Pakbeng - Oudomxay Overview

Oudomxay is a province of Laos, located in the northwest of the country. The province capital is Muang Xai.

Oudomxay Province covers an area of 15,370 square kilometres (5,930 sq mi). The province borders China to the north, Phongsali Province to the northeast, Luang Prabang Province to the east and southeast, Xaignabouli Province to the south and southwest, Bokeo Province to the west, and Luang Namtha Province to the northwest. The topography of Oudomxay is mountainous, between 300–1,800 metres (980–5,910 ft) above sea level.

Oudomxay has deposits of salt, bronze, zinc, antimony, brown coal, kaolin and iron deposits. Attempts to control poppy cultivation in the province have been made through the Narcotics Crop Control Project, formulated in the 1990s. Besides rice, important crops are corn, soybeans, fruits, vegetables, cassava (maniok), sugarcane, tobacco, cotton wool, tea and peanuts. In 2004, approximately 10,000 tons of sugarcane and 45,000 tons of corn were produced.

Our Pakbeng - Oudomxay trips

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16 August, 2022 Chiang Rai To Luang Prabang Tour Chiang Rai, Thailand to Luang Prabang, Laos Chiang Rai To Luang Prabang Tour 4 days Contact us View Trip
16 August, 2022 Luang Prabang To Chiang Rai Tour Luang Prabang, Laos to Chiang Rai, Thailand Luang Prabang To Chiang Rai Tour 5 days Contact us View Trip

General Information

Oudomxay Province, the heart of northern Laos

Oudomxay is a northern province in Laos, there is not as romantic as in Vientiane or Luang Prabang but Oudomxay attracts visitors by feature of culture and lifestyle of people in the region.

Pakbeng - Oudomxay