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This is a lovely different trip as most tourists only go as far as Pak O caves. Our boatman took us up as far as the Nam Ou Riverside hotel where we went for a drink. A lovely hotel off the beaten track but very...More
We did it in 4 sections over 11 days. 8 up by boat; 3 back by bus.
1. Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw: 7 hours
2. Nong Khiaw to to Muang Noi: 1 hour
3. Muang Ngoi to Muang Khua: 4 hours
4. Muang Khua...More
We cruised the Nam Ou river for 2 days from Muang Khua village down to Luang Prabang with a stopover night in Nong Khiaw. We booked a private boat (fits 8 - more than enough for my family of four) via an agency based in...More
I recently visited Nam Ou as part of my project in Laos working with the Luang Prabang Tourism Department.
During the visit the village chiefs raised the issue that some visitors (a small minority) are causing concerns with the community regarding excess drinking and...More
Was really looking forward to this kayaking tour as we had read about and saw some beautiful pictures of the river but alas we were let down by the tour operator - WHITE ELEPHANT ADVENTURES!
Firstly, they turned up an hour late. When our hotel...More