in Champasak, Laos

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.120 and 105.799 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 7' 12" and E 105° 47' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kip - LAK
Spoken languages:
Lao, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:06 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:46 am and 5:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.112 and -74.198 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Laos in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Laos.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2023-10-03 07:26:43

Touring Pakse

Pakse in Champasak with it's 88,332 residents is a town located in Laos about 3,536 mi (or 5,691 km) south-east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital place.

Time in Pakse is now 01:06 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 10 airports nearby Pakse, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Laos is Pakse International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Laos is Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), South.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Phonthong, Khong Chiam, Sirindhorn, Pakxong and Buntharik. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 26%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 5th of October 2023

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 6th of October 2023

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 7th of October 2023

26°C (80 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Boat Racing Festival at Nong Hoy village in Pakse 02

Published: January 30, 2012
Length: 25:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darly J Ban Nong Hoy in Pakse, Laos.


Published: December 07, 2012
Length: 44:50 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Choudenman

My travel video from my trip to Pakse in the south of Laos.

End of Buddhist Lent in Pakse, Laos 10

Published: January 13, 2012
Length: 18:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darly J

Giving alms in Pakse, Laos. I'm walking on my knees here so sorry for lots of movement.

Talat Phor Don

Published: September 20, 2013
Length: 21:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darly J Views from Talat Otop on the second floor in Pakse, Laos. You can see the hospital to the right.

Talat Dao Heuang New Pakse Market

Published: September 22, 2013
Length: 52:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darly J Grocery shopping at Talat Dao Heuang New Parket Market, Laos.

Khao Tom Preparation

Published: September 18, 2013
Length: 09:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Darly J

Preparing ingredients for wrapping up Khao Tom (steamed sticky rice wrapped in banana leaves) in Pakse, Laos for a Boun.

Blessing Ceremony for Boat Racing Festival 06

Published: January 19, 2012
Length: 30:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darly J

Blessing ceremony before heading off to Pakse Boat Racing Festival.

Pickled Fish at Talat Dao Heuang, Pakse, Laos

Published: September 22, 2013
Length: 59:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Darly J Pickled Fish and Pickled Fish Roe at Talat Dao Heuang New Pakse Market, Laos.

บรรยากาศริมโขง มองเห็นสะพานปากเซ Maekhong river view near Pakse Lao

Published: September 14, 2014
Length: 38:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 0850825818

บรรยากาศน่าประทับใจบริเวณร้านอาหารริมแม่น้ำโขง เมืองปากเซ สาธารณรัฐ...


Published: November 17, 2014
Length: 01:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Venxlaaja

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 12th-longest river and the 7th-longest in Asia. Its estimated length is 4,350 km, and it drains an area of 795,000 km, discharging 475 km of water annually. From the Tibetan Plateau this river runs through China's Yunnan province, Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Located at 15.1055, 105.814 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mekong River, Ecoregions, Freshwater ecoregions, Rivers of Tibet, Rivers of China, Geography of Yunnan, Rivers of Burma, Rivers of Thailand, Rivers of Laos, Rivers of Cambodia, Tonlé Sap, Rivers of Vietnam, International rivers of Asia, Isan, Laos–Thailand border, Burma–Laos border, Cambodia–Laos border, Border rivers


Pakse or Pakxe is the capital and most populous city in the southern province of Champasak, making it the third most populous city in Laos. It has a population of about 87,000, situated at the confluence of the Xe Don and Mekong Rivers. It also served as the capital of the Kingdom of Champasak until it was unified with the rest of Laos in 1946.

Located at 15.1167, 105.783 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Champasak Province, Laos–Thailand border crossings, Populated places on the Mekong River, Provincial capitals in Laos

Pakse International Airport

Pakse International Airport is one of the few international airports in Laos. Pakse is the former southern capital city of the Champasak Kingdom.

Located at 15.1339, 105.782 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Laos, Champasak Province

Champasak Palace

Champasak Palace, in Pakse, Laos, was a former residence of the Prince of Champasak, Chao Boun Oum. It was built for Prince Boun Oum, as a residence, but he had to abandon it in 1974, before it was finished as the Royal Lao government was overthrown by the communist Pathet Lao. After the revolution, the building was completed and served as a venue for the Communist party congresses and accommodation for visiting dignitaries.

Located at 15.1222, 105.806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Laos, Royal residences in Laos

Champasak Stadium

The Champasak Stadium or Champassack Stadium is a newly built football stadium in Pakse, Laos. It is the home of Champasak FC and it is located just north of the Daoruang Market. It has blue and green tribunes and a proper running track around the field. The stadium is sometimes used for ceremonies and concerts. in 2010, when it had a seating capacity of 5,000, it was expanded. The stadium now holds up to 11,000 people.

Located at 15.1183, 105.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Laos,

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Paksé, Pakxé, باكسي, Паксе, Pakxe, Pakse, پاکسه, PKZ, パークセー郡, პაქსე, 팍세, ປາກເຊ, ເມືອງປາກເຊ, Paksė, ปากเซ, پاکسے, 巴色