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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
jalee77
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Gary F
Schiedam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Johan S
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Candy C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles 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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We got 300.000 kip stolen while we visit the cave as you must leave your bags outside because all the way into the cave is so narrow. There are 3 or 4 kids at the ticket entrance getting the 10.000 kip and even if we did not want anyone to go with us into the cave it was impossible to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We rocked up at the crack of dawn (before the gatekeeper was there to sting us a few kip) and made our way up to the cave. We had our own proper flashlights which helped. Cave is pretty ngarly and dodgy so be reasonable able if you want to go explore as it is not extremely tourist friendly in there... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We hiked to the viewpoint for 10,000kip. Hike up was fun, adventurous and exhilarating with many questionable areas and cliffs, not for the faint of heart. The view was outstanding. Saw a few snakes. We laughed at having to pay money to climb a path that is not safe but super fun. Would recommend for anyone looking for a bit... More 

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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Due to the heavy rain in Vang Vieng currently the caves are gated off as is the viewpoint. I'm not sure if this is related to the weather or if it is seasonal but either way it rendered our venture pointless.

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