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4000 Islands - Where the Bob of Time Swings Lazily

09 March 2017
4000 Islands known as Si Phan Don is a group of small islands across the Mekong River. It is famous for a large number of awesome islands, natural beautiful settings and the tranquility. These following information will help your journey to 4000 Islands more interesting and memorable. 
Things to See and Do in 4000 Islands
Don Det, Don Khon and Don Khong are the most popular islands in 4000 Islands. Don Det Island is said to be the cheapest and have a vast selection of accommodations. Cycling across the French bridge between two islands of Don Det and Don Khon is the best way to enjoy peace atmosphere as well as picturesque scenes. 

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Don Khon Island is a home to freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins. To view these rare dolphins with rounded heads and short beaks, visitors have to hire a boat to take them out. However, they only have a chance to watch a surfacing dolphin such as a fin or the top of a head from far distance. 

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Having a visit to Don Khong Island, travelers will explore green rice paddies, secluded beaches, isolated farms and rural villages with some ancient temples. For example, Wat Jom Thong in a small village of Ban Khong was built on the site of a Khmer temple and is estimated hundreds of years old.

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Besides, what make Si Phan Don special are spectacular falls such as Tad Somphamit Waterfall, Khon Phapheng Waterfall, Li Phi Waterfall and Si Phan Don Waterfall. If tourists are big fans of aquatic sports, these waterfalls are great sites with fascinating activities like swimming, kayaking and tubing. The water is so clear that you can see a school of fish. Another interesting thing is that several small fishes in the water will nibble off your dead foot skin. 

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It is said that nowhere is better than Si Phan Don to take a sightseeing sunrise and sunset. Viewing the first lights in a day or wonderful scenery of the sun sinking into the Mekong River is a great way for relaxation and enjoyment. In addition, it is possible to rent a small boat and take out the river to watch the entire stunning sights. Beer Lao and Lao whiskey are usually brought on the boat. 

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Hotels and Restaurants in 4000 Islands
Mekong Dream is a 5-minute stroll from French Bridge and Li Phi Waterfall. Free wifi and parking are available for guests. Moreover, pets are allowed on request and no extra charges. Guests can both enjoy local dishes and view Mekong River at the restaurant of the property. There are a large number of books and magazines at the hotel’s library. Other conveniences includes ticket service, currency exchange, a shared lounge, laundry. All rooms feature bathroom, fan, balcony with hammock.

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Little Eden Hotel is close to Don Det Ferry. The restaurant of the hotel provide local and European dishes. You can find out more detailed attractions in 4000 Islands at the tour desk. Other amenities of the property are outdoor pool, garden, pool bar, designated smoking area, free wifi. Each room comes with air conditioner, balcony, private bathroom.

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BABA Guesthouse is situated in Ban Dondet Village and enveloped by greenery. Wifi and parking are free for guests. You can find sun terrace, garden, restaurant, bar, designated smoking area at this property. Each room includes air conditioner, balcony with a green garden or river view, fan and private bathrooms.

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Mama Leuah Restaurant serves Lao and German dishes such as green curries, chicken, vegetables patties. Moreover, another notable restaurant is King Kong with delicious pizzas and Mama Pian.

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