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Tad Sae Waterfall

Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #12 of 50 Attractions in Luang Prabang
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I would not think that the waterfall was particularly interesting without the elephant experience. It is nice but it is not particularly large. I suppose if it was very hot weather it might be refreshing but I think the other waterfall near LP, Tad Kuang Si, is more beautiful and larger. We came to Tad Sae with Tiger Trails Adventure... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

What can I say. I love waterfalls and Laos has tens and I find them all. Eautiful and worth spending time around

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We saw this on our visit to the elephant sanctuary. It is pretty but I'm not sure I'd otherwise recommend a trip there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Water coming down and rolling like clouds. Beautiful, peaceful, nature talking to you...The swimming was to remember childhood . The elephants around , people playing games...worth spending time there.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This place is impossibly beautiful, almost dreamlike. The water is a surreal turquoise (due to minerals in the water) and there are butterflies everywhere. Nice walk to the top as well.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

we very much enjoyed the views but, it was too cold to swim.... the water level was also pretty low which was good because we could walk thru the falls for some great pictures. it was a little unfortunate because it looked as if many of the pools of water were empty. well worth the trip!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

All of us, ages 4-70 agreed that these falls were a better experience than the Tad Sae. They are far more atmospheric, arriving by boat, and they have far fewer crowds. Kuang Si was all tour buses and chaos when we were there, and the swimming areas were more limited. We climbed and swam all over Tad Sae and wished... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It's a bit of a trek to get out here, so you'll want to have something to do, otherwise I'm not sure it'll be worth it. Either plan on getting in the water or bring a picnic and you'll love it! The water is cold, but enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Although smaller than the Kuang Si waterfalls, it is equally as beautiful, and has a different feel with the elephants around and in the water. We visited Tad Sae waterfall as part of a day trip involving a 2 hour walk (trek), boat trip, elephant ride, and visit to the falls. It was a spectacular day, and I would recommend... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Make sure to take this side excursion outside Luang Prabang. You will drive by a Hmong village on the way which is worth visiting. Take some individually-wrapped candy from Luang Prabang to give to the children and elderly. It will make your experience even more awesome. Although we visited the waterfalls in December, it was still a beautiful place to... More 

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