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Hotel provided transportation to cave at 60,000 kip (~8 dollars). Outside cave was a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
befrank1
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Nashville, Tennessee
A good cave to start with...

After a long drive from Vientiane we decided the Thamnang Ene cave would be our first cave to visit... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Cvon_Drapery
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Canberra
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Route 12 | 18km northeast of Thakhaek, Thakhek 1200, Laos
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Hotel provided transportation to cave at 60,000 kip (~8 dollars). Outside cave was a fantastic coffee shop and ok gift shop. Entrance to cave is 50,000 kip and worth it. Cave itself is fairly large and has a river running through it. The entrance fee...More

1  Thank befrank1
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

After a long drive from Vientiane we decided the Thamnang Ene cave would be our first cave to visit before heading back into town for dinner. As others have stated, the road to this cave is probably the best out of all the caves around...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Entree fee was a bit steep at 30.000 KIP. Wouldn’t say it’s really worth it, cave isn’t that big (it is nice though). However, you can book a boat trip at the ticket office in front of the cave for 20.000 KIP per person. This...More

5  Thank Bever007
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nang Ene Cave is approximately nineteen kilometers from traveler central in Thakhek. From the town square cross highway # 13 then continue on along Highway # 12, past the turn off to Buddha Cave, and you’ll eventually see the turn off to Nang Ene Cave...More

2  Thank megaworldasia360
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Nang Aen cave is one of the beautiful cave in Khammouan province, located about 20km a way from Thakhek. Visitor can travel along Road #12, after seeing the big sign. Turn right and drive further in about 3km then you will reach the entrance of...More

1  Thank Phonepaseuth S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The cave's interior is beautiful, with stalagmites and water, which you can easily see, as it is lit up with brightly colored lights (similar to Western Christmas lights) which is a bit cheesy. The cave is designed for tourists with constructed stairs, lights, clean restrooms...More

Thank Kelsey R
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Nang Ean Cave is approximately eighteen kilometres from traveller central in Thakhek. Continue on along Highway # 12, past the turn off to Buddha Cave, and you’ll eventually see the turn off to Nang Ean Cave on the right. The entrance to the Cave is...More

3  Thank megaworldasia360
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The cave itself is quite large and has been developed for visitors (meaning their are safety rails and steps in some places, lights, and signs in English describing the rock formations). The boat tour was very interesting and the guided hike at the other end...More

Thank southotter47
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The cave starts with a lot of ugly christmas like decorations and coloured lights. I cant imagine anyone likes this. Further up the cave there are less of these and you can see the actual beauty. When we came out we noticed a lot of...More

1  Thank zuppiat
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A short drive from Thakhek on good paved road, I visited this cave at 8am and was the only person in the cave. Its reasonably large and holds water. There were row boats moored so I guess you can take a tour. Also a few...More

1  Thank Rob K
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