Oudomxay

Oudomxay Overview

Oudomxay (aka. Muang Xay, Udomxai) is the capital of the multiethnic province of Oudomxay Province, located in the Nam Ko River Basin and surrounded by scenic mountains. It’s the largest city in Northern Laos and, if you’re travelling by land, you’ll probably end up here at some point. The town is formed by small villages at an important intersection between China and Vietnam, and the city has a unique multicultural atmosphere. A free city map can be obtained in the bus station, with basic information and “things to do”.

Get In

  • By plane to Muang Xay Airport (ODY) from Vientiane
  • By bus

Get around

  • On foot
  • By bicycle
  • By motorbike

See & Do

  • Chong Om Cave
  • Ban Chong Om of Khmu Village
  • Nam Heeng
  • Nam Kad Waterfall and Pristine Forest
  • Oudomxay Museum
  • Phuuthat Stupa
  • Hiking
  • Luxay Market
  • Chinese Market
  • Food Markets

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