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Northern Laos

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Revision as of 15:47, 1 May 2011

The North is a mountainous region of Laos.


Other destinations


Get in

By plane

The region is served internationally by Luang Prabang airport which has scheduled flights from Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hanoi and Siem Reap and domestically from Vientiane in Central Laos.

Visa-on-arrival is available at Luang Prabang airport and the price is variable based upon your nationality. You need a passport picture to obtain a visa. If you don't have one, they'll scan your picture from your passport and charge you an additional $1.

By road

Highway 13 connects the region via Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng and Vientiane in Central Laos

Get around

Buses from the northern bus station travel in Vientiane travel along the Mekong River to Sanakhan (the Lao town opposite Thailand's Chiang Khan), then through the mountains to Pak Lai. More details at http://farsidetravel.net/2010/12/26/the-journey-is-the-destination-third-in-a-naga-saga/ From Pak Lai, buses travel south to the Thai border crossing at Kaen Teo and north to Sainyabuli, where buses leave for other northern destinations, including the old royal city of Luang Prabang.





Stay safe

Get out

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