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Local guide Mr Khamman was brilliant

We went on a 2 day trek with Mr Khamman, staying with a hill tribe village. The experience was... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Katdixon2012
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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worth a stay

nice smalltown with little activities but a market, a few restaurants, guesthouses and you can do... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
olli r
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Austria
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Muang Khua, Laos
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a 2 day trek with Mr Khamman, staying with a hill tribe village. The experience was amazing, very humbling to be welcomed into the village and the hiking through the jungle was hard work but lovely. Mr Khamman made the trip excellent...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

nice smalltown with little activities but a market, a few restaurants, guesthouses and you can do trekking worth staying more than one night friendly locals

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I like Muang Khua. It’s a cute place with lots of character. The views of the river are nice. It’s difficult to find many English speakers but that’s ok. It’s kind of a stopover town for river travellers so I think many people only stay...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The trip is wonderful and not to be missed. Just before we left for Laos we were told that trips on the Nam Ou were cancelled because of the building of a hydroelectric dam at the half way point. Then we learnt that the cruises...More

2  Thank mshipley2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Small gateway town near Lao's border with Vietnam (Sop-Hun/Tay-Trang). We caught the bus from here into Dien Bien Phu- takes about 5/6 hours. Can get the wooden long boats to & from Muang Ngoy here also & from what I recall to Nong Khiaw. Nothing...More

1  Thank hungryh724
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Essential Information: Muang Khua, Advice for travellers, Tourist information, Tourist information If you come to Muang Khua. Book a trek with Mr Khamman!!! At least 3 days, I did two days and regretted it big time!!! His contact details are easily available around the town...More

4  Thank Kacey G
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Rundown little village. I can really think of only one pretty thing that I've seen here, and that is the suspension bridge hidden in the town. For the rest, get out of there as soon as possible. We were there for one night as stop-over...More

Thank Michel v
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We visited Muang Kuah for 2 days. We searched for a trekking, however the tourist office turned out to be quite expensive. Instead we found a local guide, Mr Khamman who took us on a 2 day trekking which we did in 1 day (on...More

Thank Hinke d
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Could not tell what this towns situation was as did seem a happy place. Dusty, dirty, rubbish strewn, it was unexpected. Crossing over the suspension bridge to check out the other side was interesting but this is a transit hub, stay one night, to catch...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A stop off point on the beautiful Nam Ou river whether you are going up or down the river or to Vietnam. A thriving market with local produce and a good noodle soup for breakfast. Limited telephone reception- you have to have the right carrier....More

Thank John S
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Response from mshipley2016 | Reviewed this property |
We organised it through a travel agent (Traikfinders). It took about 6 hours with a lunch stop on a beach and a tuk tuk to get round the dam and a stop at a village with wonderful and very inexpensive silk. . Well worth it... More
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Response from Isabella S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! When I was in Muang Khua in the end of April 16, the tourism office did not have an internet connection. Mr. Boun Ma told me that they are planning on setting up wifi, however I doubt that has happened so far! Mr... More
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