Tad Sae Waterfall, Luang Prabang

3.7
#3 of 48 in Nature in Laos
Pouring over wide multi-level curved limestone rock formations among trees, Tad Sae Waterfall produce a silky canopy-like effect of dispersed water falling with a constant roar. The water reaches the falls through a moss-covered forest with trees growing straight out of the rock, forming several terraced pools. Take an elephant ride and join the local youngsters for a dip in an emerald-green pond, or walk the boardwalk to reach a wooden observation deck. Thatched huts next the falls provide boat rides. The falls' volume varies quite a bit, with the most dramatic time during rainy season between July and February. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Luang Prabang holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Tad Sae Waterfall and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Don’t go during the dry season (May) because there is no water and many of the activities are not available.  more »
  • This is a smaller waterfall than Kuangsi but unfortunately its season doesn’t coincide with the latter, except for a few months in Jan/Feb/Mar, maybe April. By May this waterfall can have dry terraces...  more »
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  • It's a must see in any season. Eye popping color and calming sounds of water. You can swim, I did, though it is cold. Many people but it's a large area so it's not a problem.
  • Several nice waterfalls in a national park. In some pools it is possible to swim. Attention: This does not mean that the water is hot - it is rather fresh.
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