Couple of hours from Luang Prabang (van for 65.000 LAK via travel agency or 50.000 LAK from the bus station) or even less than Udoumxay, there is a small village with beautiful mountain and river views. Nong Khiaw village seems to be built only for tourists. In high season. Loads of accommodation and restaurants but no people. We got our own bungalow with river views for 40.000 LAK. Watching the sunset from the big bridge is amazing and the smoke from burning the forests made it even more…