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Kuang Si Falls
Kuang Si Falls, sometimes spelled Kuang Xi
or known as Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls
, is a three tier waterfall about 29 kilometres south of Luang Prabang. These waterfalls are a favourite side trip for tourists in Luang Prabang. The falls begin in shallow pools atop a steep hillside. These lead to the main fall with a 60 metres cascade.
They are accessed via a trail to a left of the falls. The water collects in turquoise blue pools as it flows downstream. The many cascades that result are typical of travertine waterfalls.
The locals charge a nominal admission fee to visit the site, but it is well maintained with walkways and bridges to guide the visitor. Most of the pools are open to swimming.
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