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Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel in downtown Luang Prabang for the 1-hour drive to Kuang Si Falls. Stop along the way at the local H'mong village of Ban Na Ouane where you'll observe the daily life of this ethnic hill tribe of northern Laos. Arriving at the main parking area, take a short hike into the forest before reaching Kuang Si.
The waterfalls begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside, which leads to the three-tiered cascade. The water collects in numerous turquoise pools as it flows downstream. The cascades that result are typical of travertine waterfalls, with an abundance of flora and fauna surrounding the area. The pools make great swimming holes and are a popular destination.
After free time to swim in one of the clear pools, follow your guide on a hiking path into the forest. Below the tiered limestone pools lies the Khmu village of Ban Thapene. The Khmu men here are known as skilled basket weavers and can sometimes be watched crafting works of art still used in Lao daily life.
Lunch will be served by the waterfall before you head back in the direction of Luang Prabang. Stop along the way at Ban Xiang Khong, a village known for its paper-making tradition, and visit the weaving village of Ban Xieng Lek. You'll arrive back at your hotel in the early evening.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
All applicable taxes and service charges
Other entrance fees and expenses, such as other meals, drinks, tips and shopping, unless otherwise stated
Transfers from and to airport, sea/river ports, train stations that are located inside or outside of the city center are NOT included in the service; supplements will be applied
Transfers from and to hotels and resorts that are located outside of the city center are NOT included; supplements will be applied
Tips and gratuities
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
This tour requires a 2-person minimum to book
A moderate amount of walking is involved; please wear comfortable shoes
Not wheelchair accessible
We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
Please note that pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop-off
We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the excursion in case of unfavorable weather conditions or situations where we are forced to make alterations to guarantee the safety of our guests.
We recommend wearing light, comfortable cotton clothing and comfortable shoes
Your downtown Luang Prabang hotel
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.