Laos style here is very true to what the locals find as amusing and a little bit...More

Thank Mikael D
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

this is a really good way to spend a few hours. We combined it with a trip to the stupa. Both were nice if not remarkable. It was dry season, so the lake was small, but it is cool ,relaxing, restaurants are nice, buffalo walking...More

Thank Kane F
Reviewed 19 April 2016

If it's the dry season you will be looking at mud pits from the stilt eating platforms. The road is a potholed disaster, even the 4WDs slow to a crawl. Don't bother unless it has rained and you own a helicopter

Thank Instantcalmer
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

If you want to cycle around Savannakhet and need a goal: ride to the lake. It is just 6km out of town with several wooden bars on the river bank. The road is in good condition

Thank Aileen G
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Being the peak of hot/dry season not the ideal time to go (April 2015) as the waters in the lake have receded a long way, but none the less you can still see what a natural scenic picnic spot mainly for locals this is -...More

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