Bamboo Bridge, Luang Prabang

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Cross the Nam Khan River on rickety Bamboo Bridge, which often gets washed away by the rising water during the rainy season. The small fee you'll pay to cross helps a local family rebuild this structure each year. The open-air restaurant on the other side serves delicious local dishes, such as eggplant dip with a mix of black and white rice. Sit on floor cushions with your meal and watch as other travelers and Buddhist monks brave the wobbly bridge. Plan to visit Bamboo Bridge during your Luang Prabang vacation using our convenient Luang Prabang trip planner .
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  • i had to go all the way around to the motorcycle bridge to get back as i didnt like how it wobbles (it is safe im just a big chicken)  more »
  • This is best seen from the View Point café--- day or night, very picturesque. You can also walk around the café and down steps/trail to the river's edge and walk across the bridge. great views. it's r...  more »
  • The bridge is built by a local family every year because they have to take it down for raining season so you pay a small price to cross to pay them salary and keep the bridge safe. On the bridge you h...  more »
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  • The bamboo bridge only exists 6 months of the year in dry season because the bridge will be destroy by river water in rainy season. I am so cool to be able to see and walk through this. The cost is 5000 kip/person to cross for re-build the bridge again in next year. When you cross to the other side, there are an Restaurent and shop. You also can wall in the river. Make sure you keep the paper ticket for the return journey. 🇻🇳
  • Every year when end of raining season the river will down level and local people will create bamboo bridge for convenient transportation from outskirts to town. That very nice and classic
  • What a fun bridge. The bridge offers great views of the two meeting rivers. Cost is 10k KIP per person for a 2-way crossing. There is a village and Wat the other side. The bridge is sturdy and has handrails. The bridge is only up during the dry season, due to water levels and flow. Definitely, one to do when in Luang Prabang. Hope this helps :-)
  • I like the other bamboo bridge better. This was is still good. Great for photos.
  • Very beautiful bridge only for people. No problems in this period. Safe. A new little adventure on Mekong.
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