Pakbeng - Oudomxay Overview

Pakbeng is a small town, located on the Mekong River about halfway between the Thai border at Huay Xai and Luang Prabang, Laos. Pakbeng is connected by a sealed road with Oudomxai along the Nam Beng River.

Oudomxay Province covers an area of 15,370 square kilometres (5,930 sq mi). The province borders China to the north, Phongsali Province to the northeast, Luang Prabang Province to the east and southeast, Xaignabouli Province to the south and southwest, Bokeo Province to the west, and Luang Namtha Province to the northwest. The topography of Oudomxay is mountainous, between 300–1,800 metres (980–5,910 ft) above sea level.

There are a lot of attractions in Oudomxay that definitely bring tourists unforgetable memories such as visiting That Phou Xay Stupa, Oudomxay Museum; exploring Chom Ong Cave (in Meuang Xay), Khamtan Buddha cave (in Pakbeng), Kun Vang Cave (in Beng), Luang cave (in Meuang La) and other caves around the province. Besides, tourists have opportunity to join a lot of excited activities as well as interesting experiences includes not only Mekong Elephant Camp, waterfall visit, but also trek & tour service.