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Tham Khao Luang Cave

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Address: Khao Wang Rd. | Thong Chai, Phetchaburi, Thailand
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$103.63*
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Private Petchaburi Half-Day Tour from Hua Hin
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$89.93*
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Hua Hin Swiss Sheep Farm and Khao Luang Cave Tour Including Lunch

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Great place to interact with friendly monkeys

We stopped here on our way to the "James Bond Island", and we were not expecting too much to be honest. When we arrived I decided to buy some food for them outside (nuts and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alberto D
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to the "James Bond Island", and we were not expecting too much to be honest. When we arrived I decided to buy some food for them outside (nuts and bananas) and then go inside the cave. At the end of it you can go out to a forest full of monkeys, all together there... More 

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Udon Thani, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to go, just rent some bicycles and go there. They will ask you to leave your bikes down the hill, and try to force you to take the tuktuk uphill 50THB, but I would advice to walk - it is not a long way to the cave entrance. There are some monkeys also, feeding them is prohibited... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good easy access plenty if room to walk around monkeys inside cave were friendly 15 baht fare up to cave and back good place visit

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Thank Ken W
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Among caves in Phetchaburi province, Khao Luang is a must to visit, because of the large number of Buddha images found inside the cave, including a meters high Buddha image cast by order of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). The atmosphere inside the cave is serene and quiet, Buddhist people will pay respect to the Buddha images burning candles and incense... More 

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Thank Goh W
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was very heavy rain the night before and in the morning but we decided to chance the trip. We arrived about 10.30am and took the Tuk Tuk to the top and a return ticket cost 60baht each. The caves are free. We were kindly warned by a nice Thai lady at the top that we must be very careful... More 

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday my friend and I went to Phetchaburi, a town about 2.5 hours southwest of Bangkok (170 Km/105 miles) We were headed to the Khao Luang Cave and hopefully see the supposedly omnipresent native monkeys. First of all, we were inundated with monkeys!!!!!!!!!!!! These wild monkeys are all over the place and all over town. They are not real... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

20 minute tips review is right! It is a beautiful spot and an interesting ride up to the top in a tuk tuk. Short walk up maybe 50 steps to the top and then a fairly steep descent down. There is a handrail and the steps are mostly even. If you take it steady most people can make it down... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We loved our visit to the Tham Khao Luang Cave. I wasn't expecting much when I came here but I was extremely impressed. The cave itself isn't that extensive but the main floor of the cave is amazing with the large beam of sun light shining down on the main floor next to the Buddha shrine. Despite the weekend tourists,... More 

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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We were searching to visit nearby place and read Bangkok Post article and visited the cave. One can not imagine the greatness of this cave with out visiting it. Once you enter, you get amazed to see beautiful cave underneth, multi color illumination makes it more interesting. It's very inside. There are almost 70 + statues if God Buddha. You... More 

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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

We went early in the morning arriving around 8am by self drive motorbike. A can will take you up the steep hill for 15 baht a person...and bring you back down.... this will mean no walking past the dozens of monkeys waiting on the road. Free entrance, great cave with a lying Buddha amongst many other Buddhist icons. It's not... More 

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