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River
Covering more than 40% of the Mekong 's catchment area, Laos has many excellent rivers that traverse dense jungle, deep gorges and sometimes flow through extensive cave systems. Lao rivers can be either wild and challenging or mellow and mild depending on the season. They also vary considerably in their depths, some navigable.....

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Waterfall
Laos high annual rainfall, mountainous terrain and extensive river system create some of the most impressive waterfalls in the world. In fact, the largest waterfall by volume in Southeast Asia, Khone Phapheng, is located in Laos. Laotian people often use waterfalls (called Tad in Lao Language) for weekend getaways, picnics and family get..... 

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National Protected Area
The 20 National Protected Areas cover nearly 14% of the country With large tracts of tropical monsoon forest, diverse wildlife populations and bizarre karst limestone formations riddled with caves, NPAs have an abundance of extraordinary things to see. Although most NPAs are remote and difficult to reach, there are many ecotourism..... 

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Wild Life
Laos is home to over one hundred species of large mammals. Many of these are familiar Asian species such as Tiger, Asian Elephant and Gaur (a species of wild cattle). Lao also holds an impressive diversity of primates including five species of gibbon, five species of macaque and four species of leaf monkey including the incredibly beautiful Douc Langur..... 

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