Ban Houayxay
in Khouèng Bokèo, Laos

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.277 and 100.413 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 16' 35" and E 100° 24' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Kip - LAK
Spoken languages:
Lao, French, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:49 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:41 am and 7:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.365 and -75.162 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
San Juan de Marcona
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Current travel safety evaluation for Laos in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Laos.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Laos. Last Update: 2022-06-28 08:18:31

Delve into Ban Houayxay

Ban Houayxay in Khouèng Bokèo with it's 12,500 habitants is located in Laos about 3,044 mi (or 4,898 km) east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Ban Houayxay is now 06:49 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 9 airports close to Ban Houayxay, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Laos is Ban Huoeisay Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Town of Luang Prabang in a distance of 115 mi (or 185 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chiang Khong, Wiang Kaen, Chiang Saen, Doi Luang and Wiang Chiang Rung. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 29th of June 2022

31°C (87 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 30th of June 2022

26°C (80 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 1st of July 2022

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

ibis Styles Chiang Khong Riverfront

0,6 mi
666 Moo 8 Tambon Viang Chiang Khong District
57140 Chiang Rai

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ban Huoeisay Airport

Ban Huoeisay Airport is an airport in Ban Houayxay, Laos. Alternative spellings are Ban Houayxay Airport, Ban Houei Sai Airport and Ban Huay Xai Airport.

Located at 20.2578, 100.437 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Laos

Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The Fourth Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge is a proposed bridge over the Mekong River to link the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand and Ban Houayxay in Laos. Currently, the parliamentTemplate:Which? has already approved and accepted this project.

Located at 20.2833, 100.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
International bridges, Bridges in Thailand, Bridges in Laos, Laos–Thailand border crossings, Bridges over the Mekong River, Proposed bridges

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Van Houei Sai, Houayxay, Ban Houayxai, Fort Carnot, Ban Hwei Sai, Hovei Sai, Ban Huei Sai, Ban Hueu Sai, Huoei Sai, Ban Houei Sai, Ban Houayxay, Houei Sai, Хуайсай