Nong Khiaw: Itineraries & tips



"Nong Khiaw is next on the list, and after a day of trekking and exploring the region you may already be ready for some pampering."whereintheworldisnina.com
"Nong Khiaw is a very chilled out spot to backpack in Laos."whereintheworldisnina.com
"Nong Khiaw is often hidden in the shadow of Luang Prabang's popular waterfalls and backpacker area."bemytravelmuse.com
"Nong Khiaw is a transportation hub, not a sightseeing goal."grrrltraveler.com
"Nong Khiaw is a small sleepy little village in the north of Laos, located on the Nam Ou River."insatiabletravel.com
"Nong Khiaw is a charming little village just a few hours away and makes for a great day or overnight trip from Luang Prabang It's well-known for its limestone caves and mountains."manonthelam.com

East Laos

Nong Khiaws location

Nong Khiaw at a glance

Calm City



2-3 nights


Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Nong Khiaw


Oudomsay Airport (ODY)

About Nong Khiaw

Nong Khiaw is a village. In addition, this village is in center Laos. Son La is the nearest big city.

Things to do

Top 5 things to do in Nong Khiaw, Laos

Laos is not as popular as its neighbours but it is a more laidback, off the beaten path country worth a isit Luang Prabang with th

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Things To Do in Nong Khiaw

This is where Nong Khiaw really shines as a must-see destination. You will be hard-pressed to find yourself without something to d

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Things to do at Muang Ngoi

Muang Ngoi is actually known as Muang Ngoi Neua to the locals. It is a peaceful idyllic village. Nightlife is non-existent here. A

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Eat & drink

A guide to eating great food in Nong Khiaw

Almost all the cafes or restaurants in Nong Khiaw serve local fare alongside experimental western cuisine. Tropical fruit juice an

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Coco Home Bar & Restaurant

After exploring the cave on our second day, we visited Coco Home Bar & Restaurant for lunch. We both ordered the Pad Thai Goong wh


Chennai Restaurant

Viewpoint Resort Restaurant

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Worth to visit

Why Visit Nong Khiaw?

Ultimately, Jeremy and I decided to visit Nong Khiaw while we were traveling through northern Laos (visit Laos itineraries) for a couple key reasons: ...

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Where to Stay in Nong Khiaw

Nong Khiaw has a good selection of sleeping options. The best location to find a good guesthouse is on the east side of the river,


Here is a list of some recommended places to stay:

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Sunrise Hostel

We planned to leave half our bags with the hostel and share a scooter there and back. When we asked to leave our stuff though, the

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