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"Pak Ou Cave" Luang Prabang Things to Do Tip by muddybok

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  Boat to Pak Au Cave
by muddybok

I think Pak Ou Cave is one of the overrated tourist day trip destinations from Luang Prabang.

You can either take a ninety minute cruise with group or hire a jumbo to the village of Pak Ou. I shared the entire jumbo with a friend because our time is quite different and it cost us USD5 per person. The fare is for return trip and you need not to pay the driver until you return to Luang Prabang town. You need to catch a boat to the cave if your mode of transport is by road and not by river.

My impression about Pak Ou Cave is like a dumping site for used idols and many of them are broken beyond recognition, let alone to have residual spirits in them.

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  • Updated May 25, 2005
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