The Tad Lo Falls, located in the town of the same name, Tad Lo, Bolaven Plateau in Laos plateau. Information Tad Lo falls, Bus from Pakse to Tad Lo

Tad Lo Falls

In the province of Saravanh, in the plateau Bolaven Plateau the small village of Tad Lo is sprinkled by water of 3 falls that are to your around, among these water falls are the falls of the same name as the village, the Tad Lo waterfalls.



Tad Lo falls information


Tad Lo Falls are located near the village Tad Lo, Just 1 minute walk after leaving the Tad Hang waterfalls.
The village of Tad Lo is about 80 kilometers from the city of Pakse, however the Tad is a must-see during any visit to the Bolaven Plateau, since the small village of Tad Lo is the place where the waterfalls are located Tad Hang, Tad Lo waterfalls and cataracts Tad Suong.

During the dry season, it is possible to bathe in the Tad, however during the rainy season the eddies formed by the force of the water are dangerous. One of the most popular activities in the Tad Lo waterfalls is ride on elephant walking through the forest until you reach the Tad Lo waterfalls.

Tad Lo Falls in Laos
Tad Lo Falls in Laos

Where to eat in Tad Lo? Restaurants Tad Lo Falls


The best choice for a meal at the Tad Lo waterfalls is the Laotian restaurant located at the foot of the falls Tad Hang, therefore shall undo the road to return from road to the village of Tad Lo and thus be able to stop at the restaurant.

Overnight at Tad Lo: bungalows in Tad Lo Falls


In the area of the Tad Lo waterfalls had a hotal / call Tadlo Lodge Guest House, but ceased its activity. For those travelers who want to sleep in this magical place, the best alternative are the bungalows facing the waterfall Tad hang. We must remember that these bungalows are the public backpacker-oriented, so its price is very affordable but the facilities offered are slim but enough to enjoy the falls the Tad and Tad Hang.

Tad Lo and Tad Hang falls
Tad Lo and Tad Hang falls


Transportation to Tad Lo Falls: How to get to Tad Lo falls?


As happened with Tad Hang, the options offset falls up to the Tad Lo waterfalls are scarce. To go to the Tad Lo waterfalls can go well in bus or bike / car / tourist van, there is no train or metro much less.

Map of Bolaven Plateau
Map of Bolaven Plateau

Buses from Pakse to Tad Lo Falls


The cheapest to reach the falls of Tad Lo is the bus. This bus leaves from the bus station in Pakse and for at the junction of the 20 with Tad Lo road, approximately at 2 kilometers from the village of Tad Lo. After getting off the bus, it is necessary to take a tuk-tuk to the village of Tad Lo, once there is a 5 minute walk to the Tad Lo waterfalls, passing previously falls by Tad Hang.
The bus leaves from Pakse at 7:30 in the morning, with a frequency of 90 minutes until 14:30. The bus ticket costs 30,000 kip (about 2.5€).

Regular Bus Line in Pakse
Regular Bus Line in Pakse

Travel Minibuses by Tad Hang waterfalls, Tad Lo and Bolaven Plateau


Taking into account the few options of transportation in the area of Tad it, the recommended means of travel to go to the falls the Tad and Tad Hang as tourist vans or tourist minibus. These minibuses halibut from Pakse and conducted a tour of the entire plateau of the Bolaven Plateau during the day. Vans or rather the tour engages directly in the city of Pakse, in any of the travel agencies in the main street (the cheapest agencies is Pakse Travel), the tour costs 120,000 kip.

Transportation to Tad Lo Falls
Transportation to Tad Lo Falls

Motorcycle transport to Tad Lo Falls


The more adventurous can rent a motorbike in the city of Pakse by 60.000 kip / day (approx. 5€). The 80 kilometers of distance that separate cataracts Pakse Tad through in 1 hour on a motorcycle. To reach the village of Tad just it follow the 20 road that begins in Pakse.

Map of Tad Lo Falls
Map of how to get to the falls Tad Lo

Video of the Tad Lo Falls


This is a video of the falls Tad Lo and Tad Hang, hope you like it.


Video of the Tad Lo Falls


Related cataracts Tad Lo

  • Tad Hang waterfalls Tad Hang waterfalls close to the waterfalls of Tad Lo Tad Lo village
  • Bolaven Plateau Waterfalls Tad Fane waterfalls, Tad Lo, Tad Suong, Tad Yuang and Phaxuam cliff
  • Pakse Pakse City, the starting point for visiting the falls Bolaven Plateau
  • Vat Phou champa ruins on the Bolaven Plateau, style similar to the Temples of Angkor
  • Si Phan Don 4000 Islands of the Mekong River as it passes through Laos, 4 hours from the city of Pakse