Tad Sae Waterfall, Luang Prabang

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Pouring over wide multi-level curved limestone rock formations among trees, Tad Sae Waterfall produce a silky canopy-like effect of dispersed water falling with a constant roar. The water reaches the falls through a moss-covered forest with trees growing straight out of the rock, forming several terraced pools. Take an elephant ride and join the local youngsters for a dip in an emerald-green pond, or walk the boardwalk to reach a wooden observation deck. Thatched huts next the falls provide boat rides. The falls' volume varies quite a bit, with the most dramatic time during rainy season between July and February. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Luang Prabang holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tad Sae Waterfall and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It is reached by scooter from luang prabang, or tuk tuk, but the nice surprise was the passage by boat to the site: 7 min in a superb setting. Upon arrival, pools are beautiful, toured a small walk, there are elephants, a zip line... This is not big and rather family. Less impressive than Kuang so but nice because less touristy.
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  • Amazing Place. From the boat ride to enter the fall. Extremely amazing. Must visit place although less spoken  more »
  • The waterfalls are very beautiful. We were at the beginning Nov. There, the season starts now. But when we came back the visitors in droves flocked to. It is worth in the morning early as to be then you have it for himself alone. You are realy worth seeing.
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  • Nice ! if go there when have lot of water ,very dry this season for me there yesterday 22-05-17
  • Very nice, tiered waterfalls. You can wade into the water and climb up on the different levels. Don't ride on an elephant if the owner still uses a seat (howdah). It is very bad for the elephant.
  • there was no water in the waterfall when i visited it, but you can have a nice trip in the forest. they keep some monkeys in a 1.5m x 1.5m x 1.5m cage, which is unacceptable, as you have to pay 20,000 for the boat plus 15,000 for the entrance to see a dried up waterfall, and they cannot build a larger cage for these monkeys? these cage are too small even for a tiny bird, not for a monkey!!!
  • loved it, easy to reach, good to spend half a day, better with good weather.
  • Natural and not overcrowded.

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