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Yao Homestay of Ban Sai Leck (ID: MS-HS-01)
Start-Finish: Muang Sing
Duration: 1 night half day or 2 nights 1 day
Departure: 4:00 pm
Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families
Trip Overview
Experience the Yao culture and tradition, taste local meals, learn how to make paper from bamboo and participate in the day-to-day work of the family.
Yao Homestay, Ban Sai Leck Homestay, Muang Sing Homestay, Homestay in Muang SingItinerary
Day 1: (ID: MS-HS-01)
The program starts around 4:00 PM. Make your way by Tuk Tuk or bicycle (depending on your preference) to the village of Ban Sai Leck along a main road about 5 km. We stay overnight at the village lodge provided by the village. While waiting for dinner you may walk around the village, meet the people and learn about their tradition and culture. After dinner you will see Yao culture show and receive a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.

After breakfast the next morning you can participate in activities of the family. Depending on the season you can watch or take part: January-March: bamboo-paper-making, planting vegetables, sowing corn, dyeing clothes, weaving etc. April-May: go and learn how to grow rice on mountain-slopes etc. June-August: go and learn how to prepare the fields for wet rice, and to plant the seedlings. September: plant and care vegetable-gardens etc. October-November: go, watch or help to harvest the mountain- and the mountain-rice or corn etc. December-January: take part in house building and festivals or in collecting food.

The tour will finish after a lunch with the family somewhere in the field. We will return about 13:00. [Meals: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch].

Extension: The tour can be extended to 2 nights (ID: MS-HS-02)
Homestay in Muang Sing, LaosAfter joining lunch with the family somewhere in the field, you can relax for 2 hours. Then you will join the family to collect vegetables and other kinds of food in the garden and in the forest for dinner. Once you have collected all ingredients, you will turn back to your house at around 5:00 pm where the family will prepare dinner. You can join and help. Most of the ingredients come from organic gardens, fields or the forest. After breakfast with the family the next morning, you will return to Muang Sing town. (If you have any other plan to go somewhere else, please ask your guide to arrange it). [Meals: Dinner, Breakfast].
Tour details:
Seasonality: All year round
Distance: 5 km from Muang Sing town
End time: After lunch of next day or in the morning after the second night
Transport: Tuk Tuk or Mountain bike
Meals: Dinner, breakfast and picnic lunch
Activities: Participate in activities of the family depending on the season Maximum group size: To be determined
Price Including:
  • Mountain bike or Tuk Tuk
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • All visits/excursions as mentioned in tour itinerary.
  • 1 or 2 nights accommodation in village hut with toilet shower outside.
  • Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Water during the trip
  • Entrance fees and government tax
Bring a small backpack which should contain following items:
  • Shoes; a good pair of running shoes are perfect, or even better are the lightweight trekking boots.
  • 2 T-shirts (cotton), one short or long pant.
  • 2 pair of socks. Sandals, flip-flop (for the evening in village).
  • Towel (or sarong), swimming suits, toilet and personal effects.
  • Personal prescription drugs, contact lenses, glasses.
  • Sun-cream (waterproof), hat, sunglasses. Mosquito repellent.
  • 1 long sleeves sweater and pants, or jogging suits.
  • Small flashlight, camera and films.
Homestay: participants must be aware that there are no western-style toilets and washing facilities. Sleeping is on a bamboo floor, dormitory style. Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
Note: Homestay itinerary is a basic guideline only and subject to change.
All homestay are supervised by Luang Namtha Provincial of Information, Culture & Tourism Department (PICTD), Laos Community Based Tourism (Laos-CBT) & Phou Iu Travel-Eco-tours which means all areas are frequented by tourists.
More info: please visit website of Ban Sai Leck "Yao" Homestay: http://www.yao-homestay-laos.com or Booking through Phou Iu Travel & Eco-Tours: www.phouiu-ecotourism-laos.com

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