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Tad Thong Waterfall

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While certainly not the most spectacular of the waterfalls around Luang Prabang, Tad Thong waterfall offers the chance to take a short vigorous hike through the jungle, a brisk spring-fed pool to cool off in and a place entirely to yourself. It’s a very low-key experience, and if you’re sure-footed, want to enjoy some nature and get away from the tourist crowds, Tad Thong is the ticket.

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Travellers to Luang Prabang will probably visit Kuang Si and Tad Se waterfalls but few people know of this one, a rainy season-only series of small waterfalls six kilometres from town, where a two-kilometre trail loop through the jungle. It should take 45 to 60 minutes and there’s an optional side trail to walk to a Khmu village, 15 minutes one-way. There are three small waterfalls, one at the trail entrance and two within the jungle. The waterfalls flow from approximately July to ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 300 words.)


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