Sayabouly Province is situated in the Northwest of Laos, sharing borders with Vientiane Province and Luang Prabang Province in the East, and Thailand in the West.
This mountainous province has several peaks with altitudes of more than 1.000 meters. Travel to this rugged landscape will reveal many beautiful mountains and flower gardens.
The local people earn their living via agricultural products such as growing rice, cucumbers, cotton, cabbage, beans and sugarcane. Elephants continue to be used for loading and transporting heavy items. The province is also an important agricultural producer of rice, cotton, peanuts, sesame, maize and oranges. The Malabri, one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer groups in Southeast Asia inhabit the forests in the province’s Western region. Other ethnic groups located in the province include the Khmu, Tai Dam, Tai Leu, Htin, Phai, Kri, and Akha.