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Nong Khiau (Kiau) getting more attractions - Tour Office - TRAVEL INFORMATION

Posted by marakusch on 24/11/2008 at 08:56

Since Nong Khiau has shown that it is as bautiful as Muang Ngoi but with less travelers it seem that more and more people stay another day to hang out or go on Tour. November 15, Tiger Trail Outdoor Adventures has opened a branch Office there and release some helpful information. NEW TOURS< NEW RESTAURANTS < NEW PLACES TO STAY seem to enrich the place and make it worth staying. I paste you the info I got there on my Laptop... Local travel information Boats on the Nam Ou: To Muang Ngoi t ...

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boat trip Luang Prabang 2 Vientiene

Posted by mongoose on 28/1/2007 at 12:04

Please advise how long boat trip from Luang Prabang to Vientiene, a good travel agent and accomodation in LP ...

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Nicksa's Place

Posted by Christoph on 14/12/2006 at 03:47

Nicksa is offering five bungalows. Four of them are quite the same like everywhere in Muang Ngoi. But they are a little bit spacier and have especially a bigger balcony than most of the rest in town. There is one bungalow which has two beds, one single and one double with a very big veranda. All bungalows have mossie nets, hammocks and so on. The bathroom is spacy and clean. There are two squat toilets. Nicksa runs also an restaurant. The owners are friendly and helpful. The view is very nice, n ...

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Maly Hotel, Phonsawan - Plain of Jars

Posted by peachbanana on 27/8/2008 at 14:04

It's a good deal if you're looking for great food of the town, nice room and friendly staff. The price is more expensive than other places in Phonsawan but you can get a very good deal if you go there during low season! My boyfriend and I were very happy staying there for 2 days before heading to Nhong Hat to cross to Vietnam border. They also provide tour service to vist plain of jars, but you can check it out with other tour agency as well. ...

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New ethnic museum in Luang Prabang

Posted by tagujadhur on 30/3/2008 at 14:24

The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is a new museum in Luang Prabang dedicated to the ethnic peoples of Laos. This is the only museum of its kind in the country. The permanent exhibition features 7 different ethnic groups: Akha, Hmong, Khmu, Lanten, Mien Yao, Tai Lue, and Tai Dam. Information and photographs accompany displays of traditional clothing, handicraft tools, and religious artefacts. Text is available in English, French, Lao, Chinese, and Japanese. This is a great plac ...

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Ecotourism resort near Vientiane

Posted by agarlao on 13/6/2008 at 10:13

Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge We are an ecotourism resort on the Nam Ngum river, close to both Vientiane capital and the mountainous Phou Khao Kwai National Protected Forest Area. Activities and facilities in our resort include trekking and cycling, riverboat journeys, homestays, local tours, children’s play area, a floating restaurant and a small Internet café for guests. We have 12 rooms and our room rates range from US$8 to US$38. Please check out our detailed website at www.rivertimela ...

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crossing the vietnam border

Posted by funtony on 22/4/2008 at 21:55

hi, can any one help with information on whats the cheapest way to go from laos into vietnam,and which is the nearest town to the border crossing on both sides, does one have to pay to actually go across the border crossing, and can it be done on foot.Many thanks.does anybody know the cheapest town to visit that are tourist free and safe. ...

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New and clean hotel in the UNESCO area of Luang Prabang

Posted by tumblefish on 24/3/2008 at 17:43

Lotus Villa Laos is a new hotel that opened in late 2007, it is a boutique hotel with tranquil 15 rooms in the heart of the UNESCO precinct of Luang Prabang. Nestled amongst cafes, temples, restaurants and local life, you are part of the enchanting atmosphere of the UNESCO World Heritage precinct, by simply stepping outside the doors of this beautiful new boutique hotel. We offer: -Daily housekeeping -French doors opening onto our beautiful courtyard garden a ra ...

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Nammavong Guesthouse Luang Prabang - very friendly

Posted by fersum on 23/2/2008 at 10:45

Nammavong Guesthouse in Luang Prabang is run by a very friendly family and is located next to the Wat Xien Thong. I found it by luck and am very happy I did. The rooms are new, with a/c + fan, new bathrooms with hot water. All is very clean. The GH offers laundry service, breakfast/snacks and the family that runs it is extremely friendly. I stayed here for 5 nights and was very satisfied with the service. Nammavong Guesthouse Tel. +856 (071) 25 21 76 Mobile +856 (020) 213 1363/ 777 5531 b ...

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Slow boat

Posted by nackia on 21/2/2008 at 17:56

Heya i was wondering anyones opinions on the slow boat crossing the border from Thailand into Laos. Is it really overcramped as i have been led to believe and 2 days is there sleeping room etc? im really unsure about whether to take it or not. Thanks ...

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Pakam Guesthouse

Posted by anousith on 28/1/2008 at 18:46

Dear Sir , We would like to inform you the Pakam guest house is located in the centre of town , near the Mekong river side,it is very nice places and comfortable with the rate as detail below: Fan Single room,Private bath room, hot & Cold shower rate = 12 $us/night ( no break fast ) Fan Double/Twin room,Private bath room, hot & Cold shower rate = 16 $us/night ( no break fast ) Aircondition Single Superior room,Private bath room, hot & Cold shower,Living room rate = 30 $us/night ( no break fa ...

