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Review of Mount Phousi

Mount Phousi
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US$69.00*
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Guided Exploring Luang Prabang Full-Day Tour
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

I was worried this was going to be a big long hike. I was shxocked when we reached the top because it wasn’t very far at all. Very easy to do from the market street set of stairs. The other side is steeper but there is more to see. I’d recommend going up one way and down the other. We visited just after midday and had the place to ourselves. We did notice however later that day around sunset there were lots of minibuses at the bottom so there must be lots of tour groups go there every night. There is not a lot of space up there.

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

After reading about the crowds for sunset, we decided to go up late afternoon instead and indeed it was quite peaceful then. It was quite warm and humid but the climb is not long or difficult and you can stop along the way to see various mini sites with Buddha statues and even one with his footprints. The top is a small area with a white stupa and that’s where you get the best view of the beautiful LP countryside and river. For variety, climb up from the small track starting from the northeast and then go down the shorter path towards to northwest where the Royal Palace is.

Thank Tantiko
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Not sure this was worth 20000 Kip. View not that amazing. Have seen better. Would recommend other things before this.

Thank Helen2814
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

...which makes the short, sharp climb well worth it, even though you’ll end up sweating bucket loads. 20K kip to enter is fair, even if the stupa and shrine at the top could do with some TLC. Still, the views are truly beautiful.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Good for the sunset over the city. Get there VERY early. At least an hour before sunset. The top view area is tiny and gets very very crowded. Great views of The whole city.

Thank Gregoy S
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