One of the last diamond Laos Phongsaly province is located in the extreme north of the country, landlocked between China and Vietnam. In ancient times Phongsaly depends legendary Khmu kingdoms Austro endemic Laos, it was then found between the three Thai principalities in the north and west by the Sip Song Panna ( southern Yunnan ), to the east by Siphong Chau Tai (literarily twelve provinces of the country , the capital Dien Bien Phu ), to the south by the kingdom of Luang Prabang. The Siphong Chau Tai then annex Saly, resists Dai Viet and the kingdom of Luang Prabang, continues in part until the end of the Indochina war, thanks to the ability of its leaders, family Deo and their alliances with the French colonial administration. From the eighteenth century, the first Tibeto-Burman migration waves, Akha, Lolo, Silla and thirty other groups are divided on the region following random local availability. During the second half of the nineteenth century, Saly is subject to raids Ho, a warlike group from China, tribal wars followed, decimating including Akha. Saly depends some time the kingdom of Luang Prabang before becoming south Fifth Military Territory of the French. From 1887 these bands hunt Chinese hackers , including installing military posts , mainly on the road connecting Muang Khoa , Bun Tai, and Tai Or Phongsaly city.
December 18, 1957, Saly officially became a province of the Royal Government of Laos.
The area is accessible from Vietnam and Dien Bien Phu, Thailand via Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang. Since 2012, various new formulas are proposed by Amica Travel: Classic Discovery modules accessible to all modules and soft- adventure trekking.
Muang Khoa is a growing town, the main district of southern province of Saly. Located at the crossroads of the Nam Ou, Nam Phak, the road of Vietnam (Dien Bien Phu) and the road to the north of the province and China, Muang Khoa is the historic river access linking the north to Luang Prabang. New roads providing access to the Vietnam in just two hours, six Phongsaly city. We are embarking on cruises to Hatxa and Nong Khiao.
Nam Ou River
The Nam Ou River rises in the north of Phongsaly province in Muang district Or Tai. It crosses the northern Laos on four hundred forty eight kilometers to Pak Ou where it joins the Mekong. It is a historical routes into northern Laos, once used by Laos to join the northern Muang, fear because once crossed by more than three percent faster, prone to flash floods, bordered by high slopes and fueled by tens course more or less important. Lower Nam Ou extends between Pak Ou and Nong Khiao, along schistose massive, its banks are populated by Laos. The Average Nam Ou extends Nong Muang Khoa Khiao, she spawns a path between high bar and massive limestones, historical country Khamu first inhabitants of Laos whose legendary kingdoms are to Muang Ngoi . Between Nong Khiao and Muang Tai Or, chaotic during the Upper Nam Ou is dominated throughout by high ridgelines. Its banks are populated by Laos, in a myriad of resident heights unknown groups including O ' Pa, O' Ma, Si, Si Da, Ho, Lo Lo etc. One of its major tributaries is the Nam Khang, during tumultuous taking its source in Phu Den Din, wild massif hardly known.
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