Tham Pha Thok Caves

Cave(s):Tham Pha Thok Caves
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The Cave(s)

    What should we know?

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    Also known as:Patok Caves
     
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    Environment type:cave, jungle, limestone, mountain, stream
    Location type:rural, village

    What can we see or do there?

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    Services:flashlight rental
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    How much will it cost us?

    Currency:Laotian Kip (LAK)
     
    Ticket type:Cost:
    adultLAK10,000
     
    Extras:Average Cost:
    flashlight rentalLAK5,000
    guide
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    When should we go there, and for how long?

    Average time taken:50 minutes
     
    Day:Opens:Closes:
    everyday
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      How can we get in contact?

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      Language(s):English, Lao
      Timezone:UTC+07:00
      Country calling code:856

      How can we get there?

        Coordinates:20.5532, 102.62869
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        The Directions

        To reach the caves on foot, head out of town along the main road for about 3km. You’ll see the signpost on your right after about 30 minutes or so (most of the sign is in Lao, so look closely for ‘Pathok Caves’).
         
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        The Directions

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        The Directions

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        What are the numbers and averages?

        Depth:100 to 200m
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        Top Descriptions

        There are two caves here, one of which is much larger and better maintained than the other.
         
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        Top Tips

        The main cave is obvious as there’s a large stairway leading to the entrance. To get to the second (much narrower and darker) cave, follow the path that hugs the cliff to the right of that stairway for about 100m.
        If you forgot to bring a flashlight, with some persuasion the local guides will rent you theirs for LAK5,000.
        To best explore the area properly, you might want to wear shoes of some sort (and consider hiring a guide). There are plenty of spiders around, and most likely some snakes too.
         
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