Discovery >

Rain hampers tourism in North Laos

August 13, 2008 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under:

 

Rain hampers tourism

Lots of rain  in China and Laos has caused the Mekong River to rise to record levels. Towns along this mighty river, the 11th longest in the world with a length of 4,300 km are preparing for floods, and some are already experiencing difficulties due to the high water level.

Parts of Luang Prabang, the scenic town in Northern Laos, an UNESCO Heritage Site are flooded (see picture). Parts in the North of town are flooded, as well as the road along the Nam Khan river. While the main temples in town can be visited, the Kuang Sy Waterfall and the Buddha Caves at Pac Ou (Tham Ting) are currently closed.

The Luang Say Cruise has stopped its services until further notice and its lodge in Pac Beng is closed as well.

Latest post

Khiri Tuk-Tuk Features In Luang Prabang Wedding

The stylish Khiri tuk-tuk that we launched in Laos – September 2013, has recently been used as mode of transport in a Luang Prabang wedding.

Read More

Koh Yao Noi Family Recipes for Riceberry

In her cabin amidst the rice paddies on an island deep in the Andaman Sea awaits a charming Thai lady ready to reveal her secret family recipes. She now grows her own riceberry.

Read More

Myanmar’s Best Kept Secret Holiday: White Sandy Beaches

March, April and May are traditionally the months in which most Myanmar holidaymakers are heading for the beach.

Read More

Phuket and Diversity in Tea and Coffee Shops

The island of Phuket located on the Andaman Sea in the South of Thailand has enjoyed a good cup of tea and coffee for a long time.

Read More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our B2B newsletters are for industry professionals




*We’ll never share your email address and you can opt out at any time.