M. Nalae, Louang Namtha or M. Na Lae,Luang Nam Tha (Lao: ມ. ນາແລ, ຫລວງນໍ້າທາ) is the capital town of Luang Namtha Province in northern Laos. The city lies on the Tha River (Nam Tha).
Luang Namtha is the largest settlement in North-West of Laos, North of Luang Prabang. It is a popular tourist destination, and a base for treks, biking to the surrounding hill-tribe villages. It contains the Luang Namtha Museum.