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Huay Xai

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  • The Gibbon Experience
    3.5 stars

    With stunning vistas and lush tropical rainforests, the natural beauty of Laos is one of the primary reasons many people visit this mountainous landlocked country ... read more

  • Huay Xai to Xieng Kok, Laos (the hard way)
    3.5 stars

    The Huay Xai border crossing is one of many crossings into Laos from Thailand and many visitors choose this particular one when entering Laos due to its proximity to Chiang Mai and the rest of northern Thailand ... read more

  • Wat Chom Khao Manirat
    3 stars

    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
    3 stars

    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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