Discover the real life in Oudomxay province and visit some
natural attractions on this community-based trekking tour.
Spend two nights in two different Khamu ethnic villages and
learn about their traditions, lifestyle and handicrafts.
This challenging trek touches on several natural
attractions including Singkhma Buddha Cave, Luang Cave, a
pristine limestone forest and the Houai Khai Waterfall.
Along the way, local guides explain traditional hunting
skills, share their knowledge of the secrets of medicinal
plants, and provide details on local farming.
Explore the nature around Oudomxay town and enjoy the
wonderful panorama over the Nam Ko basin from the mountains.
This one-day trip visits a Hmong village, the market in
Phuu Khiew, Phou Toa Cave and the ethnic school of Oudomxay
province in Ban Viengsa.
Immerse yourself in idyllic Muang La, just 28 km from
Oudomxay town and a favorite destination of Lonely
Planet author, Joe Cummins.
Muang La sits in the splendid Nam Phaak Valley, and offers
cultural and natural attractions such as the famous Thai Lu
Temple, Vat Prachao Singkham, the Muang La hot mineral water
springs, traditional salt production, and typical Thai Lu
Muang La can also serve as the starting point for
excursions to remote ethnic villages nestled among rice
fields, forests and mountains.
Visitors heading to Muang La can take time out for a 2-hour
walk to the Singkham Buddha Cave and the Khamu village of
Explore Chom Ong Cave, a recently rediscovered natural
attraction some 45 km from Oudomxay town near the Khamu Lu
village, Chom Ongthai, which is known for its traditional
From the village, a one-hour walk leads up a creek, through
rice fields and into a forest to Chom Ong Cave, the source of
the Nam Kaang River.
Entering the cave system, trekkers can walk through large
halls with heights reaching 35 meters and widths of 20 meters.
The exploration of Chom Ong Cave takes about four hours and is
a real adventure as the cave is still in its natural state.
The entire cave system stretches along a 4 km long mountain
ridge and has a parallel and interconnecting fossil and river
passage. Chom Ong Cave was first explored in January 2009 to a
distance of 11.3 km, and there are several wide open side
Take a-day-trip from Oudomxay town (Muang Xay) through a
rugged valleyand pristine forests to the beautiful Nam Kat
Waterfall in the Houay Nam Kat Reserve, and enjoy a picnic
lunch in the falls' beautiful.
Note: Access may be difficult during the rainy season due
to bad road conditions, . Please contact Oudomxay
Tourist Information for details.
All tours are guided by trained Lao nationals with
proficient language skills.
For those interested in participating in one of these
package tours or in finding more information about the
programs and Oudomxay province, please visit Oudomxay
Telephone: +856 (0)81 212483
Mobile: +856 (0)20
Fax: +856 (0)81 212 842
Map of Oudomxay Town