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Private Luang Prabang Tour Including Pak Ou Cave and Nam Ou River Cruise
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Full Day Pak Ou Caves by Boat from Luang Prabang
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Located 25 km from the city, these caves are filled with Buddha images.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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“lower cave” (84 reviews)
“mekong river” (107 reviews)
“buddha images” (25 reviews)
Luang Prabang, Ban Pak-Ou 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Cruising the Mekong river to the cave is where the beauty is. You will get some good views of all the mountains around.The cave itself nothing especial just full of all sizes of Buddha.The view from the top is sensational .

Thank Patluk08
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to this tour, and really enjoyed the 25km boat ride up the river from Luang Prabang. However, the caves are less than spectacular, being relatively small. The caves are filled with countless statues of Bhudda and other religious shrine objects. There...More

1  Thank Ian O
Reviewed 24 February 2016

My wife and I with friends from Montreal hired a boat for the trip up the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Caves. It was a relaxing and great way to spend the day. We made stops in the Weaving Village and the Wiskey Village....More

Thank 892haroldb
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

It's a lengthy boat ride up the Mekong in order to get to the caves. You won't regret a second as every square inch of the landscape is breathtaking and will sit with you forever. The caves are a tad slippery so wear shoes that...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 23 February 2016

About 40 odd Kms up the Mekong River from Luang Prabang. Worth a day trip. Recommend going up stream by Boat which can be easily organised from the River front in Luang Prabang and then come back by Private driver.

Thank locosfc
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is about a 45 minute ride down river from Luang Prabang. Once there, you can visit two different caves. One is up many stairs and it does require good health and stamina to get there. That cave is dark (bring or rent light) and...More

1  Thank Fox F
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The hiding place of the religious artifacts during the Chinese invasion , these grottoes are a nice outing from Luang Prabang...

Thank worldtravellerfrance
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Quite a few steps to climb so make sure you're reasonably fit. Fascinating look at tradition and worship in Laos.

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This cave was included in our 2 day Mekong river cruise. I was glad that the stopover was included in the trip. Having seen the cave, I am glad that I didn't make a trip specifically to visit the cave. But if this is one...More

Thank JHfromSilverLake
Reviewed 12 February 2016

There are two venues to get to the cave, tuk-tuk/cars and boats. We too the boat and spent more than two hours on the Mekong River to get to the cave. Experienced boat "conductor" helped negotiate huge rocks. It's a cave but, instead of climbing...More

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4 February 2017|
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Response from Matt115 | Reviewed this property |
we went in standard everyday clothing. caves are very safe. steps are a bit of a trek.
Susannah D
24 January 2017|
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Response from Madan Gopal M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go for Kayaking as flow of river was strong. But there is public transport ferry that leaves at 8.30 am every morning from main Pier. To and fro Charges are 60000 LAK per person.