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Don Khong

Khong Island or Don Khong is the main island of Si Phan Don. Khong Island is famous for its natural beauty and is a growing tourist destination. Many tourists combine their visit to the island with a visit to nearby Don Det and Don Khon islands, where it is possible to view the Khone Phapheng Falls.

Don Khong (Khong Island) is the main island of Si Phan Don. Khong Island is famous for its natural beauty and is a growing tourist destination. Many tourists combine their visit to the island with a visit to nearby Don Det and Don Khon islands, where it is possible to view the Khone Phapheng Falls.

The island has a population of approximately 55.000 people, mainly concentrated in the two villages Muang Saen (west) and Muang Khong (east). The former President of Laos, Khamtai Siphandon has a residence on the island, and explains the surprisingly high-quality of infrastructure, such as asphalted roads and electricity, on the island. Locals tend to travel on longtail boats.

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