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“Walking distance to town”
Review of Tham Chang Cave

Tham Chang Cave
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$261.00*
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2-Day Vang Vieng Tour from Vientiane
Ranked #4 of 29 things to do in Vang Vieng
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Interesting views back to town and a nice walk and park type area.
The Cave itself was smaller than I expected.

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Reviewed December 21, 2012

going caving in vang vieng is more about the walk than the cave.
we went to the very first cave going from the tole bridge to the right. the cave itself was disappointing and very tight, so we called it off after a few meters. same with our second cave which has pictures on the road with a small lake inside and a tube.
having said that, the highlight really are the off road wlaks to the cave, rice fields, bush, cows mini jungle banana field and 100m high limestones over ur head. not to mention the bamboo bridges crossing. and 100m in lao is missing a zero.
so basically enjoy the walk and dnt get ur hopes high about the caves

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Reviewed December 9, 2012

This is just average cave to see, frankly speaking .. There's a staircase ( I didnt do this which I think getting too much paying here and there, was spoken with a thai tourist, they said nothing much to go up!) you had to paid certain fees from bamboo crossing up to staircase.
Unless you want to go up for short photo scenery.
There's a cave near to small lake ( lagoon) nice, fresh water.
Check out the caves where's Buddha statue are hidden inside. The place are not well maintain , even rusty handle steel you had to be carefull. I hope in the future they use this fees as conservation this area .

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Reviewed November 24, 2012

Limestone cave, with humorous sign above the entry reading welcome to Vang Vieng Resort, which, of course, it is not. The most interesting thing about this cave was imagining the 70-100 villagers who moved into it when the Chinese invaded in the late 19th century, and extrapolating that to the stories of the Pathet Lao moving 20,000 villagers into the more Northern caves during the secret war (US bombing raids in Vietnam era). But Bar caves of Bali and southeast and west USA, caves of Samoa and New Zealand and sacred caves of Malysia are far more interesting.

1  Thank beardiegal
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

The cave visit takes 30 minutes as you have to climb up a long stair case. The interesting part of the cave would just be climbing the staircase. The cave has nothing except for the view on top is sceneric. You can observe paddy fields along the riverside. The entrance fee is 10000 Laos kiap. You may skip this if you have been to Mulu Cave in Miri.

Thank glkhann
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