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Mount Phousi

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“sunset view”(46 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 470
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Reviewed today

Quite a hike up to the top to view sunset and the view is rewarding. 2 accesses and 1 is easier & than the other. The serenity was omewhat mared by some tourists who were talking loudly without respect for the shrine.

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The sunset was very early and we were lucky to be there by 4.30pm. Beautiful view from the top of this hill. A must do trip but need to walk up the hundreds of steps. No pain no gain.....

Thank soldi28
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were expecting a stunning view but it was disappointing. The view is Ok. Nothing special. It’s very crowded and I really don’t understand why... It’s really hyped up. It’s an easy climb to the top, you can go and see for yourself....

Thank verdas2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This provides great views over Lunag Prabang and is worth the climb in the sweltering heat. I decided not to worry about the sun set and just go in the afternoon. As a result I had uninterrupted views. Whilst I have no doubt the view...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many might not agree, but I’d say: climb the mountain some other time, skip the sunset. There were so many people crammed up there in a very small space... all with cameras and selfie sticks and tripods. Gorgeous view, not very enjoyable to battle the...More

1  Thank jeswalt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice climb to best view of Luang Prabang. Well maintained; and worth the climb. Sunset photos are a must.

1  Thank sherryh750
Reviewed 4 days ago

Go for the sunset, plan ahead, at least 45 minutes and enjoy! Take an incense, light it in front of the Buddha statue and plunge in the view of Mekong and the hills when the sun goes down.. Magical..

Thank ztakacs1973
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 different places for the sunset in luang prabang... The mekong and mount phosi. The view is gorgeous.. Of course it s crowdy and maybe go early to find your place. Nearly a 360"°view. Don t forget your repellant.

1  Thank HDLBruxelles
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is 20,000 to get in and it's worth taking a bottle of water with you. not the worst climb and the views at the top are great. the buildings and buddhas at the top are not as great as i hoped, but definitely worth...More

Thank Passport24040510079
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the sunset and the amount of people on the top was absolutely terrifying. Couldn’t enjoy it peacefully because of that. Only managed to take a few photos and enjoy the view from the other side (without the sunset). Also: be prepared to...More

1  Thank Magda M
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Matthieu D
14 January 2018|
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Response from Arsenal14_12 | Reviewed this property |
it is hard to imagine being stopped. You just walk up and keep going. Take some water for the walk
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..