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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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USD 481.00*
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4 days Laos tours including flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang
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A bunch of snakes in jars

if you are the kind that likes to see/experiment the odd .... snakes are dipped into a rice liquor to make it stronger ...or so the villagers say. Not much abt the manufacture... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We visited Whisky village on a day cruise down the mekong, what a wonderful experience to visit this typical Lao village and see the locals at work, this village was a stop off on the way to the Pakou Caves which sit amongst limestone cliffs where the Mekong and the Nan Ou rivers meet, the caves are split in 2... More 

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Lisboa
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57 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

if you are the kind that likes to see/experiment the odd .... snakes are dipped into a rice liquor to make it stronger ...or so the villagers say. Not much abt the manufacture process.

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Thank AnaPaulaLisboa
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stopped by this village as a part of a trek through the Luang Prabang province in Laos. It was mostly fun because you could get a taste of the local culture of Laos and possibly buy some cheap souvenirs for friends, family, or yourself. I, personally, do not like whiskey, but I still enjoyed tasting the various flavors and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

For every place that sells whiskey (or allows you to taste it), there were 20 other scarf shops. All the other trip advisor comments about this being too commercialized are absolutely true. We stopped by here for 15 minutes and were surprised that this is even included as a tourist attraction. Don't bother!

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Mackay, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I hate whisky, so that was never going to appeal to me, but you can see all the snakes in bottles and do some cheap shopping and support the locals ;)

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Madawaska, Maine
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Just spent two hours at Whisky Village[ Baan Sang Hai].Many kinds of whisky moonshine,Loa wkisky [Lau Loa],wkisky with herb and some snakes,scorpians.The village is very well-known from the traditional moonshine made and very good jars[Hai]. There are many small store for selling souvenirs as silk, cotton, silver ..rings bracelets,bamboo craftings.

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Naters, Switzerland
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went there on our own by motorbike on our way to Pak Ou caves. We arrived at a time when there were no other tourists there so it was kind of relaxing to take a stroll through the village, no time pressure. We bought some fabric (cheaper than at LP night market, involves bargaining as always) and whisky and... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

A shame to see a town revolve around tourists and boats coming and going. That said the textiles that the women are working on and making are gorgeous. Wish I had space in my bag for 10 of them at least.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

An enforced stop on the way to the caves, those in my boat and I felt like hostages to pushy and suspicious locals hawking various types of tat, and the boat operator in league with them. They are not to blame of course - but the whole thing is awkward and unfortunate. None of us purchased anything, we didn't see... More 

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California
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Quick stop to the waterfalls. You can bargain well for scarves (yes better than night market prices at times). Interesting bottles of whiskey from scorpion, snake, etc. cheap place for souvenirs. I'd say it is worth the quick stop to walk around and stretch out your legs.

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