Vieng Phouka is a town in Northern Laos.
Vieng Phoukha is a mountainous district located in the south of Luang Nam Tha Province on Road 3 about 60 km from Luang NamTha town. It has a total land area of 1866 square Kilometers, bording NamTha, Nalae and Long district as well as Bokeo Province. With population of 18000 people ( in 2005 )
Vieng Phoukha is the the main town between NamTha and Huay Xai in Bokeo, So if you are entering or exiting Laos you will pass this town.
Vieng Phoukha offers some of the most spectacular trekking in Luang Nam Tha Province but there aren't many tourists in the town (most of the time there isn't anyone), so if you are coming to trek don't rely on other people, chances are that you will be the only westerner in town.
All the guest Houses are simple thatched-Bamboo Or wooden affairs, some have attached toilet and some have outside.
There are four guest houses In the south part of town (3 after the bridge) and one (Bo Kung) 300 m from town (200 m from the tourism office)