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“not worth the long travel” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon

Tham Phu Kham Cave and Blue Lagoon
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Full Day Pak Ou Caves by Boat from Luang Prabang
singapore
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“not worth the long travel”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014

you'll have to spend some 30mins by taxi (which is actually a lorry) to get there from town. while the lagoon is nice, quiet, and water is cool, it can get really crowded (saw 2 near accidents someone jumping into water narrowly missed someone else in the water) and there isn't a lot of things to do there. although it does make quite a nice picnic ground..
route to the cave is steep. you definitely need a torch in there- don't be stubborn and refuse to rent that torch at the foot of the hill.

Visited February 2014
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“Great swimming hole, great cave.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Must visit while in Vang Vieng. We went by mountain bike which seems to give the perfect amount of time to enjoy scenery, but the rd is poor. Cave is worth the trek and walking in deeper than the buddha feels like a genuine adventure. Jumping into the beautiful swimming hole from the tree is also essential.

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“Spectacular cave”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

I had a mountain bike and found it quite a way to the cave so would recommend either you go by taxi/tuk tuk or hire a moped. Road was quite bumpy along the way. Blue lagoon was nice, it's like a river with lots of people swimming and jumping off the tree into the water - there is food and drink for sale and music playing. I was much more impressed with the cave. Lots of steep challenging steps to get there but once up inside its crazy how long and hollow it is considering how high above sea level it is. Good visit.

Visited February 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Simple yet reasonable price”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

the climb up the Cave were really tough. the Environment and the cool mountained bottom pond were lovelly and cold

Visited February 2014
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Pomorie, Bulgaria
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“beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

this was one beautiful lagoon and quite tranquil :) and during noon the water turns in to a lovely shade of blue

Visited January 2014
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