Pak Lay is a city in Northern Laos.
The first settlement in Laos after crossing the Thai-Lao border at Nam Hueng.
There are two bus stations in town. South: Vientiane 90.000 Kip, Nam Hueng 35.000 Kip North: Sayabouly and Luang Prabang
Just explore the town by foot or take tuk-tuk from the bus stations to center.
A small market is located in the center next to the football playground. BCEL Bank has an ATM and accepts international cards.
- Bay First (best Thai-Lao food, friendly owner/chef got 15 years cooking experience in Bangkok) (center, main road), ☎ 0202067673. 7am to 11pm.
Some places are close to Mekong river with overlooking views.
- Duang Chai Phet Hotel (center, main road next to the monument), ☎ 074215050,02055778333. very clean and new rooms with air and fan for 60.000+ (February 2012).