Muang Khua, Phong Sali, Northern Laos

Muang Khua, Phong Sali, Northern Laos

Muang Khua, Phong Sali, Northern Laos


Taken on an All Points East, 'Mountains & Hill-tribes' tour

Taken on: 12th March, 2007. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See Mark Chiang Mai's page of Flickr

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The northern town of Muang Khua sits on the bank of the river Nam Ou, near the mouth of the Nam Phak. It is a beautiful, peaceful spot halfway up the river between Nong Kiaow and Hat Sa (for Phongsali) in northern Laos.

This half-way house status is the main reason foreigners visit: to experience the beauty and serenity of the spectacular journey from Nong Kiaow to Hat Sa. Muang Khua itself is rarely a destination in its own right but nevertheless quite a few things can be seen and done locally.

While few travellers linger longer than a night or two, the town is becoming a true travellers' destination and over the years we have witnessed an ever growing number of tourists stopping in town, especially since the border to Vietnam opened not all that far from here. If you're headed to Read our complete Muang Khua travel guide

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