The capital of Bokeo province, Houayxay (Huay Xai) lies on the Mekong River opposite Chiang Khong in Thailand. Featuring a vast, natural landscape, this quaint town is often a transportation layover to other destinations in Laos and Thailand.

    Its surrounding landscape gives you plenty of outdoor fun, including hiking, kayaking, and biking. Houayxay (Huay Xai)’s laidback setting appeals to those who want to try some local Laotian dishes and beer with views of the Mekong River.

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    • Mini Guide to Houayxay (Huay Xai)

      Houayxay (Huay Xai) is the capital of Bokeo province in Laos. While most travelers treat Huay Xai as a layover to other destinations, this town has a beautiful landscape where you can enjoy outdoor fun such as hiking, kayaking, and biking. Its laidback setting appeals to those who want to try some local beer, relax on the banks of Mekong...

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