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Mount Phousi

Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 470
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (148 reviews)
“sunset view” (43 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 212 470
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"worth the climb"
in 148 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 75 reviews
"sunset view"
in 43 reviews
"small birds"
in 23 reviews
"buddha's footprint"
in 25 reviews
"long climb"
in 26 reviews
"mekong river"
in 135 reviews
"easy climb"
in 30 reviews
"small temple"
in 59 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 51 reviews
"national museum"
in 43 reviews
"night market"
in 103 reviews
"royal palace"
in 62 reviews
"early morning"
in 51 reviews
"walk up"
in 33 reviews
"nice walk"
in 26 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 59 reviews
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Reviewed today

If you climb up from the Night Market side, and back the same way, you will miss all the good things, like the reclining Buddha, the cave and some other sights. Make sure you go down a different way. 20.000 kip entry fee. I have...More

Thank ozgypsy
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Reviewed yesterday

Good viewpoint despite of crowed. You should go in the early morning to see sunrise. Also have temple on the top of Phousi

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed yesterday

You can overlook the city, Mekong River, Numkan River at the summit. You can also see the mountains surrounding the city area. I stayed at a hotel near the back gate. Therefore, I climbed from the back gate to the top. You will be able...More

Thank Satoshi k
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are up to a steep climb then when you get to the top the hard work pays for itself The views are stunning

Thank Sandy A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Steep walk up. People usually go before sunset.I advise you to start the climb about one hour before sunset to get there in time. ..

Thank AshtonLuke
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s an easy hike up to a temple atop the hill and you can enjoy the beautiful 360 view of Luang Prabang. A definite tourist must-visit.

Thank Zipangu L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked up one side of Mt Phousi from the Kingkitsarath road entrance along the steps with the white Naga, some of the walkway is shaded. It is not terribly taxing to climb as long as you are somewhat used to walking around while travelling....More

Thank 1AlwaysOneTheRoad1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views for sunrise or sunset or any other time. During low season it is not crowded which makes picture taking and viewing very pleasant.

Thank cdb15427
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mount Phousi is really beautiful for sunset. You should go up about 30 min before the sunset. It could get quite crowded up there. But from up there you can see the view above the city. It takes about 15-20 to trek up. The path...More

Thank Tulanan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt Phousi is not that high, just few minutes then you will reach the peak. it is located at the city centre so you will reach in just few minutes walk if you are staying at centre area. Propose to climb up at 5pm local...More

Thank zh0ngyic
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Matthieu D
14 January 2018|
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Response from cottingley16 | Reviewed this property |
6.00am but you may be able to get in earlier
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Phouma P |
It is 3 ways to climb to the top,one from night market, two monk school and Namkhan river, 233 steps, the speed depend of you, take around 20-30 minutes,
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3 April 2017|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
It's on the same street as the night market you just walk along the street and you will get there... a tuc tuc could also take u there..
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