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Phu Pha Man Bats Cave

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A 30km or so motorbike ride out of Chum Phae is this amazing scene. A hundred or so people... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Incredible place.

I've been here several times because I live nearby. Right around sunset, millions of bats pour out... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2016
Khon San, Thailand
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

A 30km or so motorbike ride out of Chum Phae is this amazing scene. A hundred or so people standing, sitting, snacking at the local food stalls....all waiting for that moment at sunset. Mums, dads , kids....all taking photos at the entry statues..... Then slowly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

The area is very understated with a no decript road leading to a large car park next to a lake. As the sunsets the anticipation grows with bat caricatures around the car park area, indicating this is a spooky place. A footpath leads to the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times because I live nearby. Right around sunset, millions of bats pour out of a cave in a stream that grows several miles. I have never seen anything like this anywhere else, I'm sure it must exist. I've taken visiting relatives...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank AbbasHamian
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Located in a national park approximately 30 mins drive from Koosai bar in Chumphae. Beautiful pictures to be taken here and a fantastic swarm of bats to be seen. Take your video camera.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank koosai
Reviewed January 5, 2016

The place is nice and its amazing to see the line of bat when the sun sets. They are in thousand and continues till say 10 minutes. Only problem is there is no one to guide where you should stand to see the bats.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank saloni2015
Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is an exhibition of the natural world at it's best,Millions of small bats leave the caves of Phu Pha Man every day!! without fail, at Sunset.These small bats charge out of the huge mountain cave entrance and fly into the sky ,just over the...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Geoffrey T
Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited the bat cave surrounding of Phu Pha Man National Park. At the sunset, a million of bats leave the cave en masse. To get up by bus, there are no English signs, but once you arrive at the car parking area, turn to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Heidi I
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This location is to the west of Chum Phae off route 201 to Loei. It is clearly signposted. Turn left on a secondary road and you will arrive at the location. Do not get confused with Phu Pha Man National Park which is further along...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Frances H
Reviewed April 2, 2015

You have to get there at Sunset. Depending on season but between 17:00 at 18:00. You'll see millions of Bats flying out of the cave. Huge black clouds of bats in the sky going to hunt for insects. Really impressive for adults and for kids....More

Date of experience: April 2015
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