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Tad Sae Waterfall

Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Full-Day Nam Khan River Kayaking and Tad Sae Waterfall Tour from Luang Prabang
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Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Kuang Si falls and decided to visit these falls as well. Much less touristy and a quick fun trip on a boat across the delta for $10,000 kip. A private tuk tuk was $200,000 for 4 of us to do the 30...More

Thank jbq22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have 2 kids (5 and 6). You should start by going to the top waterfall by the small trail (there are 3) and come back to the 1st waterfall. At the 1st waterfall, you can bath. The kids can touch the bottom if they...More

Thank aurorita_del_peru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

full of Laotians rather than foreigners, nice casual restaurants to relax. Kids loved the short ride from town to the river, the short boat ride to the falls, and then the falls themselves - rocks can be slippery, but extraordinary experience. Most of the locals...More

Thank SDvanderVelden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit. Not crowded, beautiful views, cheap entry and well worth the money. You take a short boat ride worth 10,000 kip to get there. It's very short and while the boats don't look particularly well cared for they worked...More

Thank Justine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the waterfalls, but the water is pretty dirty and muddy. It’s a nice day trip. Still s good outing.

Thank Carey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting here involves a short boat ride, and while the falls are smaller than Tad Sae, they also offer plenty of opportunity for children etc. to go in the many pools and have fun in the water. We took the trail up to the third...More

Thank MartinWJohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed biking to see the falls... but if you only have limited time... forget it. Very upsetting to see chained up elephants and then have the stupid tourists ride them up the path amongst the sitting areas/restaurants. DO NOT RIDE THE ELEPHANTS!!

1  Thank loveexploring123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Animal lovers- save your self the heartbreak. There are monkeys in tiny cages and elephants that are tied tightly giving groups of people rides (we saw 3 people in a big box on one) in a tiny area. Waterfalls are full of Korean tourists. Beautiful,...More

Thank CanmoreEats
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A series of beautiful natural pools and small waterfalls. Not as crowded as the Kuang Si waterfalls but just as beautiful (minus the big waterfall). There are also some beautiful hiking trails and it’s a shame there was no trail map available.

Thank amirm03
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The falls are wonderful with decent cafe at the top. Visit the rescued moon bears as well. Usual food and gift stores clustered around entrance. 20000 kip to get in. £2.

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Response from linktolinh | Reviewed this property |
Sad thing about Tad Sae is it's dry during hottest season like April or May. But still have some water runing down... you may feel a bit disappointed seeing a dry waterfall.
13 August 2016|
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Response from jodiemoon80 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the downtown, just next to the main streets. There is no other place close to the Tad Sea Waterfall which is out of the downtown. It takes 45 minutes - 1 hour to Tad Sea by tuk tuk. But the road is quite good... More