Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang

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Surrounded by lush tropical jungle, Kuang Si Waterfall 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. Take a look at our Luang Prabang online route planner to schedule your visit to Kuang Si Waterfall and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • beautiful and well worth the visit and swimming in the different pools. Highly recommend going in the morning to avoid bigger queues  more »
  • How beautiful and clean.... We did the hike to the top and if you have the stamina it’s highly recommended, it’s not tough just a bit slippery at some parts. Got some lovely views and time away from t...  more »
  • This nice place to visit and picnic with friends enjoy relax in forest and swimming in the nuture pool  more »
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  • Nothing spectacular just some limestone steps. Water pretty clear n few swimming holes good for a cool dip on a hot day. Nice walk
  • Nice place to hang out. Best to book a night to stay so you can enjoy the waterfalls closer to the end of the day and the following morning (less people).
  • This is a wonderful wall with many water level. The pristine blue color is very unique. I love it.
  • Water is clear blue and the waterfalls is really nice; You can swim in few different spot which is good and give space for all the tourists. You can also hike to the top and have a good view. Aaannnd you got the right to visit the conservation park for bears and learn about the job of the volunteers of there (and it is really nice)
  • Really beautiful! Bring the necessary to swim and go early! The least people there are, the more you can appreciate the nature.
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