Laos may be a small country not much visited by tourists the world, but there are some interesting tourist sites here. One of the most impressive is the Kuang Xi waterfalls, which in the local language is called Tat Kuang Xi. This waterfall is located in the city of Luang Prabang, in the north of the country.
Kuang Xi waterfalls are three levels that began in a shallow pond on the hill. The main waterfall has a height of 60 meters. Not only an attractive waterfall, but the pools where the water falls. Various shades of color between green and blue, to white terraced pools of milk is a favorite of photographers.
Well worth it if the location of this tour is the main destination of foreign tourists visiting the small town of Luang Prabang. Kuang Xi waterfalls are almost always appear in tourist brochures promoting tourism Laos. Luang Prabang itself has been declared a UNESCO cultural heritage site.
Travellers are allowed to swim and play in the pools beneath the falls, although there is a pool that covered because it is considered sacred. You can change clothes in simple wooden huts are near the waterfall.
If you want a little adventurous, you can climb to the top of the falls via a footpath. Remember, the path here is sometimes very slippery, especially in the morning or in the rainy season. Therefore, mountain sandals or sneakers footwear of choice of the most appropriate. In fact there are some travelers who opt for flip flops barefoot too slippery.
The scenery around the waterfall is amazingly beautiful. This is because the location of the waterfall in the middle of green forest is relatively still a virgin. The path leading to the top was very simple and natural.
One tourist favorite locations to shoot is a wooden bridge that connects one side to the other. The main waterfall can be your beautiful photo background.
On the outside of the complex, near the parking area, there are quite a lot of stalls selling food and souvenirs. Of course you have to use your skills to haggle. Price shop here more expensive than in Luang Prabang night market held on the main street every night.
Kuang Xi waterfalls located about 29 km from the center of Luang Prabang. You can hire a tuktuk to go to this place. When you travel alone, you’ll want to hitch a ride on the Road Sisavangvong tuktuk, so that you can share with other travelers. The price of admission to the Kuang Xi is 20,000 kip.
Another waterfall to visit is the Tad Sae.