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Oui's Guesthouse, Luangprabang

Posted by rogerlaos on 23/1/2008 at 08:32

Three sisters, Oet, Oui, and Oye provide charming hospitality at this idyllic bed and breakfast on the River Kahn. Enjoy a Mango smoothie in the garden café or from the spacious verandah overlooking the river. Wooden Mahogany surfaces abound and the comfortable modern furnishings make this heritage location a simple pleasure. AC, Cable TV, Refrig, Hot showers, Laundry Service. Oui’s Guesthouse 14 Sukkaserm St. BanKili Luangprabang,LAO PDR (+856) 071-252374 Mob. 020-5871835 Fax 071- ...

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Beuay Kok Jieng Guesthouse, Luang Prabang

Posted by jonmanjiro on 16/1/2008 at 13:55

The Beuay Kok Jieng Guesthouse is located right next to the Mekong River in a quiet area of the Ban Vat That neighbourhood to the south west of the center of Luang Prabang (it's an easy 5-10 min walk into town). We stayed here for seven nights from 28th December 2007 to 4th January 2008 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The room is well equipped with hot water, air-con, fan, satellite TV etc., and was excellent value for $25. The sheets were nice and clean, and the room and common areas were cleaned ev ...

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Visitor Centre about to open

Posted by otjo on 14/1/2008 at 19:06

I work for a local organisation supporting rehabilitation and making artifical limbs - many of whom are for people injured by UXO. We are just finishing a permanent exhibition which will have a film viewing room and an exhibition about the effect of UXO on villages and the work that COPE is doing. From the 28th of Jan onwards visitors are more than welcome to turn up and we would love to have some feedback from travellers about the centre before we officially open. You can visit us online at ww ...

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Zuela's Guest house & Restaurant, wonderful place in Luang NamTha

Posted by moonlight on 21/11/2007 at 15:40

I spent 3 days in Luang NamTha (October 07) and I recommend this magnific guesthouse to everybody. The guesthouse is located in a quiet alley near the main street and tourist office, is pretty new, super clean. The place is charming, all in wood and the mattres of my bed was the best I had in my 6 week-holiday. The guesthouse has also a pleasant and quiet restaurant with nice food and and the owner is very helpful. They provide motor and mountain bikes, laundry & money exchange. The pr ...

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Laos - Some info learned

Posted by Emz on 22/6/2007 at 10:31

Just left Laos, wanted to post that the main road in Vientiane - Sittahilat (?) is being dug up completely at the mo so dont plan on stayin there for the view/peace -still nice at night tho. Also, contrary to everything I've ever read -there is an ATM in Luang Prabang (no visa - only Mastercard and Maestro). So you can buy that trip after all : ) ...

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Bandit attacks in Laos?

Posted by MaPeKue on 20/10/2007 at 18:07

Hi, we're planning a self driven tour with a rented car of approx. Vientiane > Vang Vieng > Luang Prabang > Viang Kham > Vieng Thong > Muang Kham > Phone Savan > Vientiane. Has anybody news or other current information about bandit attacks or other severe crime on that routes 13/13N, 1C, 7, 1D and 5 as mentioned e.g. in www.concierge.com? ...

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Wireless in Luang Prabang - there it is

Posted by marakusch on 8/4/2007 at 16:23

After a long time of hiding their wire-less away, now Luang Prabang starts off a bit more. 1. BLUE LAGOON Cafe next to Royal Palace (Ban Check Village) - Centre of Luang Prabang. Have to ask and they will be able to log you on (mus drink or eat something 2. Bon Cafe (new place) in the building of Ancient Luang Prabang Hotel, right on the beginning of the night market. Order something and surf. 3. Cafe Ban Wat Sean Have to pay, guess it was 30 min...but I forgot how much it was. T ...

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Tam Tam Guesthouse and Restaurant.

Posted by bowdie4733 on 15/7/2007 at 15:24

Located directly across the road from the H'mong market. The rooms are clean with a hot shower and at 10 dollars a night (Low Season) for an airconditioned double room it's a pretty resonable place in comparison to other Luang Prabang prices. The Restaurant is really good in the evenings but crap in the mornings when the staff are not the waiters or chefs that work the evening shift but the owners family members who are usually asleep behind the bar or glued to a t.v show. A really cool th ...

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Guesthouse in Vientiane

Posted by SteinOfOrange on 4/5/2007 at 12:03

Travelfish hasn't caught on to this one yet. RD GUESTHOUSE. Located on 37-01 Nokeokoummane Road (Chantaboury District). Telephone (856) 021-262-112; E-MAIL kisdman@naver.com. Owned and managed by a western educated lady, this is topps. I have used Travelfish my entire trip, and this is the best guesthouse I have stayed in yet. TV, Air, immaculate tile, good pillows, and super clean. For 12$usd, I have all this. It is very close to the Mekong River. I checked out three other highly rated ...

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