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All reviews bamboo raft tham lod fish the river stalactites and stalagmites rock formations bring your own scooter ride little bit worth the trip points of interest short walk an hour and a half paid baht wet season the main road take your time
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 stars because I have experienced many caves. Went as part of the all day multi-stop tour organized by almost everyone in Pai. Trip there was a bit windy but we had good driver and lucky enough to ride in cab. I recommend you bring...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RoadTripp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place and worth the trip from pai to go and see. Would recommend it and the sunset at the canyon or big buddha as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank foreigngoods
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lod Cave is a large cave worth seeing if you are travelling north of Pai. We were staying in the Soppong area so it was easy to get to. However, it is very touristy and you must get a guide to go in. Ask...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travellinggal1979
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

First i wanted to make this point- as i looked for a comment about it before i went and didn't find one- Don't drive there is you aren't a experience motorbike driver! My bf has a lot of experience driving scooters, and even for him...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shahaf221b
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We paid BHT 500 for the two of us for a private longboat. The price included a tour of the Phi Hua To Cave. Due to the northern winter, the Phi Hua To Cave was very crowded. Everybody pushed everybody. The round trip lasted about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ramses II P
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

We had the opportunity to go down to the Lod Cave travelling up to Mae Hong Song. It is definitly worth the trip! We had actually a guide that gave a lot of information about the cave and what could have been seen there. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KingpinNL
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Enjoyed the visit. 

Wear proper shoes with a good grip as most surfaces may be slippery.

You will be walking mostly in the dark, accompanied by a guide with a kerosene lamp.

 A certain level of fitness will be required, and those with heart conditions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LCN74
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Some of the other reviews here describe the visit logistics well. We visited Cave 1 & 2 & skipped 3 because we heard the air there is lower oxygen and there are bats pooping everywhere. And I’m already having breathing issues. Everyone goes in with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank photostoryteller
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this trip. It was a trek out of Pai and I agree that you have to get there early. Wear sensible shoes and get hydrated BEFORE going into the caves as food and drink are not permitted and it does get very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NorthStar822588
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Just completed a visit to Lod Cave. We only did the walk into the first chamber and did not worry about the next 2 as we are a bit "caved Out" after other attractions. Enjoyed the short walk and particularly was impressed by the giant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alysia M
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Departure245301 |
You do not have to book a guide but when you arrive at the cave you have to pay for a guide to take you through the cave. The guide is a local who will probably have little if any English. Go with a couple of people. Cheaper.
Lisa H
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Aree B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, I found the village page from one of my friends. Search on FB with keyword "thamlodvillage". You'll see the black and white cave logo. It's the page created by villagers under government fund.
Merse M
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Stevil74 | Reviewed this property |
If you have your own transport then you can easily drive there and hire a guide for 150 Baht for up to 3 people (not per person). Depending on exactly how old your child is you may need 2 guides or they may allow just one... More