Getting Around Phongsaly

Discover how to get around Laos’ remote northernmost frontier.

 

Tuk tuks, sawng taews (Pickup trucks with benches), and boats are available in district centres, and offer an easy way to travel around the province. You can also rent bicycles for about $1-2 per day. Motorbikes are available for hire in Phongsaly, Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang, and Oudomxay.

Tour operators offer transportation and itineraries to popular attractions and activities, with guides adding greater insight into the province’s historical, cultural and natural sites.

Transportation from Phongsaly to district centres

Destination

Price

Departs

Duration

Hat Sa

LAK12,000

07:10

1 hour

Muang Khua (from Hat Sa by boat)

LAK105,000

09:00

5 hours

Boun Neua

LAK15,000

07:00
07:30
08:00
12:00

1 hour

Boun Tai

LAK35,000

07:00
07:30
08:00

3 hours

Note: Timetables and prices are subject to change. Be sure to check at the bus station the day before your departure.

 

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