Getting around Bolikhamxay
Sawng taews (Pickup trucks with benches) travel between Bolikhamxay’s district centres throughout the day. They depart when full, and early morning is the best time for catching a quick ride. Some sawng taew drivers can be hired by the day for tourists who want to visit specific attractions in the area. Prices are negotiable. A few local busses stop at district stations, mostly in the morning and late afternoon. Be sure to check departure times before you travel, as schedules are subject to change.
Motorbike and bicycle rentals are not available in Bolikhamxay, though some travellers hire motorbikes in Thakaek. Pakxan’s few tour operators offer a variety of itineraries throughout the province, as do agents in Vientiane.