Travel guide to Xiengkhouang province

Facts

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Local name
Xieng Khouang

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

You can go to this province all year, but during the monsoon from July to October, it is best to stay in the highlands and in the mountains. During December and January it can be a little cold in the mountains, so bring warn clothing for this time of year.

Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 in Denmark (summer time), it is 17.00 in Xieng Khouang. When it is 12.00 in Denmark (wintertime), it is 18.00 in Xieng Khouang.

Culture and entertainment

The Boun Phao Hmong festival is held in November, where you can experience buffalo and bull fights. In December they celebrate the Hmong New Year, where the young people can find the object of their choice. In December there is also the Boun Haw Khao, where they sacrifice food for the dead.

Accommodation / Hotel

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The cities of the province all have quite a few medium class guest houses and hostels. You can also find very cheap hostels and some places, it is possible to rent a hut. Book your hotel in Xiengkhouang province here

Local transport

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