Hongtha Xaysomboun Hotel

Phomvihanh Road, Ban Saysomboun, Luang Namtha, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luang Namtha

A Story of the Jungle, Villages, and LEECHES

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... it was a surprisingly easy journey.

Luang Namtha is known for the great jungle treks it can offer, as well as visiting traditional villages of some of the 17 ethnic groups living in Laos. After finding a guesthouse and settling in, we began inquiring about a two day, one night trek with a few different companies. We found one with a great price, that seemed to be authentic and decided to do it. We were quite excited about our upcoming adventure as we headed to the ...

Our 100th post - Our Utmost Gratitude

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... These people have been generous with their time, their money, their advice, and their care. What blows us away more than anything is that these acts come from people with the expectation of nothing in return. It comes from some people who we don't have contact info for and will never talk to again, yet that didn't stop them from going the extra mile to make sure we were taken care of. We've had countless people from home say, "You're going ...

Our first few days in Laos

A travel blog entry by heathercharles

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... we realized that a new bridge opened a few months ago so no more boats (bummer). We got a tuk tuk from our bus drop off to the Thai side of the bridge. This cost us about $6. Once at the border we went through Thai immigration pretty quickly. We then needed to take a bus across the bridge to get to Laos. This was about $3 for the both of us. Once on the Laos side of the bridge we paid $70 for our ...

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by ballmd

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... for it's trekking with a national park next door so the next day we looked around the town to see what was on offer. We settled on one days kayaking and one days trekking with a home stay in a village in between. The kayaking was excellent fun with a number of rapids and once again beautiful scenery. Luckily we all made it through without capsizing! On the tour we got talking to a Finn and a Moroccan who were both ...

Trekking and Akha Homestay

A travel blog entry by willandamy

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... dress, which for the Lantern is a dark coloured tunic that they dye themselves. We saw some women weaving the cotton on their wheels, recently dyed material hanging to dry and a lot of animals! So many pigs. There were some very cute piglets running around. We then began our trek, first we walked through old rice paddies which were all dried up. It didn't take long before we were into banana trees and then the main forest. The forest was great and a proper obstacle course. ...

Location

This hotel, located on Phomvihanh Road, Ban Saysomboun, Luang Namtha, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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