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Mount Phousi

Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hike up the steps is worth it, beautiful payoff. Bring water, enjoy the views, take it slow and steady:)

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the centre of LP. A moderate climb of about 200 steps. You will be panting and sweating by the time you reach the top. The views of LP and the mighty Mekong are OUTSTANDING

Thank mojomusic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! it was worth the long up stairs journey to the top. My fitness was tested along the way but interesting points of interest were certainly welcome relief. The view from the top made it worthwhile. Walking down was still a challenge, but my guide...More

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It must see, beautiful view to whole city, 20.000kip entry fee per person, nice temple on the top, a little bit steps up, but do it.

Thank MartinPrague67
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long walk indeed - a climb of approximately 380 steps to the top but worth every 'step'. The panoramic view from the top of the city is breath-taking to say the least. Carry of bottle of water - extremely humid.

Thank kishorer338
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course if you go the times there are less tourists, you can experience a very special and fantastic moment. Sit and relax after those sharp step that took you to the top and drink a little water then take a few shots from that...More

Thank Max N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the 15 mins climb up the stairs to the top. Went near sunset, so a fairly big crowd, but still worth it for the view of the Mekong and Luang Prabang.

Thank Phillip021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was worth the short hike to the top for the panoramic views. However, it was incredibly crowded around sunset. People were sitting everywhere, presumably waiting for the sunset view, and we had to push through the crowds. If you don't need to see the...More

Thank Arielle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It might not be high, but the winding stairs around it gets you wondering why they bothered making it so long. It is by all means a relatively easy walk up. Thankfully, the views of the city at the top are absolutely beautiful and you...More

Thank rachlyf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to get your bearings from as you can see the whole area including both rivers. We went mid morning to avoid the crowds. We entered from the Nam Khan River entrance and enjoyed the many Buddhas along the way. The views just got...More

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4 April 2017|
Response from Phouma P |
It is 3 ways to climb to the top,one from night market, two monk school and Namkhan river, 233 steps, the speed depend of you, take around 20-30 minutes,
3 April 2017|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
It's on the same street as the night market you just walk along the street and you will get there... a tuc tuc could also take u there..