Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang

4.7
#1 of 527 in Things to do in Laos
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.
Create an itinerary including Kuang Si Waterfall
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Tours To Kuang Si Waterfall

Kuang Si Waterfall Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
11,065 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Waterfalls are not all that different, right? We'd recently seen Iguazu in Argentina and Plitvice in Croatia, and Sunderland in New Zealand. I'm not sure what persuaded us to try this, but we are...  more »
  • Our guide brought us to the falls. It was a nice walk through a village to get to it. There is a bear sanctuary at the front (which I was not too keen on seeing, but turned out to be lovely!). There.....  more »
Google
  • Absolutely beautiful falls. I recommended also hiking up to the top of the falls, away from all the tourists. A few nice places to swim. Best to get their earlier, however the water will be colder. Beautiful, clean and well maintained park.
  • Great views of the waterfall and the pools where you can dip in. There is also a hike up. Make sure that you enter via the left side especially in the wet season, it is worth to see few viewpoints along the way. There is also a bear sanctuary which is great to visit and see the little cute moon bears.

Plan your trip to Luang Prabang

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Luang Prabang

4.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
3.5
Duration: 30 minutes
3.7
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Luang Prabang

4.9
Duration: 4 hours
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.6
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Luang Prabang

See all ›
4.1
Duration: 8 hours
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Shopping in Luang Prabang

See all ›
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Luang Prabang

See all ›
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Luang Prabang

4.6
Duration: 3h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min