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A terrifyingly dangerous climb! Not for the faint hearted...

Going by the size of this Mountain compared to the one I climbed the day before, I thought this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Waikato Region, New Zealand
Pure Nature

Is good place, why >? only because the nature need thousands and thousands to make this caves. Is... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going by the size of this Mountain compared to the one I climbed the day before, I thought this would be a piece of cake. Not so. I walked from the GH in town through the rice fields to the entrance point (paid 10,000 kip),...More

Thank melanie259
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Is good place, why >? only because the nature need thousands and thousands to make this caves. Is really good the trip, but not more. Only if you like and know this atractions. Good. PURE NATURE.

1  Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Stumbled around the rice fields just outside of vang vieng and got called by the guys taking care of the admission fee to visit the caves. After payment they took us in the cave barely having any light with them. They told us to use...More

Thank Gabe M
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Great walk from the hotel and not crowded at all. We went up Pha Poak peak first expecting to find a cave. But no such thing : Only a steep climb for 10000 kips. Not dangerous but you need decent shoes. We then walked along...More

Thank paulandc0
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great to do alone, hiked to the caves what was an experience in it self. I was alone and had to pay 10000 kip to go in with two guides, they didn't speak any English but that made it probably better to be impressed by...More

Thank JW B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

You can walk here along the marked paths from the town which makes it a really great hike for a few hours. Firstly to the Pha Poak peak, scramble to the top up some ladders, not really that hard, it took us maybe 10 mins....More

1  Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We just loved the lusi cave. With the 10k kip entrance fee we got us a flash light and could explore the cave by ourselves. Quite scary because it's so dark and there was no one else inside. I think we spent an hour or...More

1  Thank Severine B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I like the fact that the caves are located somewhat near to town area. I cycled to these caves and climbed up Pha Poak cave and also enjoyed the mountain view . It was a short bicycle ride to Lusi cave nearby and a headlight...More

1  Thank jalee77
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We started our hike sometime at 3:30 pm, to skip the potential throngs of tourist if any planning to hike this Hill. On arrival we find that there is a make shift ticketing counter and entrance is charge at 10,000 Kip. Take note that the...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is one of the easy things to do from Vang Vieng on your own on foot. Just walk the well-indicated flat path through the fields across the bamboo bridge. You first come to a karst mountain you can climb to get a view. The...More

Thank Johan S
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