Travel Tips

At an average altitude of 1,200m, the province has a mild climate which is not too hot in the summer, not too cold in the winter, and not too wet in the rainy season.

Shopping in Xieng Khouang

Phonsavan's local market is right in the centre of town. There's nothing touristy about this market, but it is a great place to pick up some genuine local products to remember your Xieng Khouang travel ...

What To See

Xieng Khouang is most noted as the location of the mystifying Plain of Jars (Thong Hai Hin).

Social Activities

The UXO-Visitor Information Center in the center of Phonsavan (opposite Craters restaurant) the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) informs about the UXO problematic in the province. MAG began its Lao program in 1994 ...