Nong Khiaw

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    Top Descriptions

    Nong Khiaw is probably the best spot for tourists along the Nam Ou river. It’s better facilitated than , more attractive than , and the most easily connected of the three to . Whether you’re here to visit or hike up to – or you just want to laze in a river-view hammock – you’ve come to the right place. With towering limestone karsts, Nong Khiaw certainly has the looks, and what it might lack in its variety of attractions and dining opportunities it easily makes up for in its laid back attitude and rural setting. – Daniel
     
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    Top Tips

    There are a lot of places to stay here and no real need to reserve in advance. might be a good start.
    If you’re after cheap and delicious local food, head to . The family that run that restaurant are kind, friendly and generous.
    Don’t expect much in the way of solid wi-fi in Nong Khiaw, or much of a party scene. is pretty much the only bar in town.
     
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    The Location

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      Name in local script:
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      Also known as:Nong Kiau
       
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      Environment type:cave, forest, jungle, mountain, river
      Location type:rural, town, village
       
      Religion type:Buddhism

      What can we see or do there?

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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:Laotian Kip (LAK)
      Average daily budget:LAK203,750

      When should we go there, and for how long?

      Average time taken:4 nights
      High season:November to February
      Low season:
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        How can we get in contact?

        Language(s):English, Lao
        Timezone:UTC+07:00
        Country calling code:856

        How can we get there?

          Coordinates:20.57059, 102.61127
          Geographical feature:Nam Ou River

          The Directions

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          The Directions

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          The Directions

          It’s possible to travel by boat up and down the river between and .
           
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          What are the numbers and averages?

          Number of attractions visited:5
          Travel time to attractions:20 minutes
          Travel time to next location:2 hours, 30 minutes
           
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          Local Availability

            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Beer (multinational)500ml
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            Beer (national)500mlLAK8,000
            Fizzy drink1 litreLAK12,000
            Fruit juice1 litreLAK20,000
            Gin (multinational)1 litre
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            Gin (national)1 litre
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            Milk1 litre
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            Oil1 litreLAK12,000
            Rum (multinational)1 litreLAK170,000
            Rum (national)1 litre
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            Vodka (multinational)1 litre
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            Vodka (national)1 litreLAK20,000
            Water1 litreLAK6,000
            Whisky (multinational)1 litre
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            Whisky (national)1 litreLAK20,000
            Wine1 bottleLAK100,000
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Almonds100g
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            Apples1kgLAK15,000
            Bananas1kgLAK12,000
            Bell pepper1kg
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            Bread1 loaf
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            Carrots1kg
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            Chillies1kg
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            Chocolate (multinational)1 bar
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            Chocolate (national)1 bar
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            Coconut milk1 canLAK5,000
            Cucumber1kg
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            Eggs1 dozenLAK12,000
            Garlic1kgLAK25,000
            Ginger1kg
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            Honey1 jar
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            Ice cream1 unitLAK10,000
            Jam1 jar
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            Onions1kg
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            Oranges1kg
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            Pasta1kg
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            Peanut butter1 jarLAK55,000
            Peanuts100gLAK2,500
            Potatoes1kg
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            Raisins100g
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            Rice1kg
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            Sandwich1 unit
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            Tomatoes1kg
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            Antifungal shampoo1 bottle
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            Conditioner1 bottle
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            Condoms1 packLAK20,000
            Deodorant1 canLAK22,000
            Floss1 pack
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            Hand sanitizer1 bottle
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            Laundry soap1 bar
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            Razors1 pack
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            Sanitary towels1 packLAK16,000
            Shampoo1 bottleLAK28,000
            Soap1 barLAK7,000
            Tampons1 box
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            Toilet roll1 unit
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            Toothpaste1 tubeLAK8,000
            Washing powder1 boxLAK3,000
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Antiseptic cream1 tube
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            Bandages1 pack
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            Chapstick1 unit
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            Contact lens solution1 bottle
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            Headache tablets1 pack
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            Ibuprofen1 pack
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            Mosquito repellent1 bottleLAK22,000
            Nail clippers1 set
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            Plasters1 pack
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            Sun cream1 bottle
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            Sunglasses1 pairLAK40,000
            ItemSizeAverage Cost
            Batteries4-packLAK50,000
            Chilli powder100g
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            Cigarettes (multinational)20-packLAK20,000
            Cigarettes (national)20-packLAK6,000
            Coriander100g
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            Cumin100g
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            Fuel1 litreLAK10,000
            Internet1 hour
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            Lighter1 unitLAK2,000
            Matches1 packLAK500
            Paprika100g
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            Travel multiadapter1 unit
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            Travel plug1 unit
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            Turmeric100g
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            Stock1 pack
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            Local Cuisine

