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Oudomxay - The Heart of Northern Laos

       Welcome to Oudomxay   

{mosimage}Oudomxay is one of the most beautiful places in Laos, located in the upper North. A place where you can experience untouched nature as well as cultural life. According to visitors - the most friendly people on earth, the most peaceful  place in the region. 

We from the Provincial Information,Culture and Tourism  Department would like to offer you this site as a first impression on the treasures of Oudomxay and provide you all the information needed for a pleasant stay.




to Meuang Xay town (also known as Oudomxay) the capital of the multiethnic Province of Oudomxay situated in the Nam Kor basin and surrounded by scenic mountains.

  • The town is formed by small villages at an important point of intersection in Northern Laos. The proximity to China, Vietnam and the multiethnic influence make the dynamic center of Meuang Xay unique from other towns in the region.
  • However, every corner of the town is full of unique Lao life style and there are many interesting things for you to discover.

Reasons to stay longer

in Meuang Xay town

  • Enjoy the sunset at Phuu Thad Stupa, a place where you can see the whole vew of Xay town.
  • Visit the handicraft shop and see how the products are made
  • Make a town tour and see the “secret” life and the multiethnic markets
  • Discover the Nam Kat Waterfall with different tourist activities there.
  • Visit the Waterfall ‘Lak 11’
  • Take a one-day walk around Meuang  Xay town and enjoy the wonderful panorama over the Nam Kor basin
  • Experience the warm hospitality of people and unknown spots by guided bike tours
  • Enjoy the different restaurants and accommodations
  • Spoil yourself with a sauna and massage
  • Take a trip to Meuang La town and experience life along the river
  • Discover Chom Ong Cave as well as visiting several Khumu villages on the way to the cave.

For more information please contact the

Provincial Tourism Office Oudomxay

Phone: 081-212483

Mobile: 020- 9921408, 020 95555455

Email: ,


Facebook: Oudomxay Tourism

Opening hours


October to March

Monday to Friday

8:00- 12:00 and 13:30- 16:30

April to September 

Monday to Friday

7:00 - 11:30 and 13:30 - 16:30

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