Pak Ou Caves,
Laos, Luang Prabang and The North
Info : Pak Ou Caves
The Pak Ou Caves are located a couple of hours upstream from Luang Prabang and are visited by boat on most holidays to Laos. They can be visited as a return excursion from Luang Prabang or if you are travelling from the North of the country down to Luang Prabang by boat you will stop en route.
Pak Ou caves are home to many thousands of Buddha images that have been placed here by local people since the 16th century, when King Setthathirat found the caves and declared them a holy spot. Today many people still pay respect to this tradition.
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The guides and drivers couldn't have been better, 10 out of 10. Dao was outstanding. He made the trip extra special for us. His knowledge of the area and the whole country, history etc. was fantastic. He was brilliant with the children too, he made the trip fun, exciting and safe. If ever he was talking to a local in Lao, he would always involve us in the conversation and explain what was happening. At the end of our 9 days with him we didn't want him to go.