Laos - Northern Laos (Chapter)

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This is the Northern Laos chapter from Lonely Planet’s Laos guidebook.

Whether it’s for trekking, cycling, kayaking, ziplining or a family homestay, a visit to northern Laos is for many the highlight of their trip. Dotted about are unfettered, dense forests home to ti-gers, gibbons and a cornucopia of animals.

  • soar through the jungle canopy on ziplines to remote tree houses on the unforgettable Gibbon Experience near Huay Xai
  • maps
  • karst away on a boat ride or kayak trip down the Ou River between Muang Ngoi Neua and Nong Khiaw
  • transport
  • learn about the local lifestyle in homestays on a tribal trek in the remote region of Phong-sali
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Places to Sleep, Xieng Khuang & Hua Phan Provinces, Phonsavan & around, Sam Neua & around, Vieng Thong, Muang Ngoi District, Nong Khiaw, Muang Ngoi Neua & around, Phongsali Province, Muang Khua, Phongsali & around, Northwestern Laos, Udomxai & around Udomxai, Muang La, Boten, Luang Namtha & around, Muang Sing, Xieng Kok, The Middle Mekong, Huay Xai & around, Pak Beng, Hongsa, Sainyabu-li, Pak Lai, When to Go.

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