Located at the confluence of the Hosei River and the Nam Khan River, Tad Sae Waterfall features a multi-layered limestone rock formation. It is wider than the Kuang Si Waterfall, and there are more pools that pour into it. The rapids form a multi-layered waterfall.
The Tad Sae Waterfall has a small drop height, and there is a hidden reef under the water and the water there is rushing, so it is not suitable for swimming. But the Tad Sae Waterfall is very popular with locals and is a weekend picnic spot for locals. It is known as the “back garden of Luang Prabang”, although it is almost empty.
The best time to visit Tad Sae Waterfall is from August to November when there are a lot of water in the water pool. In addition, there are some travel agencies in Luang Prabang that have drifting lines in Tad Sae Waterfall. The canoe rafting costs about US$20 per person, and the team rafting (4-5 people jointly drafting dinghies) costs US$15 per person. The tour fee includes entrance fees, tour guide fee and meals. The route can be selected according to your own experience. The classic route is to pass the Tad Sae Waterfall on the upper reaches of the Nanwu River and finally float back to Luang Prabang.
If you go there in the beginning of April, it is the dry season. The water flow is very small. You can only watch one waterfall. If you rent a motorcycle, it is not far from the city. It will take about half an hour, but there is no tourist, and the ticket office is closed, and the car can be parked on the other side, then you can take the ferry boat to arrive the Tad Sae Waterfall scenic spot, the ticket of taking the boat is one thousand Kip per person, the scenery is very primitive, you can ride an elephant, etc., but there are few tourists, and there is almost no tourist after 16:30 in the afternoon, so it is not recommended going the Tad Sae Waterfall in the dry season.
The Tad Sae Waterfall features the cool view. You can along the shore of the pool where the waterfalls are flowing, to appreciate the different views of the Tad Sae Waterfall with different angles.