DONG LING (MONKEY FOREST)
This is a sacred forest located in Ban Dong Muong - covering more than 3 hectares. It is a monkey kingdom! The monkeys can be divided into three groups. The first group are used to humans and might even ask for food from people passing by The second group usually stays in the spirit houses, while the third group generally gets food at the temple. Why not try to spot the three different groups! It's best to visit the Monkey Forest in the dry season.
How to get there: Located in Champhone District. From Savannakhet city, take Route No. 9B, 47 kilometers south to Ban Nakhou, turn left and after about 6,3 kilometers you will be at Ban Dongdokmay. Turn right there and carry on for another 12,6 kilometers.