Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, Luang Prabang

4.5
#2 of 45 in Wildlife in Laos
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Initiated in 2014 by a Dutch couple, Kuang Si Butterfly Farm gathers entomologists and botanists to study and preserve Laos' butterflies and help reduce alarming environmental issues. Situated some 300 m (984 ft) before the a scenic waterfall, the center also educates visitors to raise awareness about this region's delicate yet remarkable ecology. Visit the picnic area, the natural swimming pools formed from the waterfall, and the lovely bakery. The family-friendly attraction welcomes children, and also offers volunteering opportunities. Use our Luang Prabang travel planning tool to visit Kuang Si Butterfly Farm on your trip to Luang Prabang, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We arrived here about 1pm on our way back from the morning at the falls. The guy working the front counter was very rude. It cost 40,000kip (about $6CAD) to enter. They give you a map and educations.....  more »
  • At the Falls,we were approached by a friendly Dutch lady who told us about the Butterfly Park which I visited on the way back to Luang Prabang with our daughter. It was a haven of delight and peace...  more »
  • Beautiful butterflys and wonderful Dutch apple cake. The young lad volunteer explained the life cycle of a butterfly in detail with examples of the specific species.  more »
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  • Absolutely loved this place. Its not very big however its stunning. The setting is perfect. The staff are very friendly and informative. The butterflies are numerous and stunning. Definitely worth a visit. The cafe overlooks a huge fish pond where you can feed them.
  • What a paradise. The first thing you see when entering the park is a beautiful little waterfall, and then it just gets better with the gardens and the butterflies. The species they have are amazing and are all local. You can get all explanations you want as there are guides happy to talk with you. Don't miss this place !
  • Really interesting and pretty place. Wear easy to remove shoes so you can dip your feet in the water
  • Wonderful place. I really enjoyed my time there and the owners are amazing. Would 100% recommend.
  • You can really see the lifeline from start to finish in the butterfly park. But what makes it even more special is the people that are running it! they truly have a passion for what they are doing, and dont feel shy to ask them about the butterflys :) must see if u love nature.

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