More than 100,000 hectares of forests in Luang Namtha province were destroyed by bushfires that raged for more than a monthRead more
Many thousand hectares of forests in the northern provinces have been destroyed by bushfires, prompting authorities to mobilise more volunteers to control the flames.Read more
A plan to create “smart” and “eco” cities in Luang Namtha, and Oudomxay provinces topped the agenda at the government’s monthly meetingRead more
The Oudomxay province was founded in 1976, as a split off of the much larger Luang Prabang province. In 1987 Muang Xay became the capital of the province.
Oudomxay province offers a large range of attractions. The provinces’ key characteristics are its nature, its people and its diverse culture. An overview of possible tours in the area can be found on the web sites of Samlaan Cycling and the Provincial Tourism Department.