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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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  • We got there at 8:30 in the morning and we were the only one there, it was very nice, we did a 2 hours hike with just us, very peaceful. 
  • Really cool sight - several levels of waterfalls, all so beautiful and bright blue/green in color. There were plenty of pools to explore (would suggest water shoes for added confidence, although the r...  more »
  • We have achieved these waterfalls after a 2stündigen trekking (rather a tour...) and could therefore descend from the highest waterfall to the deepest. Beautiful colors, beautiful natural pools to lie down.
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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.