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Go left to see bulletholes

Easy to find, just follow the signs to the cave. You have to pay a small entrance fee and cross a... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2016
Lucas K
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An experience

Not much of a cave, and very little signage detailing its history (the locals lived in the cave to... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2016
ChristoforoM
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed February 27, 2016

The caves are just 3kms from Nong Khiaw, a pleasant walk made even more enjoyable by the friendly greetings from people and kids passing by on the road. The entrance fee is a nominal 10,000 kip. There's a strong sense of history here, as the...More

1  Thank Zingle
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Some teenagers asked us to pay 10.000 kip each (the free map of the area says it's 5000 as we later saw). They even didnt have tickets or a ticketbooth. They became agressive when I told them I wouldnt pay. Some other people we came...More

1  Thank Edwin B
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, just follow the signs to the cave. You have to pay a small entrance fee and cross a bamboo bridge to get to the stairs. Cave itself is okay, but bring your own flashlight. When you're done exploring the cave, go down,...More

1  Thank Lucas K
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Not much of a cave, and very little signage detailing its history (the locals lived in the cave to avoid bombings during war), but the nearby scenery is nice. Admission 10,000, plus a local kid will ask for money to escort you to the cave,...More

1  Thank ChristoforoM
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

If you drive by pay a visit. Okay but not very special. Local kids will guide you, lot of fun. They will ask for some money at the end of the tour :-)

Thank Maikel H
Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Nong Khiaw these are absolutely worth a visit. Yes there's no guide or signs etc but if you know the history there's no need for that. Just knowing that only approx 45 years ago people had to hide in those caves...More

1  Thank Catherinel2808
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Self guided walk to a huge cave used in war times to house military and avoid bombings. The cave and it's surroundings are stunningly beautiful.

Thank brianhawken
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Something to do with the kids.Easy access for all.3km out of town.had to pay the standard 10 000 kip plus 5000 for head light.

Thank travellerDampier
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We walked approximately 2km to the caves and were disappointed. Upon arrival we were informed the price was 10000 kip (having read it should have been around 5000 kip). However, we paid and as we began walking towards the two caves, three young boys (between...More

1  Thank Navanro
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Admission fee is 10,000 Kip small price to pay for the upkeep of stairs leading to the cave. Interesting history behind the caves but not that much to see and a little creepy if your by yourself. I'd spend maybe an hour here at the...More

Thank Sean B
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