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“A pleasant walk on a cool morning”
Review of Erawan Cave

Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Erawan
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

It's a hike up to the Buddha statue at the entrance to the cave, especially when it's hot, but to me it was worth it. The air inside is cool, the trail is walkable and well lit, and the light coming through from the hole in the roof of the cathedral-size cavern is pretty.

This cave is not comparable to great or popular caves elsewhere, but it's worth a morning if you're in Isaan with time to spare, and it's free - although a small donation is suggested at the bottom of the stairs.

There is a national park in Thailand called Erawan, where there also are some caves; I believe none of them is called Erawan Cave. The cave this review refers to is in Nong Bua Lam Phu province, near the Loei line. The stairs are easily accessible on a paved road from the highway, and there are signs pointing toward the cave all over the region.

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Reviewed 4 January 2013

We drove ourselves but ask your driver to drive up the hill after visiting the Erawan Falls. Up the hill is the Erawan Cave. Your Erawan Fall ticket is also valid here.
It takes 600 steps up through the rain forrest and a very small entry hole, but the cave is beautiful and well lit. A guide will take you through the caves and it depends whether he speaks a few words English but that does not matter the rocks speak for themselves.

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Many visitors head directly to the beach regions or numerous islands or to the North. North-East Thailand (Isaan) is not that frequented by the tourists which is really pity. The landscape there is on the average not that spectacular as in the North but theer are some hidden gems which are definitely worth seeing. The cave of Erawan far exceeded my expectations. I was hoping to see a few square meters with some statues but the cave could accomodate a big village! For those leaving Luang Prabang in Laos towards Thailand, I would recommend instad of the classical Vientiane-Non-Khai route to head towards the province of Loei and visit the Erawan Cave and Phu Kradeung National Park.

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