Tham Nam (Water cave), Vang Vieng

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Drag yourself by a rope while floating in a tube and exploring Tham Nam (Water cave). The 500 m (1,640 ft) long ride winds through dark corners and pristine refreshing waters, with only the light of your headlamp illuminating the narrow passages. Although the conditions are completely safe and the fixed ropes ensure you don’t wander off, you can hire a guide to assist you and give you some background information about the cave. Finish your adventure with a meal in the nearby restaurant. Keep in mind that the tube floating experience is possible only during the wet season, while in the dry season visitors explore the cave by foot. Plan to visit Tham Nam (Water cave) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vang Vieng attractions using our Vang Vieng trip planner .
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  • Visiting the cave by floating tubs is a new experience. Very relaxing even there are many activities with water. Swimming or just lazy lying down along the river.  more »
  • A very fun way and way a cave to visit. Adventurous and funny, definitely worth visiting. Be sure to bring water shoes. Disadvantage: very touristy, too many people at the same time in the cave.
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  • Feel something to be explored! On the line was a bit of rope, hand and foot odor Bullseye to take the teeth out of Jim's glove was also a good choice. On the way back to the first hitter we peek into almost people per ton of Commerce Hat die blah blah blah really enjoyed switching well!!! You have to be careful to be head in regards to dic
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  • Triling for first timer! Good to have a guide with you.
  • Funny experience, one hour or so in the dark and cold water. Good to make friendships and be skilled with tubes.
  • Didnt like it at all. Place was super crowded and super noisy. Not worth visiting.
  • Amazing experience 😊👌
  • Fun underwater exploring

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A frequently visited eco-tourism spot, Vang Vieng offers a variety of budget and mid-range accommodations and basic tourist services. Most of the lodgings sit between route 13 and Nam Song, with boutique hotels tending to sit closer to the main road and low-key options grouped around the market. Bungalows on the river island are popular among young visitors traveling in groups, although you should ask to view the room and the bathroom before you pay, as these accommodations aren't always in top condition.
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