Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park, Luang Prabang

4.6
#3 of 30 in Wildlife in Laos
Initiated in 2014 by a Dutch couple, Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park 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 Falls Butterfly Park on your trip to Luang Prabang, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Butterflies flutter by here in a lovely tropical garden setting, full of flowers and graded pathways. Conveniently, the butterflies settle long enough for a good look plus photography (oh I wish I had...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Wow, glad and happy we came all the way out after a visit to this great place. Set up by a Dutch couple who incredibly tough and brave single-handedly this butterfly garden is started about 5 years ago. Of an overgrown piece of land to a haven of peace. Because it is not only the butterfly garden, it is also the serene peace and loving attention to nature and animals. Following on from the beautiful Kuang Si waterfall, lots of colorful flowers and plants, the most beautiful butterflies and insects, Yes, here is the place to be! And that delicious Apple-Cinnamon cake with good coffee is a delicious valve!
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  • September 15, 2017
    Well worth a visit, with many beautiful butterfly species. The fish that eat the dead skin from your feet are an added bonus. The couple that started the butterfly park 3 years ago are extremely frien...  more »

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