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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 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall, which extends over several steps. The most beautiful area is at the top level. The water, which was a bit brownish due to the heavy rainfall, could not reduce the great nature impression. Many people who wanted to watch this natural drama and...More

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My brother and I went to Luang Prabang for a few days. We visited Kuang Si Falls on our first day and loved it. We had read reviews on Tad Se, and I wasn't particularly enamoured by the prospect of zip lines and captive elephants....More

1  Thank beachedmermaid
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Even after the heavy rains this week Tad Sae waterfall is still dry. Would be a lovely spot when the waterfall is running.

Thank bcbajafan
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Don't go to this waterfall in June. We knew there would not be a lot of water at the start of the rainy season, but that there would be no water at all was very disappointing. Luckily there was water in the lowest basin so...More

Thank Jelle v
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 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 26 May 2017 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 25 May 2017

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

1  Thank Coeli J
Reviewed 19 May 2017

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
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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.
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