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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Kuang Si Waterfalls: Of Secret Turquoise Pools and Magical Nature near Luang Prabang

Gorgeous Kuang Xi waterfall near Luang Prabang, Laos

During our travels, we come across many places that are truly magical in nature and that we would return to in a heart beat. Kuang Si waterfalls near Laos’s heritage city of Luang Prabang is one such place. It’s shallow turquoise blue pools, a 3 tiered waterfall, a lush green environment and a rural setting creates magic and offers the perfect avenue to unwind, relax and have some fun.

Kuang Xi waterfall waters - ideal for swimming

It’s proximity to heritage city Luang Prabang is just icing on the cake. All you have to do is rent a motorbike, pack your swim wear, sunglasses and camera, have an early breakfast at your Luang Prabang hotel or hostel and then head towards Kuang Si waterfall while exploring and experiencing the simple beauty of rural Laos. Pretty little villages, lush paddy fields and forests greet you during your ride to the waterfalls.

A small waterfall at Kuang Si Waterfall, Laos

And once you reach the waterfall, you will become trigger happy as every part of the waterfall arena will look photogenic to you with its turquoise pools. Once your trigger mania fades, you can head to the waterfall for a natural waterfall shower and then slowly walk around the place to look for your own secret pool for a delightfully relaxing soak. The warm weather, the pristine environment and the mild water will ensure that you drift off to sleep while wallowing in the shallow pools. Such is the natural aura of this place. A magical waterfall holiday in the fabulous country of Laos.

Enjoying a swim at the Kuang Si Waterfall near Luang Prabang in Laos

How to reach here:

Kuang Si waterfalls is about 31 kms from Luang Prabang. It is best to hire your own motorcycle or car to go on a relaxed drive through rural Laos. That way, you not only get to enjoy a relaxed day at the waterfall, you can also get to spend a day driving through rural Laos.

The nearest airport is Luang Prabang.

The lovely Kuang Si Waterfall near Luang Prabang, Laos

Nearby tourist attractions:

1) The UNESCO world heritage city of Luang Prabang

2) Kuang Si Bear Conservation Center

3) Rural sights of Laos

4) Mekong river cruise

5) Ting cave



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