Top things to do in Muang Sing

Buddhist Temple in Muang Sing

That Xieng Tung

Around 6km southeast of Muang Sing, That Xieng Tung sits on a grassy plateau dotted with sacred trees, 1km up a rough access track that branches south off the Luang Namtha road 200m after Km 52. This place really co…
Asian in Muang Sing

Veranda Restaurant

About the best Lao, Thai and Chinese food you can expect in town, this is a simple, cosy spot to eat hearty Lao fare – think soups and noodle dishes – in a friendly atmosphere. It's based in the garden of the Phou I…
Museum in Muang Sing

Tribal Museum

The most distinctive of the old Lao-French buildings is now home to the two-room Tribal Museum, which boasts costume displays downstairs and six cases of cultural artefacts upstairs. Watching a 40-minute video on th…
Buddhist Temple in Muang Sing

Wat Namkeo Luang

Wat Namkeo Luang is one of most visually striking monastic buildings in Muang Sing. It features an entry porch with red-tongued golden naga (river serpent) and an unusually tall and ornate gilded stupa. Some village…
Market in Muang Sing

Old Market

The roof of the old market had collapsed and was under reconstruction at the time of research. A new market has been built behind the old one – head to the right side of it to find Thai Lü ladies selling woven silk …
Laotian in Muang Sing

Thai Lü Restaurant

Looking like a backdrop from an old Bruce Lee flick, this creaky wooden building has a certain charm and serves Laotian, Thai and Western dishes. The owner is friendly and produce is locally sourced and seasonal.
Club in Muang Sing

Singsavanh Nightclub

Most of Muang Sing is dead asleep by 9pm except at the Singsavanh, where the locals get down to live Lao and Chinese pop. It might look permanently closed down by day, but somehow it picks itself up at night.
Market in Muang Sing

Morning Market

A real treat for the early bird, here you can find all manner of things from quail eggs to freshly butchered meat, seasonal produce to utensils, and even live eels in buckets.