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Pak Ou Caves & Kuang Si Waterfall Discovery

Pick up from Luang Prabang

Tour Code: LPQ-32 Duration: Approx 8 Hours

Enter the high respected Pak Ou caves that are filled with an abundance of Buddha statues in every corner of the caves and also the magnificent beauty of Kuang Si waterfall!


  • Explore the Simple Villages that are located away from the Ancient City of Luang Prabang, which includes the Pak Ou Village and the Ban Xang Hai
  • Discover more than 4000 Buddha Statues that Reside within the Walls of the Pak Ou Caves
  • Dip your toes into the Enticing Cold Pool at the Kuang Si Waterfall and Revel in the Neverending Beauty of the Surrounding Jungle

Tour Description:

Drive along the scenic route next to the Mekong river to the north and south of the ancient city of Luang Prabang and visit the Pak Ou cave and Kuang Si waterfall, respectively. In the early hours of the morning, you will meet with your guide to commence with your thrilling adventure exploring the natural wonders of Luang Prabang. Head to the Pak Ou village that is 40 minutes away from the main city of Luang Prabang. The Pak Ou village is a secluded village that is located away from the hectic city of Luang Prabang. Be welcomed with warm smiles as you visit the Pak Ou village and discover the culture and customs. Explore the beautiful crafts that are handcrafted by the villagers before heading to the magnificent Mekong river.

Cross the grand Mekong river on a small boat that is surrounded by magnificent limestone cliffs to the entrance of the Pak Ou caves that is amongst the cliffs. Enter the mysterious lower cave called Tham Ting to catch the sight of Buddha statues and relics that are scattered all along the walls of the cave. The Pak Ou caves is highly revered by the Buddhist and the caves are filled with more than 4000 Buddha statues that are in different shapes and poses. Bask in the beautiful sight of the Mekong river from the caves. Ascend the stairs to enter the upper cave called Tham Theung and discover thousands of hidden statues within the walls of the caves. There is a widespread belief amongst locals that statues were placed in the caves from well over centuries ago.

After a thrilling expedition in the Pak Ou caves, you will cross the Mekong River again to the other side. Then, you will take a drive for 1.5 hours to the well-known Kuang Si waterfall. The Kuang Si waterfall towers to about 50 meters tall and it is also a three-tiered waterfall that flows to the stunning cerulean pool below. Dip your toes into the tempting cool pool that will surely soothe every fibre of your body. Explore the gorgeous jungle that surrounds the beautiful Kuang Si waterfall that flourishes within the region and remains beautiful all year-around. Then, you will head to the “Whiskey Village”, called the Ban Xang Hai that is known to produce delectable rice whiskey, with a recipe that has been around for generations. Taste the interesting rice whiskey that will surely stimulate your taste buds.

Explore the Asiatic Bear Sanctuary that is located a stone’s throw away from the Kuang Si waterfall. The Asiatic Bear Sanctuary is the home of the Asiatic bears that roam within the gated walls of the sanctuary, as the bear will be able to live out their lives freely away from harm. The Asiatic Bear Sanctuary protects and rehabilitates these Asiatic bears that are rescued by the Lao authorities. After an exhausting full day adventure, you will head back to Luang Prabang and give a final farewell to the adorable bears at the sanctuary.

Cancellation Policy:

15 - 30 days prior to the tour date, 30% of total package payment incurred.

7 - 14 days prior to the tour date, 50% of total package payment incurred.

1 - 6 days prior to the tour date, 100% of total package payment incurred.

No show, and cancellations on the tour date: No refund allowed.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 7:50 am - 8:20 am

What's Included:

  • Water
  • Lunch
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Taxes and License
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Transportation during Activity
  • Boat Fees

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Tips
  • Hotel Pick Up/ Drop-off

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two(2) pax for the tour to be confirmed
  • Pick up and drop off service can be arranged for hotels in the city centre, with additional cost. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • The total trekking distance is 9 kilometres with medium difficulty and the path may be slippery when wet
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

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Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Luang Prabang. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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