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Muang Khua to Phongsali

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Muang Khua to Phongsali

I plan to go to Phongsali from Muang Khua by boat in November, but I heard that I will have to charter the whole boat if the boat is not full. Is there an alternative to go to Phongsali from Muang Khua by public transport other than by boat?

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1. Re: Muang Khua to Phongsali

As far as I know the only way to get to Phongsali is either by boat, or by taking a bus to Oudomxai, and then take the bus to Phongsali - potentially you would need to stay overnight in Oudomxai.

I heard similar stories about the boat. So either try to get a group together, or you have to pay a bit more per person. I think it could be worthwhile. It is one area of Laos I always wanted to go to.

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2. Re: Muang Khua to Phongsali

Thank you

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3. Re: Muang Khua to Phongsali

there's no bus from Muang Khua to Phongsali?

the bus will be (i think): Muang Khua ----> Pak NaM Noy -----> phongsali

there's no sense that the bus go dowm to Muang Xai (oudom xai)

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4. Re: Muang Khua to Phongsali

I don't think there is a bus from Muang Khua you have to go back to Oudomxai, then it is about 8 hours from there. Better to take boat further up river to Hat Sa if you can then get transport from there.

Edited: 23 September 2016, 23:41
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