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Tad Sae Waterfall

Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

We went to this waterfall to do ziplining. I think this zipline is suitable for beginners - the guides and their equipment were professional and safe. The waterfall itself is rather small - but pretty with cascades in a very nice scenery. The water is...More

Thank Tobias R
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Tad Sae Waterfall may not be the biggest waterfall in Luang Prabang, but it's still a spectacular natural wonder to me. Cascades of water streaming down from above. Even though it's not that easy to go there, cos you have to take a small boat,...More

Thank Sue-Samad
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We visited Tad See Waterfall as part of our visit to the Elephant Village. Perhaps because it is reachable only by boat, it was much less crowded than Kuang Si Waterfall. Although it is less spectacular in size, we enjoyed the quiet and the surroundings...More

1  Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed January 3, 2016

My kids loved the ziplining part, it was their highlight of the holidays in Laos! I doubt the safety part a bit though. No instructions and landing platforms build around trees are rotting here and there, which could ultimately lead to dangerous situations. Waterfall looks...More

Thank Sneekie
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Hired a driver for the day- great views and also very refreshing dip- change rooms clean sadly toilets are not - try the local food at the car park - different but worth a try

Thank Tie W
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

1-star/circle is an extremely negative rating, but I can't give this place any more. The falls themselves appear to have been enhanced by cement or some other man made product. I may be wrong on this point, but I was not the only one there...More

2  Thank Darren R
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Tad Sae is worth a visit, if you haven't already been to The kuang Si waterfall, as it is less busy. It is nowhere near as impressive as the kuang Si though. The little boat trip over the river is quite pleasant. There is also...More

Thank Larahuff
Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Tad Sae falls 12 years ago and were one of the few people there. A few paths and picnic tables. That was all. Now it seems a Lao Disney version of what it used to be. Restaurants everywhere, platforms, something that looks...More

Thank PatrickvanderLoo
Reviewed December 31, 2015

Really picturesque, very pretty series of waterfalls, cascades and little lagoons. The water is clear and refreshing - or some would say bracing. Definitely recommend taking the plunge. Also, the stones/rocks are generally not slippery, unlike other waterfalls I've been to, so it's safe and...More

Thank JackMiles
Reviewed December 30, 2015

We got to Tad Sea at the end of the day and I wish we had more time to spend there. It is more touristic in a sense that there are pools and lounging areas around the falls. There are a few things I found...More

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Is the waterfall worth visiting in late April or early May? Also, How cold is the water? (Approximate water temperature)
February 23, 2017|
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Response from linktolinh | Reviewed this property |
Sad thing about Tad Sae is it's dry during hottest season like April or May. But still have some water runing down... you may feel a bit disappointed seeing a dry waterfall.
What is a good budget hotel to stay with close proximity to this place n other attractions as well?
August 13, 2016|
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Response from jodiemoon80 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the downtown, just next to the main streets. There is no other place close to the Tad Sea Waterfall which is out of the downtown. It takes 45 minutes - 1 hour to Tad Sea by tuk tuk. But the road is quite good... More