Luang Namtha
in Louangnamtha, Laos

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
20.949 and 101.402 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 20° 56' 54" and E 101° 24' 6"
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: 12:19 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Vientiane
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:33 am and 6:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.573 and -74.853 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2022-05-26 08:19:34

Discover Luang Namtha

Luang Namtha in Louangnamtha with it's 3,225 citizens is a city in Laos about 3,074 mi (or 4,947 km) east of Jamkhaneh, the country's capital city.

Local time in Luang Namtha is now 12:19 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Vientiane with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Luang Namtha, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Laos is Luang Namtha Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North. 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 87 mi (or 140 km), South-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Muang Sing, Muang Nale, Mengla, Muang Long and Muang Xay. 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 / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

30°C (87 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 29th of May 2022

34°C (92 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Monday, 30th of May 2022

34°C (94 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, calm, few clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Laos │Voyage Tour Du Monde ► La vie a Luang Namtha!

Published: October 14, 2007
Length: 09:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dany Thibault

Super Voyage Tour du monde de 4 ans en video! Plus de 26 pays visités et plus de 360 videos!! Laos │Voyage Tour Du Monde ▻ La vie a Luang Namtha, des vacances de reve! N'oubliez pas...

Travel Asia - Cycling around Luang Namtha, Laos

Published: February 26, 2012
Length: 03:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Juno Kim

Travel Asia - Cycling around Luang Namtha, Laos Luang Namtha is a small little town in northern Laos. There's not much things to do around, but it's perfect place for cycling around. Bike is...

Laos - Luang Namtha Market

Published: April 19, 2013
Length: 31:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: imgjp

The market in Luang Namtha, Laos.

Giant Bee dragging Spider in Nam Ha NPA, Luang Namtha

Published: August 21, 2012
Length: 37:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: travellingbrummers

We visited the Nam Ha National Protected Area in Luang Namtha and one of the amazing things we saw was this 6cm bee attack, kill, and then drag this spider into it's lair. Nature rocks!

La vie pratique Luang Namtha Laos une ballade a vélo Tour du monde

Published: October 14, 2007
Length: 36:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dany Thibault

En visitant Luang Nam Tha avec un vélo louer à 1$ Canadien par jour, Nous avons eu un problème avec un des vélo. J'ai eu droit à une crevaison à environ 15 km de Luang Nam Tha sur une...

2010. Laos 05: Un par de comidas en Luang Namtha

Published: July 17, 2010
Length: 25:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iurbaneta

Una prueba de dos comidas diferentes en Luang Namtha. las dos muy buenas pero diferentes.

2010. Laos 02: btt en Luang Namtha

Published: July 11, 2010
Length: 55:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iurbaneta

Un recorrido por los alrededores de Luang Namtha en Btt.

2010. Laos 04: Trekking en Luang Nam Tha

Published: July 15, 2010
Length: 39:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iurbaneta

El video es parte del Trekking que realizamos en Luang Namtha.

Treking au Laos dans les villages des minorités ethniques

Published: September 21, 2012
Length: 07:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TheLatinAventura

Nous partons depuis Luang Namtha au Laos pour une journée de kayak suivie de 3 jours de trekking dans les forêts à la rencontre des minorités ethniques de cette région frontalière de...

Nam Tha River

Published: August 20, 2012
Length: 16:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ro Traveling

Laos Luang Namtha Nam Tha River Experience Forest Retreat.

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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.

Luang Namtha

M. Nalae, Louang Namtha or M. Na Lae,Luang Nam Tha is the capital town of Luang Namtha Province in northern Laos. The city lies on the Tha River (Nam Tha). Luang Namtha is the largest settlement in North-West of Laos, North of Luang Prabang. It is a popular tourist destination, and a base for treks, biking to the surrounding hill-tribe villages. It contains the Luang Namtha Museum.

Located at 20.95, 101.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Luang Namtha, Populated places in Luang Namtha Province

Louangnamtha Airport

Louangnamtha Airport is an airport in Laos, located 6 km south of the city of Louang Namtha. The airport was closed between 2006 and 2008 for a renovation that extended the runway from 1200 meters to 1600 meters, allowing larger aircraft like the ATR 72 to use the airport, and built a new 700 sq.m. passenger terminal.

Located at 20.9606, 101.402 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Laos, Luang Namtha

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Khong Luong Nam Tha, Muang Luong Nam Tha, Nam Tha, Muong Luong, Muong Luong Nam Tha, Luong Nam Tha, Loung Nam Tha, Muong Luong Nam Ta, Muong Long Nam Tha, Louang Namtha, Luang Namtha, لوانگ نامتا, LXG, ルアンナムター郡, ლუანგნამტჰა, ມ. ນາແລ, ຫລວງນໍ້າທາ, หลวงน้ำทา, 琅南塔