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'''Muang Ngeun''' is a city in [[Sayaboury Province]].
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'''Muang Ngeun''' is a town in [[Northern Laos]].
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Muang Ngeun isn'r really a town but series of mostly Tai Lue villages spread out along The road
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Muang Ngeun isn't really a town, but series of mostly Tai Lue villages spread out along the road.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===Border from [[Ban Huay Kon]]===
 
===Border from [[Ban Huay Kon]]===
 
the main reason to get in Muang Ngeun is Passing  the border From Ban Huay Kon (Thailand)
 
the main reason to get in Muang Ngeun is Passing  the border From Ban Huay Kon (Thailand)
Meny don't know but the border with Thailand  ( Ban Huay Kon – Muang Ngeun ) is open for a while (year or two ) also for foreigns .
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Many don't know but the border with Thailand  ( Ban Huay Kon – Muang Ngeun ) is open for a while (year or two ) also for foreigns .
 
you can get a visa on arivel an the both sides of the border. ( you need to bring a picture for the visa )
 
you can get a visa on arivel an the both sides of the border. ( you need to bring a picture for the visa )
 
the main problem is that the bus to UdomXai is at 12 from The Bus station.
 
the main problem is that the bus to UdomXai is at 12 from The Bus station.
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a bus from [[Pak beng]]
 
a bus from [[Pak beng]]
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Also possible to get the slow boat heading North from Pak beng to drop you at the road to Muang Ngeun (departs 8:30). Costs 30.000 kip. At the top of the hill is a sort of bus station (empty car park with a hut by the entrance with a friendly Lao in it). We waited 15 mins and a minivan arrived, cost 30.000 kip to go to Muang Ngeun(May 2012).
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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==See==
 
==See==
They are few tempels in the viliges
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There are few temples in the villages
As the temples in Muang Ngeun are Tai Lue, they have long banners hanging from the rafters, & a set of wooden weapons on either side of the altar (either on the floor or placed high up in the rafters). To see this in other parts of Laos, one would have to travel to places like Ban Viengkeo in Hongsa, Muang Sing, rural Oudomxay province or Ou Tai & Ou Neua in Phongsaly.
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*<see name="Wat Salibun Nyeun" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></see>
 
*<see name="Wat Salibun Nyeun" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></see>
 
*<see name="Wat Ban Khon" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></see>
 
*<see name="Wat Ban Khon" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></see>
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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*A bus to [[Muang Xay]] at 12:00 from the bus station (near the market) - stops in [[Pak Beng]] also.
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*A bus to [[Hongsa]].
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{{IsPartOf|Northern Laos}}
 
{{outline}}
 
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Revision as of 01:38, 1 June 2012

Muang Ngeun is a town in Northern Laos.

Contents

Understand

Muang Ngeun isn't really a town, but series of mostly Tai Lue villages spread out along the road.

Get in

Border from Ban Huay Kon

the main reason to get in Muang Ngeun is Passing the border From Ban Huay Kon (Thailand) Many don't know but the border with Thailand ( Ban Huay Kon – Muang Ngeun ) is open for a while (year or two ) also for foreigns . you can get a visa on arivel an the both sides of the border. ( you need to bring a picture for the visa ) the main problem is that the bus to UdomXai is at 12 from The Bus station. So if you don't want to spend a night In Muang Ngeun ( It is not so bad thing ) you Should pass the border in the morning.

by bus \ Sawngthaew

a bus from Udomxai

a bus from Pak beng Also possible to get the slow boat heading North from Pak beng to drop you at the road to Muang Ngeun (departs 8:30). Costs 30.000 kip. At the top of the hill is a sort of bus station (empty car park with a hut by the entrance with a friendly Lao in it). We waited 15 mins and a minivan arrived, cost 30.000 kip to go to Muang Ngeun(May 2012).

Get around

you can go around by foot ( anyway you don't have a choice.. )

See

There are few temples in the villages

  • Wat Salibun Nyeun.
  • Wat Ban Khon.

Do

you can aake a walk on the main road and see the wats, there is all so nice view of the rice field The locles are not reguler to see falangs ( foreigns) so be preperd that evrey body will look at you and maybe point on you ( specelly kids )

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Eat

Drink

Sleep

not meny foreigns choose to spend the night in Muang Ngoen, But if you feel like digging into local life or you get stuck ( miss the 12 bus to Udom Xai) there are few gust Houses ( no english )

  • Wong Chaeng Kae G.H, Near The bus station and the market. 6 rooms, double bed, toilet, cold water shower and a fan – 50,000 kip ( as to october 2010 )


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