Xe Pian and Dong Ampham National Protected Areas
Ethnic Groups: Lao, Mon-Khmer speaking groups
Ecotourism Attractions: Attapeu is known for its three rivers: the Xe Kong, Xe Kaman
and Xe Xou .
Travelers can take a boat along the Xe Kong River, which defines the border with Cambodia, and
then up the Xe Pian River to access Xe Pian National Protected Area. The remote and little
known Nong Fa Lake is the largest and possibly only crater lake in
slopes of Bolaven Plateau in Attapeu are heavily forested and support various wildlife
species; much of the forests are protected by provincial protected areas.
Trekking in Attapeu.