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Chiang Mai to Muang Ngoi Neua

Whistler, Canada
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Chiang Mai to Muang Ngoi Neua

How do I get from Chiang Mai to Muang Ngoi Neua without flying?

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1. Re: Chiang Mai to Muang Ngoi Neua

Well, it will be trip that involves some travelling.

From Chiang Mai head to Chaing Khnong (by bus it takes 6 - 7 hours). Cross the border into Laos. You wont be able to get from the border to Nong Khiaw in one day anyway, I would recommend to head to Luang Namtha first, and stay the night there, the scenery around the town is beautiful, and worthwhile a longer stay.

In the monring you can grab the bus to Nong Khiaw (you leave the bus at Pak Mong, and take the songthaew to Nong Khiaw). From NK you take the boat for the one hour trip to Muang Ngoi.

Unless you want to spend three consecutive days in a bus, I would add some days stops between, especially in LN to break the travel down. Also, adding a few days n Nong Khiaw is worthwhile as well. It was with Muang Ngoi one of my favourite places last year...

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2. Re: Chiang Mai to Muang Ngoi Neua

Thank you Scotsman!! Your help is greatly appreciated :)

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