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very good

This is really good option, very nice to caving, many times is little dangerous. Is better if you... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Montevideo, Uruguay
Excellent Caves to Explore but Beware Scamming Locals

I rented a mountain bike from Vang Vieng to do some independent spelunking. These two caves are... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Krabi Town, Thailand
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Vang Vieng, Laos
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is really good option, very nice to caving, many times is little dangerous. Is better if you go with guide with tour. GOOD.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I rented a mountain bike from Vang Vieng to do some independent spelunking. These two caves are located in some scenic farmland about 16 km north of town and are absolutely worth the trip. Tham Hoi is the bigger one and is easily worth a...More

Thank ABettik
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is what I would like to see when visiting caves. A big, dark cave, untouched in the sense that there are no wooden pathways and no light. You can walk hundreds of meters into the cave and explore the interior by your own torchlight....More

1  Thank Tore S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Loup cave is quite slippery and full of stalactites. You can also find loads of small buddha statues all over inside the cave. Hoi Cave is my favourite and quite easy to find your way through it. At the entrance there is a huge seating...More

Thank Nathalia F
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Drove here in our rental. Missed the turning twice. 10000 to park and 5000 per person to cross the bridge. We hiked through the rice fields and dirt tracks in search but after finding the elephant cave and water cave we didn't manage to find...More

Thank button88
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We saw these caves as part of a tour organised in Vang Vieng so didn't have the issues other travellers have mentioned with guides trying to rip you off. We'd organised this bespoke tour to the 4 caves (elephant, Hoi, Loup and water) because it...More

1  Thank putney2015
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Nice one. Well accessible and enough room to walk; although not possible to fully assess as I was there virtually by myself. Views from outside are also very nice. Worth a visit, and easy to do from Vang Vieng

Thank Wouter K
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Vang vieng is like Thai full moon island crowd beamed down to maraud through a beautiful landscape. Lonely planet write up made us give it a chance and the caves and lagoons they write about sounded chill and something we could explore independently. Tham nam...More

6  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 13 September 2015

impressive caves, really deep... and creepy ! don't hesitate to pay the local guy for a guided visit as you'll find it difficult to find your way in...and out ! it's VERY dark inside...

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 10 September 2015

vang vieng , nature lover paradise .. lime stone mountain ... cave and river ...you must visit tham loup & tham hoi caves

Thank Vir772001
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12 May 2017|
Response from Bubzzzz |
Yes, it is 200m from Tham Nam, you can find a board sign showing the direction.
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