Key Species: Clouded leopard, tiger, and
leopard. All large cats endemic to Indochina
are reported to exist.
Habitat: Mixed deciduous and evergreen
forest covering rough highlands ranging from
500 m – 2,257 m. Drainage is primarily southwest
into the Nam Khan and Nam Xuang Rivers. Much
bamboo and grassland is found in the NPA,
probably the result of past shifting cultivation.
Access: Most conveniently accessed by an all-
weather road from Phonsavanh on Route 7 and Route
1 to Meuang Hiam. The northern area can be
approached from Xam Neua on a rough seasonal
road, which traverses Nam Et NBCA in an