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Oudomxay Province, Laos
Welcome to Oudomxay the Heart of Northern Laos
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One-day trip to Muang La and experience of peaceful life on the river

Muang La, only 28 km from Oudomxay town, is a small idyllic district town situated in the splendid Nam Phaak valley. Favored locations of Joe Cummins, author of Lonely planet, include cultural, ethnic, and natural sites. Among them are the famous Thai Lu Temple, Vat Prachao Singkham, the Muang La minteral water hot springs, traditional salt production activities in villages throughout the area, and typical Thai Lu architecture. Muang La can also serve as the starting point for impressive excursions to remote ethnic and cultural villages nestled among rice fields, forests and mountains. On the way to Muang La you have the opportunity to stop for an agreeable 2-hour walk to Singkham Buddha Cave and to visit the Khamu village Samakhisay.

08:00               Meet at the Information center
08:30               Leave the Information centre to Muang La by public transport
09:30               Visit the Market
10:00               Visit traditional handicraft
12:00               Rest and picnic in the village
13:00               Visit Camping
14:00               Visit hot spring
16:00               Come back to Oudomxay town

Total walking time: about 6 hours.

What to bring:

  • Raincoat / umbrella (during rainy season, May to October)
  • Long pants
  • Good walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Bathing equipment (sarong for women)
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Guidebook
  • Camera and binoculars

Price list (prices in Lao Kip)

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Prices include: Transport, tour guide, picnic, drinking water, village fees, taxes;

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