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Kong Lor Cave

47km off route 8, from Ban Khoum Khan (Ban Na Hin) | Phu Hin Bun, Central Laos, Phoun Hin Boun, Laos
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This is a must do if your in the area

We were doing a farm stay not far from this area and decided to give the caves a go. You get a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Johnny_the_G
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Ireland
Great experience in the cave and Very peaceful countryside

The Kong lor cave is really amazing. 7,5 km in the dark with any lights; just a little flashlight... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Oli L
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4 weeks ago
“This is a must do if your in the area”
9 Mar 2017
“Great experience in the cave and Very peaceful countryside”
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47km off route 8, from Ban Khoum Khan (Ban Na Hin) | Phu Hin Bun, Central Laos, Phoun Hin Boun, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were doing a farm stay not far from this area and decided to give the caves a go. You get a speedboat through the caves in the dark which is pretty wild but good fun. There was four of us so two speed boats...More

Thank Johnny_the_G
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Kong lor cave is really amazing. 7,5 km in the dark with any lights; just a little flashlight. We went on a small boat for about 3/4h way back and went to the village of ban natham. Be carefull, we saw a snake. The...More

Thank Oli L
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Khong Lor Cave is located in Khamouane Province in Central Laos and is one of the highlights of travel in Laos and is probably one of the best cave tours in the region in terms of accessibility and a sightseeing experience. To get to Khong...More

6  Thank megaworldasia360
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went there as part of the thakhek loop, and were amazed by the cave. We did the boat trip and that's where you get to feel the impressive size of the cave. We liked the boat with still a small portion of visit by...More

1  Thank tralii
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This was an enjoyable trip through the cave, however, it is pitch black inside and the lights they provided were not that great, so I would suggest taking strong been headlights. We visited in December and the river was low so on two occasions we...More

2  Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We did the Thakhek loop and of course did the cave. We went as a couple so we were two in a boat. The price was 124.000 KIP in total. Took about 2 hours. The cave is really dark so you get torches. Takes about...More

2  Thank Bart N
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I had a quick scan of some of the previous reviews, just as a matter of interest and was amazed to read some visitors were underwhelmed with the Kong Lor cave? We LOVED it! Family of two parents and two teenagers and we had the...More

2  Thank Flyingkiwis2012
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We did the Kong Lor cave as an extra for doing the Thakek loop. I wouln't go there especially for the cave. In the end it's a very long and dark cave. It's something different to do it by boat but expect to get wet...More

1  Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My boyfriend and I both loved Kong Lor Cave and the surrounding village. The village is located in a huge bowl of karst structures that blew us away - I had never seen scenery like it. We ended up staying in Phounsouk Guesthouse for 4...More

1  Thank marceline23
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the caves with tour group Stray. Absolutely beautiful and bigger than I ever imagined. Enjoyable boat trip through them having to get off occasionally due to the water level but actually added to the fun of the trip. You get off at one end...More

Thank Laura E
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cyclingtrivialites
Hey, I'm hoping to do the loop but trying to figure out weather the Laos loop crosses the Vietnam boarder or not, can anyone be of assistance?
30 December 2016|
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cyclingtrivialites
Hey, I'm hoping to do the loop but trying to figure out weather the Laos loop crosses the Vietnam boarder or not, can anyone be of assistance?
30 December 2016|
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Response from PuToCa | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it does not cross Vietnam, have fun!
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gooner119
hai guys,im gooners from Malaysia n will be at Laos end of this november. i wanna ask you guys,the best way my friends and i can go to Kong Lor Cave that we can use. in our plan, the plan to the cave will be from Pakse. is it the cave far enough from the town?and which town should we take from Pakse by bus? thanx for the answer and kindness. love and cant wait to go to Laos
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Response from wilcop932 | Reviewed this property |
Wherever you stay, there will be people offering trips out to Kong Lor. i guess minibus is the most common, most people seem to like to stay over at least one night. There are plenty of guesthouses there too. Groups of... More
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