Things to see and do
Next to the post office is a school, which is on the site of an old wat (temple) bombed and razed to the ground in 1968. Now the only wat in Muang Khua, built in 1979, is next to this site. It's interesting more for the history of the area than for any aesthetic reasons. A village across the ... read more
The trekking around Muang Khua is fantastic, mostly because of the lack of other tourists in the area. Foreigners rarely visit these villages and they are delighted to welcome strangers with true Lao hospitality. A range of ethnic groups live in the area -- Khamu, Akha, Tai Dam -- but not nearly as ... read more
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