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This is a must do when in Luang Prabang.
There are quite a number of steps to go up but these can be broken down into stages for the less able.
The climb up is best done in the cooler part of the day as...More
Have climbed Mt Phousi twice before(for free once) and yes the view is lovely on a clear day. Area at top is very small so best to do it early am to avoid crowds. You will also avoid the worst of the days heat.
This is an absolute must do when in Laos.
I suggest walking up the river side entrance - as you discover many Buddhist statues as you progress further and further up the hill. Wear comfortable shoes (non slip of its been raining ) and wear...More
To my mind, this place is made only for tourists in present time.I guess 99 out of 100 people only want to have the overlook and are not interested in the temple on top. So you need to pay an entry fee of 20k Kip...More
It is a bit of a trek up, but it's worth it. Not for the stupa, but for the view. You get to see both the Mekong and the Nam Khan from on high. Great view from all sides of Luang Prabang. Definitely go.
The walk up only takes about 20-30 minutes and the view from the top is stunning! You need ti pay 20.000 kip as an entrance fee though, and I don't see the point of that. Suppose it's a fee for the stupa at the top....More
You can take the 329 steps slowly, but it's worth the climb just to see the whole of Luang Prabang (including both the Nam Khan and the Mekong) spread out below you from the top. Some gorgeous buddha statues on the way up.
This place was by far one of my favourite places in the city. The top of the mountain sits a lovely religious site, which overlooks the city. The towns buildings tied in with the natural landscape are really a site to behold. Obviously these places...More