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Tad Sae Waterfall

Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 58 550 000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this waterfall in the dry season so it was not as exciting to visit but yet it's very refreshing to take a swim in the pool at the bottom. WARNING: be very careful as it is very slippery. You will have to take...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great waterfalls. Fantastic experience. Enjoyed swimming. Rails around waterfalls broken and dangerous so be careful when walking. Change rooms left a lot to be desired. Don't ride on elephants. They use spikes to control the elephants. Great day by the water.

Thank Janina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had the privilege of seeing the falls both during the "wet" months and the "dry" months. My first trip to the falls fell on a November and the second, on a February. The difference was drastic. November saw full falls that cascaded along all...More

Thank Coeli J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So beautiful and better then Kuang Si waterfall. Fewer tourists and you can swim freely and personally, I think its more beautiful. You also have to get a kayak type boat there on the river and it's a beautiful little ride.

Thank Rachmorgan
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had a chance to visit Tad Sae by combining it with a visit to an elephant sanctuary. I find it a nicer area to swim in. The waterfalls are also freely accessible. The downside is that the bottom part of the falls are developed...More

Thank Keith Michael V
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you have the time, make sure that you visit this Waterfall as it is a lovely place and very pretty

Thank Sharyn083
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfalls. Very crowded. Takes 1 hour's drive to the place. Needs to book in advise for departure.

Thank 796peggyk
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Several kilometers outside Luang Prabang, the waterfall is very well signposted from the main road. You take a long dirt track to the river where you can park a motorbike for 5,000kip. You then take a 5 minute boat ride (10,000 kip per person, minimum...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Time : We visited this amazing waterfall in October 2016 (Sorry for the late review). We arrived here around 9am and leave around just after lunch hour. Mode of Transportation : I can see lots of tour operators are doing this half day excursion in...More

1  Thank NizamMasood
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I visited the Tad Sae Waterfalls in April 2017, and to my dismay - the falls were dry! One can still see how beautiful the cascades are (would be?) and the surrounding park - there is even a small restaurant which was open and a...More

Thank mikeberlin555
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Is the waterfall worth visiting in late April or early May? Also, How cold is the water? (Approximate water temperature)
23 February 2017|
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Response from linktolinh | Reviewed this property |
Sad thing about Tad Sae is it's dry during hottest season like April or May. But still have some water runing down... you may feel a bit disappointed seeing a dry waterfall.
What is a good budget hotel to stay with close proximity to this place n other attractions as well?
14 August 2016|
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Response from jodiemoon80 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the downtown, just next to the main streets. There is no other place close to the Tad Sea Waterfall which is out of the downtown. It takes 45 minutes - 1 hour to Tad Sea by tuk tuk. But the road is quite good... More