Description: Ban Mai Singsamphan, a fishing village located at the bottom of the beautiful Khong Mountain ('Fish Basket' Mountain) inside the Phou Xieng Thong National Protected Area, makes fish baskets which can be alternatively used as containers, vases and decorations. The baskets are given to guests who take guided tours to Khong Mountain and stay overnight in a homestay in the village. The village also produces rice alcohol, weavings and herbal medicines for sale to weekend visitors from nearby Thailand . To get to Ban Mai, villagers request that visitors contact them in advance through the Provincial Tourism Office in Pakse or by taking a packaged tour. Refer to the map and tour information above.