Nam Ou River
The spectacularly scenic Nam Ou, flanked by jagged karst and rustic riverside villages, can be explored by local river boats.
Surrounded by stunning limestone peaks and straddling the Nam Ou, idyllic Nong Khiaw is the perfect place to lose a few days.
This remote town has a quiet charm and is the perfect base for exploring the vast tropical forests and diverse traditional cultures of the region.
Trekking in northern Laos offers the fascinating opportunity to experience life in a local village. For more information, see The Town, Trekking and boat trips & The Akha Road (Route 322)
Nam Ha NBCA
Hike, kayak or raft, but don’t miss this stunning national park near the trekking centre of Luang Namtha.
Slow boats on the Mekong
Enjoy the leisurely journey along the Mekong through the vast mountain wilderness of northern Laos.