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Full Day Pak Ou Caves by Boat from Luang Prabang
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Located 25 km from the city, these caves are filled with Buddha images.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good29%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
1 week ago
“Nice but underwhelming”
2 weeks ago
“Not much but Nice boat trip”
Luang Prabang, Ban Pak-Ou 06000, Laos
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

Along the upper Mekong you will hardly find a more interesting site! Don't miss the upper caves! Fascinating lookouts

Thank BerndLesoine
Reviewed February 26, 2016

The best part of this place is the getting there by boat, which is a pleasant 40 minute cruise up river from Luang Prabang. The caves themselves are neither big by any standards, or especially interesting. There seemed to me to be a lack of...More

Thank Cumbrian25
Reviewed February 26, 2016

Cruising the Mekong river to the cave is where the beauty is. You will get some good views of all the mountains around.The cave itself nothing especial just full of all sizes of Buddha.The view from the top is sensational .

Thank Patluk08
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this tour, and really enjoyed the 25km boat ride up the river from Luang Prabang. However, the caves are less than spectacular, being relatively small. The caves are filled with countless statues of Bhudda and other religious shrine objects. There...More

1  Thank Ian O
Reviewed February 24, 2016

My wife and I with friends from Montreal hired a boat for the trip up the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Caves. It was a relaxing and great way to spend the day. We made stops in the Weaving Village and the Wiskey Village....More

Thank 892haroldb
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

It's a lengthy boat ride up the Mekong in order to get to the caves. You won't regret a second as every square inch of the landscape is breathtaking and will sit with you forever. The caves are a tad slippery so wear shoes that...More

Thank James W
Reviewed February 23, 2016

About 40 odd Kms up the Mekong River from Luang Prabang. Worth a day trip. Recommend going up stream by Boat which can be easily organised from the River front in Luang Prabang and then come back by Private driver.

Thank locosfc
Reviewed February 19, 2016

This is about a 45 minute ride down river from Luang Prabang. Once there, you can visit two different caves. One is up many stairs and it does require good health and stamina to get there. That cave is dark (bring or rent light) and...More

1  Thank Fox F
Reviewed February 18, 2016

The hiding place of the religious artifacts during the Chinese invasion , these grottoes are a nice outing from Luang Prabang...

Thank worldtravellerfrance
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Quite a few steps to climb so make sure you're reasonably fit. Fascinating look at tradition and worship in Laos.

Thank Caroline D
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Hi.... Can anyone confirm what kind of attire is best for this Pak Ou Cave ride and is it safe to visit the upper cave? Thank you
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Matt115 | Reviewed this property |
we went in standard everyday clothing. caves are very safe. steps are a bit of a trek.
Susannah D
How far does one kayak pls? How long is the trip wow to go?
January 24, 2017|
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Response from Madan Gopal M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go for Kayaking as flow of river was strong. But there is public transport ferry that leaves at 8.30 am every morning from main Pier. To and fro Charges are 60000 LAK per person.