Muang Ngoi to Luang Namtha
25th July, 2012
Would i be correct in saying to get from Muang Ngoi to Luang Namtha most directly-
I would need to get the
-boat from Muang Ngoi to Nong Khiaw,
-bus to Udomxai,
-onwards bus to Luang Namtha?
I will be traveling early to mid Jan with no set dates only a time frame to be back at Bangkok for my flight home.
I have had a look on line for these details and would just like to know if things have changed since the posts are quite dated.
Any help would be gratefully appreciated.
#1 Posted: 7/12/2012 - 23:22
19th June, 2010
At least 132
Have been there recently and you're right. Boat to Nong Khiaw, bus to oudomxai and then bus to Luang Nam Tha. Or better still, bus from Nong Khiaw to Pak Mong and then from there bus to Luang Nam Tha. Pak Mong is at a major cross roads and all buses heading north from Vientiane and Luang Prabang have to pass through here. That means there are plenty of direct buses to Luang Nam Tha.
Nong Khiaw to Oudomxai bus departs at 11am or thereabouts and costs 45,000 kip
If you miss this, plenty of buses go from Nong Khiaw to Pak Mong (ie the Luang Prabang bus which meets up with the boat from Muang Ngoi). Take your pick!
Whatever the case, it's an easy trip.
#2 Posted: 10/12/2012 - 09:36
25th July, 2012
thank you for taking the time to reply.
i just have a few questions- from pak mong to muang lamtha do the buses run directly? or would we have to change at oudomxai? is it likely that we would get stuck at pak mong (not beibg able to get an onward bus)
#3 Posted: 12/12/2012 - 14:42
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