Things to see and do
This wat sits at the top of a small hill in the centre of Huay Xai and it's quite a climb up the naga-flanked stairs. The view is fair but the Mekong River is obscured by trees. The wat itself is quite attractive. The monks are young and quite cheeky. Chanting begins at 18:00. From here a sign ... read more
Nam Nyon waterfall is located about half an hour upriver from Huay Xai by speedboat and a similar amount of time in a chartered tuk tuk. Heading to the falls is more about the journey on the river or road and through rural areas of Laos that hardly any other foreigners visit, especially as almost ... read more
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