PAK OU CAVE: The caves are located 25 km upriver from Luang Prabang right on the river bank at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou Rivers. These caves are a well known Buddhist site and a place of pilgrimage with 5,000 of statues and statuettes mainly of the Buddha in the traditional Luang Prabang style. To get to the cave, take a low boat 1.5 hours upriver or a car/tuk-tuk for about one hour.