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Akha and Yao Experience Trek 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
Trek up to the mountain of Nam Ha NPA where cover by forest, a lot of birds to see, great waterfall, you will enjoy Nam Ha landscape and overnight in the lodge at Yao and Akha villages, Yao and Akha massage, Yao and Akha tradition and culture show and visit other ethnic groups they are Tai Lue and Lolo.

Day 1: Nam Ha NPA-Ban Sai Leck (Yao Village). