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Private 3-Day Tour of Vang Vieng from Luang Prabang
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Great, dark caves

This is what I would like to see when visiting caves. A big, dark cave, untouched in the sense that there are no wooden pathways and no light. You can walk hundreds of meters into... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Tore S
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Tromso, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is what I would like to see when visiting caves. A big, dark cave, untouched in the sense that there are no wooden pathways and no light. You can walk hundreds of meters into the cave and explore the interior by your own torchlight. No crowds of people, we were the only one. A bit scary, but we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Loup cave is quite slippery and full of stalactites. You can also find loads of small buddha statues all over inside the cave. Hoi Cave is my favourite and quite easy to find your way through it. At the entrance there is a huge seating buddha and if walk a few meters inside you will find small pool of water.... More 

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Manchester
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Drove here in our rental. Missed the turning twice. 10000 to park and 5000 per person to cross the bridge. We hiked through the rice fields and dirt tracks in search but after finding the elephant cave and water cave we didn't manage to find these two. It's worth getting a local guide!!

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London, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We saw these caves as part of a tour organised in Vang Vieng so didn't have the issues other travellers have mentioned with guides trying to rip you off. We'd organised this bespoke tour to the 4 caves (elephant, Hoi, Loup and water) because it didn't seem to be offered as standard with tour companies - they all want to... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Nice one. Well accessible and enough room to walk; although not possible to fully assess as I was there virtually by myself. Views from outside are also very nice. Worth a visit, and easy to do from Vang Vieng

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Vang vieng is like Thai full moon island crowd beamed down to maraud through a beautiful landscape. Lonely planet write up made us give it a chance and the caves and lagoons they write about sounded chill and something we could explore independently. Tham nam on a tube is fab....but aslong as you are aware that when you arrive...and we... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

impressive caves, really deep... and creepy ! don't hesitate to pay the local guy for a guided visit as you'll find it difficult to find your way in...and out ! it's VERY dark inside...

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

vang vieng , nature lover paradise .. lime stone mountain ... cave and river ...you must visit tham loup & tham hoi caves

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Hamilton Island, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I scootered here which didnt take to long from vang vieng central, though roads can be a little rough if your not use to riding them. Hoi cave went a long way and was pretty large inside, heaps of writing on the walls of the cave from tourists that have entered in the past. This is the part that has... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We arranged our own transport to the caves and thought that we would be fine on our own to look around. We were shadowed pretty quickly by a guide who, though we tried to tell him we would be fine, insisted on following us and very quickly redirecting us when we started to go the wrong way. It didn't take... More 

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