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Evil stairs

The history is very interesting but the climb is dangerous and it's a clay floored cave and I... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2012
Lebrl06
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Perth, Australia
Could only go into the small cave.

We were told in town that you couldn't get into the caves but we rode bikes out there anyway to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2012
Greenjoy
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

The history is very interesting but the climb is dangerous and it's a clay floored cave and I nearly killed myself multiple times. The history is the best part I've been spoilt with caves so the cave it's self was really for me just a...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

We were told in town that you couldn't get into the caves but we rode bikes out there anyway to take a look. We were met by a local man who, for 5000 kip each guided us across a bamboo pole over the river and...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

We saw the sign for the cave and followed it to a stream (which was pretty deep and fast due to all the rain). Here some local guys told us we had to cross the river to get to the cave. When we were across...More

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank AOByrne
Reviewed May 22, 2012

We hiked from town along the dirt road. The well marked Cave sign leads to a small creek with a bamboo bridge. Entrance was 5,000 KIP. Flashlights were also 5,000 KIP if you had not brought your own. There was a gentleman that was at...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed February 5, 2012

The climb from the fields up to the caves is, thankfully, well prepared and safe. Inside is not exactly impressive but it does display yet another part of the tragedy of what many still think of as a totally useless 'war.' There are some young...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed January 17, 2012

The main cave is interesting but not too spectacular. The second cave further to the left is great. It was the old bank and has numerous compartments and routes through the cave including a good twisting route heading down. To get there head across the...More

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