Phra That Si Song Rak is located on the bank of Man River about
one kilometer away from Amphoe Dan Sai. Constructed in 1560, it commemorates
the mutual cooperation between Krung Sri Ayutthaya and Krung Sri Satana
Kanahut (Vientiane). The structure is about 30 meters high and its annual
celebrations are attened by thousands of people.
Rua National Park 1,375 meters above sea level, is another
majestic mountain with a vast pine-covered plateau on top. A cliff shaped
like the bow of a Chinese junk juts out over the mountain. There are lodgings
provided at the park and prior reservation is needed by contacting tel.
5790529, 5794842. The park is 59 kilometers from Loei or 9 kilometeres
from Amphoe Phu Rua. There are buses leaving both from Loei and from Amphoe
Lom Sak of Phetchahun to Phu Rua daily.
Khut Khu rapid on the middle of the Maekhong River at Amphoe
Chiang Khan creates a narrow but extremely swift current. Immersed in
and smoothed by the rushing water for countless years, the rocks produce
multi-colored scenes of unique beauty.
Si Khun Muang is located to the North of the Chiang Khan market.
The main chapel is shaped like those found in the North. The wall murals
depict a religious legend.
Luang Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the high plateau with
an elevation of 1,550 meters. The area of Phu Luang covered several districts;
Wang Saphung, Phu Rua, Dan Sai and Phu Luang. Travel 35 kilometers from
Amphoe Wang Saphung to Huai Kung and take a walk to the Loan Tae tourist
resting sopt, 7 kilometers away. Phu Luang forest is a blend forest of
tropical and colder mate forest. Wild animals are abundant. Arranging
for transportation, accommodation and sight-seeing is only by Phu Luang
Tourist Office, Amphoe Wang Saphung Administrative Office. Prior reservation
is advisable, Tel. (042) 841141. The sanctuary is close during June September
Kradung National Park is located on high plateau about seventy
kilometers from Loei on the Khon Kaen - Loei Highway. Lush and fertile,
it is the home of many types of wildlife. With an elevation of 1,325 meters,
the Park is ideally suitable for cold climate plants and trees. Bungalows
and tents are provided by the National Park Section, Forestry Department,
and prior reservation should he made through tel. 5790029, 5794842 to
ensure over night stay. As for private accommodations, the April Camping
Co., Ltd. offers approximately 200 - 300 small bungalows each of which
can accommodate two guests. For additional information and reservation,
please contact Tel. 2700090.