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Mount Phousi

Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 470
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (148 reviews)
“sunset view” (43 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 212 470
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"worth the climb"
in 148 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 75 reviews
"sunset view"
in 43 reviews
"small birds"
in 23 reviews
"buddha's footprint"
in 25 reviews
"long climb"
in 26 reviews
"mekong river"
in 135 reviews
"easy climb"
in 30 reviews
"small temple"
in 59 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 51 reviews
"national museum"
in 43 reviews
"night market"
in 103 reviews
"royal palace"
in 62 reviews
"early morning"
in 51 reviews
"walk up"
in 33 reviews
"nice walk"
in 26 reviews
"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s an easy hike up to a temple atop the hill and you can enjoy the beautiful 360 view of Luang Prabang. A definite tourist must-visit.

Thank Zipangu L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I walked up one side of Mt Phousi from the Kingkitsarath road entrance along the steps with the white Naga, some of the walkway is shaded. It is not terribly taxing to climb as long as you are somewhat used to walking around while travelling....More

Thank 1AlwaysOneTheRoad1
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great views for sunrise or sunset or any other time. During low season it is not crowded which makes picture taking and viewing very pleasant.

Thank cdb15427
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mount Phousi is really beautiful for sunset. You should go up about 30 min before the sunset. It could get quite crowded up there. But from up there you can see the view above the city. It takes about 15-20 to trek up. The path...More

Thank Tulanan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt Phousi is not that high, just few minutes then you will reach the peak. it is located at the city centre so you will reach in just few minutes walk if you are staying at centre area. Propose to climb up at 5pm local...More

Thank zh0ngyic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from the top was worth the hard work getting there . Younger people could do it easily but as a much older person it was hard work . I was so happy I did it . Beautiful place to visit .

Thank Erica M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good walking exercise up to the top, but the view is worth the effort. Good to do it in the early morning to avoid the hot period of the day.

Thank pierren906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heat the stair climb up left us sweaty and puffy but it is worth going all the way to the top (requires a modest entrance fee). The view at the very top was excellent, but I would not plan on seeing the sunset...More

Thank Jo D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Steal yourself for a climb up steep steps for a view of Luang Prabang that needs to be seen. The view at the top of the Mighty Mekong on one side and the spread of LP on the other was well worth it, and those...More

Thank Tuktuk_13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near the center of Luang Prabang it is well worth the effort to get to the top. Some 300+ steps, some of which are quite steep, but views are spectacular, We went in the morning as our guide said it gets very busy as...More

Thank ChrisandMick60
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Matthieu D
14 January 2018|
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Response from cottingley16 | Reviewed this property |
6.00am but you may be able to get in earlier
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4 April 2017|
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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,
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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..
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