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4-Night Laos Tour to Luang Prabang from Vientiane by Air
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Luang Prabang, Laos
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Reviewed 2 days ago

See how the locals distill their whiskey from fermented rice and fortify it by putting dead cobras etc. in the bottles. Free tasting for those who want to try and buy.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you get off the boat, you will see an interesting whiskey distilling contraption. You can taste the whiskey (50% alcohol) and the rice wines. If you choose not to buy here, there are many shops inside the village selling the same stuff....More

Thank Jayonthego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place comes on the way of our boat tour towards the Pak Ou Caves. For all the whisky lovers it is a must visit. You get to check out the entire whisky making procedure and taste the different kinds of whisky all the different...More

Thank bhatnagar_g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are the same embroidery that can be found in most of the village. But you can experience how the whiskies are made here. Nothing much besides that.

Thank lyho01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a boat coming from Thai border and we stopped here for about half an hour. They showed us how made whisky, gave us a taste (it had something in it-can't remember the animal), didn't like it much. Walked around the village looking...More

Thank kostantine s
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had a brief stop at Ban Xang Hai village on our way to the Pak Ou cave. It was a cool morning on the Mekong river. Whiskey making is the attraction here. Tourist are invited to taste the product. Wine Bottles with an assortment...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A bit of a tourist trap, nice to see, but I advise not to drink it,seeing the content of the bottles The village is nice to walk through and there is a beautiful temple also. Just OK as a stop on a river trip to...More

Thank Stan S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

a nice stop on the way to the caves but really there is not much there.. a few stalls selling textile goods and locally made whiskeys which are quite potent

Thank 854rif
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is just a few market stalls selling the usual tat along with some bottles of home brewed spirits. Ask your tour to skip it.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The boattour to Pak Ou will stop there for 20 minutes. We had rented our own boat and walked very relaxed. If you walk a bit further, you will find a nice small temple. It is interesting to see how they make the wine &...More

Thank Gerard M
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