              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Biryani (meat)LAK35,000
              Biryani (vegetarian)LAK25,000
              BologneseLAK30,000
              Breakfast (continental)LAK30,000
              Breakfast (cooked)LAK40,000
              BurgerLAK30,000
              Burger (vegetarian)LAK20,000
              CalamariLAK35,000
              CarbonaraLAK35,000
              CerealLAK25,000
              Curry (South Asia – meat)LAK28,000
              Curry (South Asia – vegetarian)LAK18,000
              Curry (Southeast Asia – meat)LAK26,667
              Cutlet (beef/chicken)LAK12,000
              DalLAK15,000
              Eggs (how you like)LAK20,000
              French friesLAK20,000
              Fried (fish)LAK50,000
              Fried rice (meat)LAK20,000
              Fried rice (vegetable)LAK16,667
              Fruit saladLAK20,000
              Garlic breadLAK17,500
              Grilled (chicken)LAK30,000
              Grilled (fish)LAK47,500
              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              KebabLAK28,000
              LaapLAK33,333
              NaanLAK12,000
              Noodle soup (meat)LAK16,667
              Noodle soup (vegetable)LAK15,000
              Noodles (meat)LAK24,000
              Noodles (vegetable)LAK22,250
              OmeletteLAK20,000
              Pad ThaiLAK25,000
              Pancake (Asian savoury)LAK20,000
              Pancake (loaded)LAK20,000
              Pancake (simple)LAK16,750
              PapadumLAK10,000
              Pasta (meat)LAK31,667
              Pasta (vegetable)LAK22,500
              Pizza (loaded)LAK53,333
              Pizza (simple)LAK50,000
              DishAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Rice (steamed)LAK5,000
              Rice (sticky)LAK5,333
              SaladLAK21,250
              Salad (meat)LAK22,500
              Samosas (meat)LAK12,000
              Samosas (vegetable)LAK10,000
              Sandwich (basic)LAK15,000
              Sandwich (loaded)LAK21,667
              Skewers (meat)LAK30,000
              Soup (meat)LAK23,333
              Soup (vegetarian)LAK20,500
              Spring rollsLAK15,000
              SteakLAK50,000
              Stew (meat)LAK25,000
              Stir fry (meat)LAK25,000
              Stir fry (vegetable)LAK17,500
              Sweet and sour (meat)LAK25,000
              Tom YumLAK32,500
              BeverageAverage CostRestaurant Availability
              Beer (national)LAK11,333
              CoffeeLAK7,000
              ChaiLAK10,000
              CocktailLAK27,500
              Fruit juice (fresh)LAK10,500
              Ginger teaLAK5,500
              Hot chocolateLAK8,000
              Iced coffeeLAK10,667
              Iced teaLAK6,500
              LassiLAK12,000
              MilkLAK10,000
              MilkshakeLAK11,000
              SmoothieLAK10,000
              Soft drinkLAK6,125
              TeaLAK5,333
              Tea (herbal)LAK5,667
              Tonic waterLAK7,000
              Vegetable juiceLAK7,000
              Water (2L)LAK7,625
              Whisky (shot)LAK10,000
              Wine (glass)LAK25,000

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