About 29 kilometers South of Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Waterfall is a favorite spot for many visitors in their trips to Laos. The falls begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside and then cascade down a multilevel limestone formation creating of turquoise green water for swimming. The water from Khuang Sy creates steps of small falls like terraced fields overlooking Mekong River. Every year, streams of upper water supply an abundant source of seaweeds. These weeds change the color of water into such a captivating blue jewel. For your Laos adventure travel, the best time to visit is from November to April when both the climate is fine for swimming and contemplating the splendid landscapes.
The pristine and turquoise green water in Kuang Si Waterfall
Not only the stunning waterfalls but also the colorful wild flowers mixing green young grass makes the untouched Kuang Si more attractive. The perfume from orchids, the whistle of birds and the bright colors of flowers impress you a lot. Especially, Kuang Si ecological park reserves many endangered bears such as Black Bears is expected to bring you the real look of nature and animals in Khuang Si. It is not perfect travels to Laos if you don’t visit the villages here. Thin Keo, Muang Khay, Ou and Thinsom hill tribes welcomes you warmly. You can both contact with them and discover the unique culture of each minority.
Black Bear at Khuang Sy Ecological Park
It is undeniable that Kuang Si is one of the most attractive Laos destinations to discover in the land-locked Laos.