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very good views but a bit of a climb

definitely only do this climb is you have good shoes and are reasonably fit. Climbing in thongs or... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Jacalyn Leah M
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Patterson Lakes, Australia
Short but challenging!

The Pha Poak Viewpoint was visible from our hotel balcony, so we thought we would check it out... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Paige B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Sucked in by tales of the Blue Lagoon. Guide went too far ahead of us. Swimming? In muddy waist deep water. It took a long time to get to the big pool of water (Blue Lagoon) Rickety wood bridges/ladders.

Thank EdwardRY
Reviewed 12 May 2018

definitely only do this climb is you have good shoes and are reasonably fit. Climbing in thongs or similar even in dry weather could be quite dangerous. While a little challenging, the views from the top are definitely worthwhile and great value for 10,000 kip...More

Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The Pha Poak Viewpoint was visible from our hotel balcony, so we thought we would check it out. Getting there was very easy as it is just past the bridge and marked by plenty of signs/arrows. As we made our way closer to the mountain,...More

Thank Paige B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Going by the size of this Mountain compared to the one I climbed the day before, I thought this would be a piece of cake. Not so. I walked from the GH in town through the rice fields to the entrance point (paid 10,000 kip),...More

Thank melanie259
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Is good place, why >? only because the nature need thousands and thousands to make this caves. Is really good the trip, but not more. Only if you like and know this atractions. Good. PURE NATURE.

1  Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stumbled around the rice fields just outside of vang vieng and got called by the guys taking care of the admission fee to visit the caves. After payment they took us in the cave barely having any light with them. They told us to use...More

Thank Gabe M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Great walk from the hotel and not crowded at all. We went up Pha Poak peak first expecting to find a cave. But no such thing : Only a steep climb for 10000 kips. Not dangerous but you need decent shoes. We then walked along...More

Thank paulandc0
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Great to do alone, hiked to the caves what was an experience in it self. I was alone and had to pay 10000 kip to go in with two guides, they didn't speak any English but that made it probably better to be impressed by...More

Thank JW B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You can walk here along the marked paths from the town which makes it a really great hike for a few hours. Firstly to the Pha Poak peak, scramble to the top up some ladders, not really that hard, it took us maybe 10 mins....More

1  Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We just loved the lusi cave. With the 10k kip entrance fee we got us a flash light and could explore the cave by ourselves. Quite scary because it's so dark and there was no one else inside. I think we spent an hour or...More

1  Thank Severine B
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