Vat Phu-Champasak-Laos

Hours & Admission Print
Open everyday:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm for the site
8:00 am - 4:30 pm for the museum

Admission for site and museum: 50 000 LAK  
For Lao people: 20 000 LAK
Electric car service is included.

Free admission for monks, children under 18 and disabled persons.


Entrance to the site outside opening hours: 40 000 LAK

For Lao people: 5 000 LAK per adult

From 6 am to 8 am and from 4.30 pm to 6 pm, an entrance ticket can be bought at the main gate.

The ticket is valid for a whole day.



To visit other sites of the World Heritage Area, please inquire at the reception of the museum.


Guided tours
The guides of the Management Office offer guided tours.
Museum and Vat Phu site
-  100 000 LAK per group
Nang Sida et Tao Tao temples
-  200 000 LAK per group
Muang Kang pagoda and Tomo temple
-  400 000 LAK per group


Shop and tearoom

Local products of Lao artisans are sold at the shop.

The products were made by people who produce them either as part of an association or NGO project working on the economic development of the region.


Smoke-Free Area

Sights from Vat Phou

Hours & Admission

Open everyday:
8:00 am - 6:00 pm for the site
- 8:00 am 4:30 pm for the museum
(Ticket fee includes site entrance, museum entrance and electric car service.)

50 000 LAK

for Lao people: 20 000 LAK 


Possibility of visiting the site outside opening hours.
More details at: Hours & Admission.


This website has been produced within the framework  of French – Lao Cooperation Project: " Priority Solidarity Funds -  Vat Phou Champasak: Enhancement and development of the historical and cultural site".


Ministry of Information and Culture
Head Office of Heritage
Management Office of Vat Phou-Champasak





Ministry of Foreign Affairs
French Embassy in Laos
Cooperation and Culture Office