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

What should we know?

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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ItemSizeAverage Cost
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
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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
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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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