Departure time is 8:00 to 14:00(2pm) or 13:00 to 17:00(5pm) Today you will discover WAT PHOU also known as VAT PHOU which is translated to "Mountain temple" was initially dedicated to Shiva, one of the gods of Hindu Trimirti. The unique layout of khmer architecture gained it the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE in 2001. Start the tour with visiting the Wat Phou museum which presents a collection of recovered objects, architectural elements, and sculptures that, for conservation and safety reasons, have been exhibited. After that, climb the stone steps to the top of hillside and discover plenty of temple pillars, barays (reservoirs), lintels, pediments, and palaces throughout your visit. Later , visit the charming town of Champasak steped in history and atmosphere between the Mekong and the mountain.