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Kuang Si Falls

Kuang Si Falls is a hidden natural wonder that is a “must see” when visiting Luang Prabang.

The road leading to Kuang Si Falls can be considered a preview of what is to come: greenery, peace, and multi-tiered falls cascading into tempting turquoise pools mesmerize visitors at every stop. Kuang Si Falls itself is nothing short of breathtaking as it captivates visitors with a beautiful view too beautiful: the multi-tiered waterfalls tower at 50 metres, has waters that cascade into different directions and creating mists – making the view more ethereal. This place is a perfect spot to just sit down, relax, and appreciate nature’s beauty.



Kuang Si Falls is located 29 kilometres South of Luang Prabang


Opening Days and Hours

Kuang Si Falls is open daily from 08:00 to 17:30.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance fee costs LAK 20,000 or USD 2.50.


How to Get There

  • Fly from Vientiane to Luang Prabang via Lao Airlines.
  • From Luang Prabang, rent a tuk-tuk to Kuang Si Falls


Suggested For

  • Solo travelers/ Backpackers
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups

Time to Spend

You can spend around 4 hours enjoying the falls – not counting the time spent on hiking.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit the falls is after the monsoon months of May to October, just giving enough time for the pools to settle again to its stunning turquoise colour. You can further beat the crowds by opting to visit during the weekdays.



Picnic stalls and small restaurants are available at the entrance of Kuang Si Falls.


Nearby Attractions

  • Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre
  • Mount Phousi



You can stay in Luang Prabang hotels such as Burasari Heritage, Santi Resort and Spa, Chanthavinh Resort and Spa, and Vansana Luang Prabang Hotel. Rates range from USD 40 to 250 per night.

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