Muang La is a rustic village on the banks of the Nam Pak River in northern Laos. With only around 1,000 inhabitants, the village has maintained its local character and culture, and there are also a number of different hilltribe villages dotted throughout the rolling green hills. This area is brimming with natural beauty and charm, ideal for a peaceful few days.
Muang La is a wonderful place to learn about Laos’ ethnic minorities, with Akha, Hmong and Ikhos tribe villages located in the surrounding mountains. Gain an insight into local life in Muang La, where you can see the villagers going about day to day tasks such as rice harvesting, silk weaving, and house construction using woven bamboo.
There are plenty of exciting outdoor activities to enjoy in the stunning surrounding countryside, including cycling and trekking. There are natural hot springs in the Nam Pak River, and a soak in one of the pools is a wonderful way to unwind after a day’s adventures.