Pakbeng Travel Guide

Find your own accommodation in Pakbeng,

Half way journey guesthouses and hotels not so many there, you can walking just near the slow boat pier at Pakbeng, the guesthouses are along the main road of that area, accommodations near slow boat pier,There also cheap and clean room for budget traveler, in high season many tourist over there because group tours and the boat up and down have to stop to overnight here sometime not enough room Only one night for sure you can book in advance stay.
Every accommodation has free WiFi, sometime not enough electricity in Pakbeng, there are also 14 guesthouses, 2 hotels, 2 lodges in Pakbeng.
Pakbeng
Small town called Pakbeng in northern Laos, Pakbeng is halfway between Huay Xai and Luang Prabang, where the local people take the boat up and downstream, you can spend a night and also visit the city. On the main road main road, there are people from the old village near the Beng River just 1 Kilometer from the town.
In that time this is the main road to transport wild wood to china and goods to OdamXai province, now the government limits them to export to another country.

Thing to do in Pakbeng

Wat Jom Jeng
In the evening you can walk to Wat Jom Jeng just near your market, here you will see Mekong view and also a small temple
Wat Jom Jeng is site on the at the river bank it small temple in Pakbeng, where the local people worship, the 1 monks and 3 novices

Elephant Camp in Pakbeng

Elephant Camp just Opposite Pakbeng village they have many options for you, there are 3 elephants

Boat racing festival in Pakbeng

In September every year they activity long boat racing between the village

Morning Market in Pakbeng

Pakbeng is a small town situated about 300 meters on foot, the market is open at 6 am – 9 am. Hill tribe come and sell fresh food the sell vegetables and meats and cloths, more people in the morning
Evening Market in Pakbeng
This evening market the best way to buy fresh food and meat meet local people. the market is open at 4 pm – 6:30 pm before dark.

ATM in Pakbeng

There are two ATM in Pakbeng
Blue color one is belong to Lao development bank, just started in 2011
Fee 20,000 kip/ time
Maximum 1,000,000 millions
And Red color is belong to BCEL bank, just started in 2017
They accept credit cards such as Visa, Master card, Union pay, JCB.
There bank near you’re the ATM, just walk up at 200 meters
On pen daily on working day at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
You can exchange in Pabeng
Fee for ATM 20,000 kip/ time
Maximum 1,500,000 millions

And another Agriculture bank

This bank is about 2 kilometers
On pen daily on working day at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Restaurant and Food
On the main road for the restaurants in Pak Beng including BKC restaurant, Khopchaideu, Hashan, Indian restaurant, Phonemany restaurant, Monesavanh, bakery D.P bakery, the restaurant serves traditional Lao foods, Western, Indian & Asian foods.

Drink

Happy Bar Pakbeng, where you can relax, games and chill, it a small bar and Mekong View
This bar is next to BKC villa and restaurant.
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