A northwestern province sharing a border with Thailand and nesting the Nam Phui Natural National Protected Area

Xayaboury has a very rugged landscape with forested mountains, and it is known for the production of rice, cotton, peanuts, sesame, maize and oranges. Tteak forests cover large parts of the province.

The Nam Phui National Protected Area is home to wild elephants, gibbons, gaur and other large animal species. Elephant rides are available Hong Sa town, and the province holds an annual elephant festival in February.

Many ethnic Groups are commolly inhabiting the sayaboury province: Khmu, Tai Lue, Tai Dam, Htin, Phai, Kri, Akha, Malabri and Lao. One of the last remaining hunter-gatherer groups in Southeast Asia, the Malabri, iinhabit the forests in the western part of the province.

Not many tourists travel to Xayaboury, but those with an adventurous spirit are guaranteed an intimate and unique experience.

Green Discovery does not have an outlet in the Sayaboury province. However, we can arrange any excursion, expedition, adventure from our offices in Luang Prabang or in Vientiane. 

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