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Kong Lor Cave

47km off route 8, from Ban Khoum Khan | Phu Hin Bun, Central Laos, Phoun Hin Boun, Laos
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This is a must do if your in the area

We were doing a farm stay not far from this area and decided to give the caves a go. You get a... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
Johnny_the_G
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Great experience in the cave and Very peaceful countryside

The Kong lor cave is really amazing. 7,5 km in the dark with any lights; just a little flashlight... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Oli L
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  • Average5%
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47km off route 8, from Ban Khoum Khan | Phu Hin Bun, Central Laos, Phoun Hin Boun, Laos
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were doing a farm stay not far from this area and decided to give the caves a go. You get a speedboat through the caves in the dark which is pretty wild but good fun. There was four of us so two speed boats...More

Thank Johnny_the_G
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

The Kong lor cave is really amazing. 7,5 km in the dark with any lights; just a little flashlight. We went on a small boat for about 3/4h way back and went to the village of ban natham. Be carefull, we saw a snake. The...More

Thank Oli L
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Khong Lor Cave is located in Khamouane Province in Central Laos and is one of the highlights of travel in Laos and is probably one of the best cave tours in the region in terms of accessibility and a sightseeing experience. To get to Khong...More

8  Thank megaworldasia360
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We went there as part of the thakhek loop, and were amazed by the cave. We did the boat trip and that's where you get to feel the impressive size of the cave. We liked the boat with still a small portion of visit by...More

1  Thank tralii
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This was an enjoyable trip through the cave, however, it is pitch black inside and the lights they provided were not that great, so I would suggest taking strong been headlights. We visited in December and the river was low so on two occasions we...More

2  Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed January 23, 2017

We did the Thakhek loop and of course did the cave. We went as a couple so we were two in a boat. The price was 124.000 KIP in total. Took about 2 hours. The cave is really dark so you get torches. Takes about...More

2  Thank Bart N
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

I had a quick scan of some of the previous reviews, just as a matter of interest and was amazed to read some visitors were underwhelmed with the Kong Lor cave? We LOVED it! Family of two parents and two teenagers and we had the...More

2  Thank Flyingkiwis2012
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We did the Kong Lor cave as an extra for doing the Thakek loop. I wouln't go there especially for the cave. In the end it's a very long and dark cave. It's something different to do it by boat but expect to get wet...More

1  Thank Valerie D
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My boyfriend and I both loved Kong Lor Cave and the surrounding village. The village is located in a huge bowl of karst structures that blew us away - I had never seen scenery like it. We ended up staying in Phounsouk Guesthouse for 4...More

2  Thank marceline23
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Visited the caves with tour group Stray. Absolutely beautiful and bigger than I ever imagined. Enjoyable boat trip through them having to get off occasionally due to the water level but actually added to the fun of the trip. You get off at one end...More

Thank Laura E
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Hi, it does not cross Vietnam, have fun!
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Response from wilcop932 | Reviewed this property |
Wherever you stay, there will be people offering trips out to Kong Lor. i guess minibus is the most common, most people seem to like to stay over at least one night. There are plenty of guesthouses there too. Groups of... More
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