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Mount Phousi

Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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“sunset view” (39 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I travelled a fortnight ago. It takes approx. 20 mins to get up for someone of average fitness... 30-35 mins for the unfit i would say. Arrive before sunset to walk around the different view points above.

Thank Sonal3
Reviewed 2 days ago

The step to the top takes you through various Buddha figures; some of which were named after “days”, such as Tuesday, which I thought was odd. Clearly I am uneducated in these matters. The steps were many, I had to rest several time before reaching...More

Thank ShuttreBug
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are lots of steps up to Mount Phousi. Once you go up the first set of steps, you have to pay 20,000 KIP to continue all the way to the top.

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 5 days ago

The climb was relatively easy. But once you are on the top, that's where things get a little bit crazy. I thought I was early, reaching at 4pm to wait for the sunset. There was already a huge crowd waiting at the top. And at...More

Thank Missmonochrome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the middle of the town, you can't miss Mount Phousi. Head up the steps, pay your 20,000 kip fee and head up the steps. At the top is a small stupa, lots of cats, and some great views. We went about 4pm, and while...More

Thank debbers07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The highest point can be reached by climbing a lot of small steps. On your way you'll pas monks and regilious statues, among them a reclining Buddha. To reach the top part you'll have to pay around 2 euros. On the top you can see...More

Thank Michel d
Reviewed 1 week ago

go just before sunset and see the sun disappear behind the mountains in some glorious colours. great view of the whole city and the mekong river.

Thank Fedz2073
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome sunset viewing from Mt Phousi. Make sure you allow a good half an hour before the sunset time to secure the best spot. When I was there it was inundated with tourists. Jam packed. It ruined the experience. Entrance fee 20,000 kip

Thank syd_mike
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the sunsets are really spectacular and we'll worth the 500 step climb you just have to arrive early enough to get a good viewpoint and then wait

Thank frank j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hill does offer a nice paranomic view of the city and is very popular sunset viewing spot. However, 20 minutes before sunset- the place is full of tourists- especially those from the European Mediterranean countries who will literally climb over the fences, deploy their...More

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3 April 2017|
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Response from Phouma P |
It is 3 ways to climb to the top,one from night market, two monk school and Namkhan river, 233 steps, the speed depend of you, take around 20-30 minutes,
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3 April 2017|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
It's on the same street as the night market you just walk along the street and you will get there... a tuc tuc could also take u there..
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