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Vieng Xai

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  • Pathet Lao caves
    4.5 stars

    Vieng Xai's caves are a well-preserved and fascinating history lesson of the war in Laos. Ten large caves and many more minor caves were used during the war to hide production, materials and people, with one of the largest housing up to 2,000 soldiers. The communist forces hid a great deal of their ... read more

  • Nok Ann Cave
    4 stars

    Advertisements for Nok Ann Cave can be seen throughout Hua Phan province with the unfortunately incorrect spelling of Nok and Cave. It gets its name from the flocks of birds which call this majestic cave home. Entry to the cave area costs 10,000 kip and starts with a walk across a suspension bridge ... read more

  • Noua Waterfall
    3 stars

    The Noua Waterfall 700 metres further along the road to Sam Neua from Nok Ann Cave and seven kilometres from Vieng Xai bus station is worth a visit if you've managed to get to Nok Ann Cave. This is not a must-see attraction primarily due to the difficulty in getting a good view of the falls. At the ... read more


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