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Akha Jungle Forest Camp 3 Days / 2 Nights

Start-Finish: Muang Sing Phou Iu Travel and Ecotourism Office or Phou Iu Bungalows
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Departure: 9:00 am Daily
Difficulty: Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills

Trip Overview
Steep up into the mountains of Nam Ha NPA, where wild elephants can be found in that area, they are live a nomadic life travelling between China and Laos. First night in a jungle forest camp in the Nam Ha NPA hosted by Akha people and the second night overnight in the lodge in Akha village.

Itinerary
Day 1: Muang Sing-Jungle Forest Camp. Approx. 4-5 hours
Departure from our office by TukTuk on the main road Muang Sing to Luang Namtha about 18 km walk up to the mountain Nam Ha NPA, next up and down on the end of mountain pass old growth forest, primary bamboo forest and wild banana forest to visit waterfall, on the mountain you can see many of view Nam Ha NPA and learn about them.

After lunch on the trail, an hour walking you will arrive in the jungle forest camp, easy walking in the jungle near the forest camp following the trail, searching footprints and other elements that prove the presence in the forest of many wild lives further elephant also bear, monkey, barking dear, gibbon, wild pigs, jungle fowl etc…dinner in the forest camp.

The guide will point out interesting things and useful plants and herbal medical care such as cardamoms, galangals...Stay in a forest camp in the Nam Ha NPA hosted by Akha people.
[Meals: Lunch, Dinner]

Day 2: Jungle Forest camp-Ban Nam Deat Mai (Akha Village). Approx. 5-6 hours
In the early morning you will hear the gibbon calling from the higher mountain and if you are lucky you will hear the bark of the wild elephant, your guide will prepare breakfast at the jungle forest camp.

After breakfast continue walking pass old forest, lunch will provide on the trial, next walking visit Ban Nam Deat Mai (Akha village) the village we stay overnight on the second day.

While waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the people, learn about traditional Akha architecture. After dinner, you will receive a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.
[Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Day 3: Ban Nam Deat Mai-Muang Sing. Approx. 4-5 hours
After Breakfast at the lodge, walk through a lot of different ethnic villages issued from Yao, Akha and Tai Lue people. You will be learning about the cultural differences between them during the walk. Lunch will be served on the trail and the final get the Tuk Tuk back Muang Sing.
[Meals: Breakfast, Lunch]
- End of tour-

What you are paying for:
  • An experienced  Government certified , English speaking Tour guide
  • Covered transport  with an experienced certified driver
  • First day overnight in banana leaf forest camp without toilet & shower in stream and the second day overnight in village lodge the traditional minority house with outside toilet & shower facilities.
  • Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
  • Meals-Lunch x 3, Dinner x 2, Breakfast x2
  • Water
  • Trekking permit and Provincial Tax on Net Income
You may like to carry some local currency (Lao Kip) because you will have the opportunity to purchase local handicraft from the villagers. 
Where does your money go to?
Trekking in Luang Namtha, Laos
The Trekking itinerary is subject to change.

All areas are frequented by tourists because all trekking areas are supervised by Laos Tourism Administration, which means

Booking
This trek charges for a minimum of 4 persons. Groups with fewer than 4 people must pay for 4 persons. More people cheaper than a few people
Contact

Eco-Tourism in Muang Sing, Laos
Tel: + 856-86-40 00 12, Fax: + 856-86-40 00 13
Mobile: +856-20-55 98 55 65, 55 68 69 09
E-mail: phouiu_ms@hotmail.com
Website: www.muangsingtravel.com

   
 
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The website offer info, design & edit by: Somsavath NAMINTHA, Luang Namtha Tourism Department
Tel/Fax: +856-86-312 047; Mobile: +856-20-22 39 01 97, E-mail: coo_vath@hotmail.com
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