Huay Bo Village
Located an hour and a half away from Muang Ngoi, Huay Bo village is one of the hidden, off the beaten path attraction perfect for tourists who want to experience true Lao village life.
The village may be the perfect definition of quaint — imagine houses made of wood, with no major infrastructure, store, and sometimes, no electricity — but the things you can do in Huay Bo is endless. Aside from enjoying the peace that is a constant in the village, tourists can help families in the rice fields, observe how to make wine, learn how to weave, and even go hunting with locals. Life around the village is pretty simple — you can take your time to just chill, talk with other villagers, or simply enjoy the serene surroundings.
Huay Bo Village is located in the northern part of Laos, a few kilometres away from Muang Ngoi.
Opening Days and Hours
The village can be accessed anytime.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the village is free.
How to Get There
- Fly from Vientiane to Luang Prabang via Laos Airlines.
- From Luang Prabang, take a bus to Muang Ngoi.
- From Muang Ngoi, walk for 2 and a half hours to Hauy Bo Village.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
You can spend one to three days in the village.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Even though the Huay Bo is small, visitors still flock the quaint village. The best time to visit is before or after November or March.
- Rice planting
Villagers offer food to guests for LAK 10,000 (USD 1.2) per meal.
- Nam Ngoi River
- Nam Ou Beach
A favorite place to stay in Huay Bo Village is the Konsovan Guest House which charges guests USD 1 per night.