Photo: Flowers in a field near Muang Kham.

Things to see and do

Tham Piew Cave

One such cave was Tham Piew, near Muang Kham. This held well over 400 people from nearby villages, mostly women, children and older people, while the men were away at war. They would sneak out the cave entrance at night to tend the fields, which were generally decimated by the bombing and rarely produced enough food. One day in the 1968, four US planes directed rockets at the grotto. The ... Read more about Tham Piew Cave .

Hot springs

Baw Nam Horn Noi is small and not worth a visit. The other is Baw Nam Horn Nyai, further away passing (approximately 50km from Phonsavan) along a road through attractive scenery, small villages growing chillis and mountains and hills covered with rice fields. Around the spring has sprung up a small town of sorts comprised of a restaurant, guesthouse, a few houses and the spring itself. The ... Read more about Hot springs .

Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Muang Kham? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Laos.

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