Oct 27, 2014

Namkad Yorapa natural tourist site of Laos

Oudomxay province will open a natural tourist site Namkad Yorapa in Xay district, 9 December, to attract domestic and foreign visitors.
Namkad Yorapa natural tourist site is located 15 km from Xay district covering an area of 6,000 ha.
The local contractor Faset Tourism Development president, Somphet Maopaseuth, was quoted as saying that the natural destination is now open for visitors.
“There are several activities for both domestic and foriegn visitors including trekking, visiting Phadeng Cave, viewing tribal houses, climbing, cycling, and elephant riding.”
Oudomxay is a province of Laos, located in the northwest of the country. The province’s capital is Muang Xai.
It borders China to the north, Phongsali province to the northeast, Luang Prabang province to the east and southeast, Xaignabouli province to the south and southwest, Bokeo province to the west, and Luang Namtha province to the northwest.
A tourism office has operated in Muang Xay since 1997, supported by the German Development Service.
In August 2007 the tourism office was upgraded to a “Provincial Tourism Department”.
Last year, there were 172,731 tourist arrivals to the province increasing 21.38% from 142,307, according to Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism’s data.


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