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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. Put Tad Sae Waterfall at the forefront of your travel plans using our Luang Prabang trip builder.
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  • This place is simply amazing. Upon entering the waterfall; we spent some time with the bears. We hiked up the waterfall and took some amazing pictures. To cool down, we hiked down the mountain and lou...  more »
  • When you first visit the Kuang Si falls, these might be a bit disappointing. Not because it is not beautiful because it is beautiful but there is here a very commercial park built around it. You can use a zip line here bv and unfortunately there are also elephant rides offered.
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  • We took the boat up from the elephant village (having been told the waterfall was dry but went for the boating experience). A tragic sight of monkeys in very small cages who seemed traumatised by bore...  more »
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  • Fantastic waterfall! Not too much People and you can swim wherever you want. Little boattrip to the Tad Sae Waterfall is fun as well
  • It's great here! You can get there by motor bike from Luang Prabang easily. You then get a boat (10,000 kip if 2 or more are on the boat). This takes you to a docking station. You then walk up to the waterfall. Entry is 15,000kip, and is so worth it! You can swim and it is less touristy! I would recommend swimming in a sarong to t shirt ladies as there is a local vibe!
  • Super fun waterfall to play in.
  • Beautiful! Let's ride the elephant!
  • Disappointing compared to the other one in the area. Also, only go here in the wet season because it's dry the rest of the year.