The Best Things to Do in Huay Xai, Laos

The Best Things to Do in Huay Xai, Laos, Huay Xai, Laos (B)

Welcome to Huay Xai, a small village nestled along the Mekong River in Laos. This village is for many travelers a stopover when catching the 2-day slow boat to Luang Prabang or starting the Gibbon Experience. You will probably have some time off in Huay Xai to do some activities. This blog post describes the best things to do in Huay Xai. Believe me, this place is less boring than you think.

Visiting Fort Carnot in Huay Xai is like a journey back in time. The fort was originally built during the French colonial period in Huay Xai and offers a glimpse into the region’s rich historical past. Located on top of a hill, overlooking the Mekong River, this well-preserved fort is a very interesting place to visit. As I wandered through its walls, I felt a deep sense of wonder at the stories it must hold.

Wat Keophone Savanthanaram is a temple that is best known for its murals and beautiful golden and blue colors. If you walk up the hill behind the temple itself, you can find a large statue of a Reclining Buddha. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Things to Do in Huay Xai, Laos
Guide Location: Laos » Huay Xai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Wat Keophone Savanthanaram
  • Daauw
  • Huay Xai’s riverfront
  • The morning market
  • Wat Chomkao Manilat
  • Huay Xai Night Market
  • Gibbon Experience
  • Little Hostel