Phou Bia Mountain in Xaisomboun Province

Phou Bia is the highest (2,820 meters) mountain in Laos, situated in Anouvong District, 30 kilometers north of province’s capital. The annual average temperature on the top of Phou Bia is approximately – 5˚C. This area is rich in biodiversity, providing a home for various species of wildlife. Interestingly, there is a special type of grasses resembles a pile of straw covering throughout the ground, and we will feel smooth when we step on it.