Pak Beng - The Sleepy Charming Village

Pak Beng is a small town which is situated between Huay Xai and Luang Prabang. Due to its location, many travellers opt to take overnight at this sleepy charming village. Though there are not many tourist infrastructures in this town, you still can enjoy the local food in traditional restaurants and watch the impressive uninterrupted views across the Mekong River.

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Huay Xai→Pak Beng→Oudomxay→Muang Xay→Nong Khiaw→Luang Prabang
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Observing rural life along the Mekong River on a traditional boat trip to Pakbeng

Learning everything about Asian giants at Mekong Elephant Park

Trekking through Muang La's dense jungles to remoted villages and isolated waterfall

Cycling around the sleepy town of Nong Khiaw to visit Nong Khiaw bridge and Pa Thok cave

Meeting friendly locals at traditional Hmong and Khmu villages on your trek to Nong Khiaw’s outskirt

Boating on the Mekong River to visit Pak Ou caves, a scared site with thousands of Buddhist statues

Experiencing the peaceful atmosphere of Luang Prabang and visiting its cultural heritage sites on a cycling tour

Taking a motorbike tour to Phousi Market, Kuang Si Waterfalls and few ethnic minority villages

Huay Xai→Pak Beng→Oudomxay→Muang Xay→Nong Khiaw→Luang Prabang

Pak Beng travel guide information

Pak Beng Quick Facts

Pak Beng sits midway between Luang Prabang and Huay Xai on the Mekong River

This small town has developed as an overnight stop for passenger ferries and cargo

In 2018, the population of Pak Beng as a whole is around 28,986 inhabitants

Locals can speak 3 different languages which are Laos, English and Chinese

Pak Beng is the home of many ethnic groups such as Khamu, Leu, Hmong and Lao

Best time to visit Pak Beng, laos

From the middle of November to the end of February is the best time to visit Pak Beng in Laos when the weather is dry, cool and quite comfortable. If warm weather is what you are after, the hottest months are April, May and June.

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