Photo: By the river in Muang La.

Things to see and do

The Hot Springs

The hot springs of Muang La are a treat, and make the perfect remedy for the aches and pains that can result from weeks of bumpy bus rides. The spring is at the riverbank and stone “tubs” have been built so people can soak in the almost unbearably hot water while admiring the gorgeous scenery. Quite simply, it feels amazing. The real draw is the social aspect of the experience. The ... Read more about The Hot Springs .

Wat Pha Singkham
Muang La

Perched on a low hill and surrounded by paddy is Wat Pha Singkham, an important site of pilgrimage for the province. The temple itself is a modern build but people from all over Udomxai come to revere the sacred 400-year-old Buddha statue, one of the most important in Laos. It is believed that the Buddha has the power to make wishes come true. Those who ask a wish and have it granted must ... Read more about Wat Pha Singkham .

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Where to next?

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