Meuang Nga


Meuang Nga Overview
Total area: 1,943 square kilometers.
Villages: 62
Population: 30,379; women:14,818
Families: 5,286
Ethnic Group: Lao, Khamu, Leu, Hmong
Language in use: Lao, English, Chinese and Other
Access by land: 1 local bus Station]

Welcome to Meuang Nga
           Meuang Nga is a small town, situation on the Southwest from Meuang Xay Town 66 km. Meuang Nga is a small beautiful town  and  close to Luang Prabang by the Mekong river. The road to Meuang Nga is in a bad condition and the existing nature is still the same as the past. A famous resort - Tourist lodge in YoiHai Village with khummu Ethnic lifestyle.   

Where to stay in Meuang Nga District
No
Name
Address
No of Room
Contact Number
1
Sorlasern Guesthouse
Donean Village,Nga district,Oudomxay
10
020 56830733
2
Duangmixai Guesthouse
Donean Village,Nga district,Oudomxay
8
020 55987404
3
Keomixai Guesthouse
Ladhan Village, Nga district,Oudomxay
10
020 55471304
 


Nga District Restaurants
No
Name
Address
Contact Number
1
Danmeuangneua Restaurant
Donean village, NgaDistrict,
Oudomxay
020 55751119
2
Mrs.Lar Restaurant
Donean village, NgaDistrict,
Oudomxay
020 99403729
3
Mrs. Khamsao Restaurant
DonengiewVillage,NgaDistrict,
Oudomxay
020 58097612

How to get to Meuang Nga
       Start from Oudomxay at the Southern Bus Station. There is only one bus a day at 11:30 It takes around 3 hours to Meuang Nga and you can get the bus ticket one hour before departure and Another way (Boat trip) to the resort is from Luang Prabang and Pakbeng.

What's to see in Meuang Ngar

     Houay Kood cave
     Houay Kood cave is in Houay salak Village, Nga Distict, about 12 Km far from Nga town and still an other 5 Km from the village to the cave. The road is not very good and very hard to get there during the raining time. The wilth of the cave is around 3 – 5 meters and the length is more than 200 meters. It’s small, but beautiful. There are differnet karsts and nice forest around outside the cave. One of the best places for discovering and relax, nice to have a picnic and touch the most coolest asmostphere.
     Houay Kood cave was discovered many years ago by a local man while hunting after that the cave was named Houay Kood cave by most villagers because the cave is situated by the Houay kood stream. After the cave  was known  – people started to visit the cave more and more.

Nyoi Hai Village Khummu minority
      Nyoi Hai viilage is 100 % percents Khmmu tribe and settle by the Mekong River, around 80 Km far from Nga town. People can get there by boat or vehicles, but the road is in a very bad condition and very difficult to reach there. The most important thing about the village is they still keep their own traditional practice regarding their livelihood, culture and daily lifestyle. There is a resort nearby the village and owned by a business man. The target market of the resort is French tourist. The resort also provides Tourism Development Fund to the village monthly and yearly as well as setting some different activities for villagers to involve and participate in increasing their daily cash income. Moreover, a group of tourist who visited the village gave a grant to the village in order to build a primary school. The village is now recognized as one cultural and natural tourist destination by the Maokng River.

     Around 200 years ago, there were 2 families from Hoau Xieng villlage, Luang Prabang Province came to the area and biult a small shop for trade - buy and sell different None Timber Forest Products. The shop was built under a big tree ( Hai tree) in order to be safe. After a few month, there were 5 families from different places came to settle together with them. They had been living there for almost 20 years and the tree dried and died, so they decided to name the village Ngoi Hai because of the big tree they spent their life under it for many years. The name of the village has been using until present time.

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