Location: Houapahn. 1,734 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: None yet

Key Species: Tiger, muntjac and guar. Numerous gibbon species, small elephant population, marbled cat, high densities of grey peacock pheasant, Blyth’s kingfisher, and beautiful nuthatch. Two bird species not recorded in any other NPA are brown-throated tree-creeper and yellow-bellied weasel.

Location: Houaphan Province. 1,915.sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: None yet

Key Species: Clouded leopard, tiger, and leopard. All large cats endemic to Indochina are reported to exist in this NPA.

Location: Vientiane. 2,000 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: Elephant observation, trekking, kayaking, village home stay, bird watching.

Key Species: White-cheeked gibbons, elephants and green peafowl.

Location: Sayabouli 1,912 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: None yet

Key Species: Substantial elephant population estimated at 350 wild animals, Lar gibbon, gaur, tiger, dhole, serow, silvered langur and Asiatic black bear. There is evidence that Sumatran rhinos may still exist here.

Location: Luang Prabang & Houapahn.
1,465 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: None yet

Key Species: Clouded leopard, tiger, and
leopard. All large cats endemic to Indochina
are reported to exist.

Location: Vientiane, 1,525 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: None yet

Key Species: Gibbon, inornate squirrel, elephant.

Location: Luang Namtha Province. 2,224 sq km

Ecotourism Activities Available: Trekking, river rafting, camping, kayaking, bird watching,
mountain bike tours, village home stays.

Key Species: Mammals of significance are clouded leopard, leopard, and tiger. There are small populations of gaur, Asian elephant, and a possibly unique muntjac species.