DON DET & DON KHON
Don Khon is joined with Don Det by a historic railway bridge built by the French in 1910. Next to the bridge sits and old locomotive, one of the last remnants of the railway. In addition to the main activity of relaxing by the Mekong, visitors can walk or ride bikes to Don Lai Island to see Som Pha Mit Waterfall or take a trip to see the freshwater dolphins from the tip of Don Khon. Don Det and Don Khon are the most popular of the islands after Don Khong. Both islands offer relaxing bungalow accommodation and a lazy, island pace of life. From Don Det rafting and kayaking trips can be arranged that take you into the heart of the 4000 Islands.
How to get there: To get to Don Det/Don Khon, from Pakse take Route 13 south about 141 km and turn right onto a dirt road at the sign pointing to Nakasang. Follow the road 3 km to the end. From the boat pier you can take a boat to Don Det, which is about 15 minutes away. From the pier at Don Det, take a shuttle bus to Don Khon Island, about 25 minute ride.