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Address: Vang Vieng, Laos

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Climbing up to see mountain view of Pha Poak cave and exploring Lusi cave

I like the fact that the caves are located somewhat near to town area. I cycled to these caves and climbed up Pha Poak cave and also enjoyed the mountain view . It was a short... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 to Luci cave (means the Ermit): Nobody there and no fee that day so we... More 

Thank paulandc0
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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 the gave, some parts could easily fit a church! It really felt like an adventure

Thank JW B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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. The view is absolutely stunning and well worth the effort. Coming down is a little... More 

1 Thank 13Nic13
Ghent, Belgium
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
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 two exploring every part of the cave. Make sure you are given a good working... More 

1 Thank Severine B
Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I like the fact that the caves are located somewhat near to town area. I cycled to these caves and climbed up Pha Poak cave and also enjoyed the mountain view . It was a short bicycle ride to Lusi cave nearby and a headlight was provided to explore inside the cave. 10 000 kip admission fee for each cave.

1 Thank jalee77
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We started our hike sometime at 3:30 pm, to skip the potential throngs of tourist if any planning to hike this Hill. On arrival we find that there is a make shift ticketing counter and entrance is charge at 10,000 Kip. Take note that the place closes at 5:30 pm (which we weren't aware off) The hike up was rather... More 

Thank Gary F
Schiedam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of the easy things to do from Vang Vieng on your own on foot. Just walk the well-indicated flat path through the fields across the bamboo bridge. You first come to a karst mountain you can climb to get a view. The climb may be good for the young and fit, but it consists of a series... More 

Thank Johan S
Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This viewpoint offers a unique view that is easily accessible for those looking for a quick adventure! It's a step away from the array of caves and lagoons, but it is special in its own way and requires a bit of a hike to reach the summit. The hike weaves in and out of the geologically unique karst rock formations,... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We took one hour to climb to this moutain, it is easy walk and not to high. From the top of moutain you can overview of Vang Vieng City, nice and beautiful scenery.

Thank Candy C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went to visit the cave this morning & found 4 drunk young men waiting for us after a walk of at least 400m from the road. The two guys we spoke to both smelled strongly of beer & all 4 were drinking from plastic cups containing beer. There were empty and smashed beer bottles littered around... More 

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