Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang

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Surrounded by lush tropical jungle, Kuang Si Waterfall feature a series of travertine cascades and turquoise pools. The three-tiered waterfall--the largest in the area--spills from the shallow pools on the top of a sheer hillside and then drops 60 m (200 ft) into a cluster of natural pools. Put on some sturdy shoes and climb the slippery trails on the side of the cascades to get to the top. Amenities include well-kept pathways and bridges, picnic tables, and wooden huts near the entrance where you can change into a swimsuit. The scenic journey to the waterfall, leading across paddy fields and past farming villages, is an attraction in its own right. Take a look at our Luang Prabang online route planner to schedule your visit to Kuang Si Waterfall and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • After being disappointed with the crowds at Mount Phousi sunset and at sunrise alm giving, I was expecting the worst for the falls. We booked a tuk tuk from centre of town and spent just under 3 hours...  more »
  • It's not a good idea if there's no time left, but if there's no time, Siriat. 1. The waterfall is not large, there are 4 floors, 4 floors walk up, 15 minutes. The old man or little child is up. 2. The swimming is not supposed to be a warning sign. 3. A lot of food to eat in. There is a bin in the canal.
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  • Come early in the morning. Amazing waterfalls with spectacular landscape. There are signs saying no topless or bikini, but some tourists don't follow. Worth visiting.
  • Most beautiful waterfall I have encountered. But beware of the weather, go only during sunny day then you will see the magical blue water.
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