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Great jungle walk but standards allowed to slide

Someone a few years ago spent a lot of time and effort creating a super paved walk through the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
VanessaDursley
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Beautiful falls but flocked by way too many tourists.

The falls are quite beautiful and provides a nice hike to see the multilevels of them. However we... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
LolaLanes
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Directions; from the end of the night market road (Post Office end) turn left at the cross roads. Straight on until you reach 'T' junction then turn right. Go straight on out of town for about 4Km's and turn right where sign posted 'Tad Thong...more
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Ban Houay Thong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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All reviews dry season jungle walk beautiful and peaceful place tuk tuk nice hike couple of hours night market trail bike waterfall ride nature 6km village swim tourists route
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waterfall is situated in the midst of a forest. Though sites like these seem "out of the way" - that is the way things are in Laos. You drive through kilometers of dirt roads, and then in the middle of nowhere, viola - Paradise...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MAV627
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We took the Mountainbikes and cycled about 4 km along the road starting at the night market. Later at a junction you cycle 3km off-road to the waterfall. Make sure your bike has gears as it gets a little step. We met 1 other tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BeachFFM
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a driver from town but the road had given way about 1 km from the start of the trail so we walked in. We saw no other walkers for the couple of hours we were there. We considered the pathways/bridges/water crossings to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JaneoBell
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Someone a few years ago spent a lot of time and effort creating a super paved walk through the jungle by the waterfall with a swimming lake. It is still a beautiful and peaceful place, listening to the birds and insects was amazing. We saw...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank VanessaDursley
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The falls are quite beautiful and provides a nice hike to see the multilevels of them. However we went mid afternoon when it was inundated by tourists. Much better to visit the falls early in the morning. You can swim at certain levels but since...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LolaLanes
Reviewed 9 April 2018

So sad the amount of trash that made the experience less than special. The walk in the woods alone is great and the waterfall is nice but the amount of trash just ruined the place. The waterfall itself was nice but not too impressive. Especially...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wilsons26
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Must be seen in the morning for the light. The waterfall are really very nice. this inspired all the asian artists...

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gighazi
Reviewed 24 February 2018

As they say, during the dry season the waterfall isn't worth visiting. However we went for the walk, and it was worth it. The waterfall is a small cascading stream. If you take the walk in an anti-clockwise direction you will follow the stream up....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This water fall is just a quick ride from town. It is a beautiful and peaceful place. We enjoyed the falls. Unfortunately the amount of plastic littering the roads is a sad sight - the country is starting to strangle itself in plastic and soon...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not far from the downtown area, these falls are easily accessible. You can taxi, scooter, or tuk-tuk out there for not much money. The falls are really nice and extremely peaceful. They are in great shape and almost appear to be man-made.

Date of experience: January 2018
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