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Huay Xai, to Muang Sing

  • wombatfuz

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    Any buses going from Huay Xai to Muang Sing ? Or do I have to take the bus to Luang Nam Tha , then transfer to another bus to Muang Sing?

    I read some posts about the Gibbon experience but that is not in my plan.

    I was planning on Huay Xai to Muang Sing to Luang Nam Tha to Udomxai, hoping not to have to backtrack.

    #1 Posted: 25/1/2010 - 14:48

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  • wanderingcat

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    no direct bus.
    Huay Xai > LNT new bus station: ~3.5+h bus
    LNT new bus station > LNT old bus station: tuktuk
    LNT old bus station > Muang Sing : ~2h songthaew

    see sections on Bokeo & LNT provinces here:
    http://laomeow.blogspot.com/2008/07/bussongthaew-schedulesdetails.html

    you can ask to be let off along the main road in Muang Sing where most of the guesthouses are (Wat Sing Jai is a good landmark) else you'll end up a 15+min walk away at the bus station near the (relocated) market. best maps of both LNT & Muang Sing towns i've seen are at hobomaps.com.

    #2 Posted: 25/1/2010 - 23:49

  • wombatfuz

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    Thanks, Cat, for directing me to your blog.
    Really interesting and informative

    When is your next trip to Laos?

    #3 Posted: 1/2/2010 - 16:41

  • AbgAcid

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    hi wombatfuz,

    Perhaps you would like to see some pics of North Laos, whats its like to travel on the road from Houay Xai to Luang Namtha. Check it out here on page 12.

    http://malaysianbikers.com.my/forum/index.php/topic,66208.220.html

    regards
    AA

    #4 Posted: 2/2/2010 - 21:54

  • wanderingcat

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    hi wombat - was in Laos again last Dec, not sure about next trip yet. thanks for reading & if you like you could help add to that page *hint* :P

    #5 Posted: 6/2/2010 - 13:55

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