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Destination: Oudomxay Province








General Information






Located : In the northern of the countr


Total Area
: 15,370 square meters


Population
: 250,000


05 Districts
: Xay, La, Namor, Nga, Beng, Hoon and Pakbeng


Capital
: Xay










Oudomxay is populated by some 23 ethnic minorities mainly Hmong, Ekor (Akha) and Khammu. Adventurous eco-tourism tours can be arranged from village to village with travel either by oxcart or on foot. Tad Lak Sip Et Waterfall at Km 11 in Muong Xay District, as well as hot springs and temples at Muong La District and Phouxay Mountain are among some of the outstanding natural scenery aorth visiting when in the area. Oudomxay’s proximity to China has brought the province rapid economic groeth and infrastructure developments, including good road access to the provincial capital, Xay District.





Muong La District

Located at 28 kilometers from the provincial capital, at Wat Ban Pakla Temple, known for its 400 year old Pra Xaek Kham “Gold plated Buddha Image”, which is considered very sacred and worshiped by the locals. It is the one of the oldest historical sites in Laos, which has presently become a tourism attraction within the province. Muong La also has a hot water spring, an old French bridge, natural scenery and the beauty of the Nam La River for all tourists to enjoy
















 
Contact information : Lao Tourism Organization.
Address :                  Sethathirat Road, Sisaket Village, Chanthaboury District, Vientiane, Lao PDR.
Telephone :               +856 21 250791
E-mail :                     lto@laotourism.org
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