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Mekong or Nam Ou rivers?

  • stevewilkes

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    If I had to just do one trip on one river which would it be.

    2 day Mekong via Pak Beng or Nam Ou visiting Muang Ngoi and Nong Khiaw?

    #1 Posted: 11/1/2012 - 16:07

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  • caseyprich

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    Point of information - the Muang Ngoi to Nong Kiaow boat is only 1 hour and cramped. You'd probably want to onward travel by boat from Nong Kiaow back to Luang Prabang (instead of the faster mini-van) for a fuller river experience on the Nam Ou.

    #2 Posted: 11/1/2012 - 19:52

  • stevewilkes

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    Yes I was going to start at Muang Khua and work my way down the Nam Ou to LP.

    Does that sound achievable?

    #3 Posted: 12/1/2012 - 00:50

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