KRATIE PROVINCE (KRA CHES)
Kratie, a pretty province spanning the Mekong and much of Kratie’s population make its living from the river‘s water. Beyond the river, it’s a remote and wild land that sees few outsiders. Most visitors are drawn by the rare freshwater dolphins of the Irrawaddy found 15 km north of the city.
Kratie is a captivating charm city. It is a perfect place for exploring the countryside. The town of Kratie has been spared by the civil war (bombing, widespread destruction of national patrimonies ... There is therefore a rich heritage in architecture and the French language.
Kratie is a thriving hub and the natural place to break the journey when you travel by road between Phnom Penh and Champassak in southern Laos.