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Mount Phousi

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“sunset view”(45 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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All reviews worth the climb watch the sunset sunset view small birds buddha's footprint long climb mekong river easy climb small temple worth the effort national museum night market royal palace early morning entrance fee walk up nice walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good hike not too difficult. There is lots of buddha statue on the way up. There is a place up there to take photo, unfortunately it was very misty that day.

Thank HungoverTT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the recommended activities in Luang Prabang we just had to tick this box, there are 2 ways to climb this hill, both are steep and hard and will require a certain degree of fitness but there are plenty of spots you can stop...More

Thank Glentc
Reviewed 4 days ago

Simply breathtaking! The steps are pretty steep, but take your time. It is totally worth it! So much to see. Great view of the whole city

Thank mlortie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Go at sunset and bring bug spray though as the mosquitoes love blood and were long pants at least for protection

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was up at the top by 9am. There was about 4 other people up there. It wasn’t the clearest day but I’d rather see it completely relaxed than struggling with other people to get a photo or two. I think it was worth doing.

Thank Onecountryatatime88
Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfect for a early morning exercise run up and down carefully though. the views are good. just a bit foggy that day but still worth seeing!

Thank Liesl V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in the centre of town Mount Phousi is easy to reach. Price is 20,000 kip entrance fee. There are women at the bottom, mid way and on top 'selling' little birds in cages that you release when you reach the top. Not sure if...More

Thank lu192
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of niches with Buddha statues and a small Temple on the top with views over the rivers that surround Luang Prabang. Apparently great to watch the sunset. There is a old old story that the Monkey Hannuman transported the hill to Laos from Sri...More

Thank Sennals
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a small 20 minute hike but the view is totally worth it. They charge you 20,000 kip which is like 2.5 US dollars.

Thank Juan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a walk up and then down the steep steps leading to and from the monastery which decorates the peak of Mount Phousi. The mountain affords very good views of Luang Prabang and the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers. The walk is best undertaken...More

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Matthieu D
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Arsenal14_12 | Reviewed this property |
it is hard to imagine being stopped. You just walk up and keep going. Take some water for the walk
April 3, 2017|
Response from Phouma P |
It is 3 ways to climb to the top,one from night market, two monk school and Namkhan river, 233 steps, the speed depend of you, take around 20-30 minutes,
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
It's on the same street as the night market you just walk along the street and you will get there... a tuc tuc could also take u there..