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Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Fall Day Tour

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    This morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to a pier on the Mekong River for a boat ride up the River. Laos has several waterways that have traditionally been used as the local form of transportation and they continue to be used in that manner today in many parts of the country. Taking a local boat cruise is probably one of the most rewarding ways to discover the life along the rivers. As you cruise along, observe the daily activities of fishermen, how they throw their nets in an elegant arm gestures, and rely on the water for their livelihood. For the villages settled along the Mekong, the River plays an important role in their daily life and usually represents the only means of transportation and commerce.

    Two hours upstream from Luang Prabang, disembark to visit the famous Pak Ou Caves. Locally called Tam Ting, the caves are filled with thousands of gold-lacquered Buddha statues. The statues range in size from a few centimeters tall to the height of a human and are crammed into the cave which is nestled in a limestone cliff. The caves are a destination for local pilgrimages.

    After visiting the caves, reboard the boat for a cruise back to Luang Prabang. En route, stop at Ban Xang Hay, a village which specializes in making traditional rice-wine.Lunch at local restaurant.

    This afternoon, enjoy a visit to Kuang Si Waterfall, south west of Luang Prabang (32km). Along the way, stops will be made to visit some villages of the various ethnic minorities of the area. Upon reaching the falls, relax and enjoy the scenery, and if the weather is good, you can enjoy a swim in the cool, clear waters.

    For the adventurous, it is possible to walk to the top of the falls via a steep track where stunning views await you at the top.

    After leisurely time at the waterfalls, transfer back to your hotel in Luang Prabang.
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    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Luang Prabang
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Luang Prabang
    Inclusions
    • Transport into A/C vehicle
    • Lunch
    • All permissions and local taxes
    • Private English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Pak Ou Caves
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 7 people per booking
    • Minimum age is 2 years
    • Group discount is available for group size of 3 or more
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

    No guide showed up after I waited for half an hour at hotel lobby. Absolutely unacceptable and ridiculous! Payment went through many days ago though.

    Thank Adeline2005
    Reviewed 26 June 2019 via mobile

    Great tour for a first day in Laos if you have never been here before. Went to an interesting cave site, a boat ride down the river, free drinks of whiskey and lunch, and a beautiful waterfall at the end where there is a chance...More

    Thank erj246
    Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

    This is an amazing company run by Lao people to save the elephants in Lao, they also do other tours to the waterfalls and caves. We didn’t want to ride elephants as we felt it was cruel but after visiting the reserve for lunch as...More

    1  Thank HenNorthampton
    Reviewed 15 May 2019 via mobile

    After waiting for pickup for half and hour and trying to call multiple times without answer I gave up on trying to count on this company. Wasted a whole day because all the other tours had left by the time we tried to switch.

    Thank Footprints437080
    Reviewed 14 August 2018

    It starts with this slow boat ride on Mekong river, all you see is wild jungel and some fishermen. After 2 hours with one stop at a very nice village with god handcraft items. Then you get to Pak Ou Cave and the story behind...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
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