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Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang

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Surrounded by lush tropical jungle, Kuang Si Falls feature a series of travertine cascades and turquoise pools. The three-tiered waterfall--the largest in the area--spills from the shallow pools on the top of a sheer hillside and then drops 60 m (200 ft) into a cluster of natural pools. Put on some sturdy shoes and climb the slippery trails on the side of the cascades to get to the top. Amenities include well-kept pathways and bridges, picnic tables, and wooden huts near the entrance where you can change into a swimsuit. The scenic journey to the waterfall, leading across paddy fields and past farming villages, is an attraction in its own right. Work out when and for how long to visit Kuang Si Falls and other Luang Prabang attractions using our handy Luang Prabang itinerary builder.
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  • Wonderful waterfall with many levels. Fabulous for photography and just a walk in the park in general. Be prepared for climbing and many tourists. Go early in the day to avoid the tourists and their s...  more »
  • Take a tuk tuk or hire a driver - dangerous roads lie ahead!! Lovely falls. Hike to the top, but a warm beer and take a dip! If you're feeling extra adventurous then you can walk to the caves tho most...  more »
  • Wonderful waterfalls located within a nature reserve. The course includes various steps which gradually lead you to the source (reached after a climb not very easy for those not accustomed to walking in the mountains, but the effort is worth the trouble)
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