You can take in all of Huay Xai in one day. This small and unique town offers several tourist attractions. Situated on top of the hill not far from the ferry pier, Jom Khao Manilat temple offers a breathtaking view of the Mekong River and the town below.
Bokeo also has plenty of villages inviting guests to visit and experience each village's specialist products and surprising creations as found in Ban Yong Hin (mobile houses sitting on stone), Ban Tom Lao (brewing), and Ban Khao Pun (rice vermicelli or 'kanom jeen'.) Attractive sites located along the Mekong River can easily explored on foot, or by rented bicycle.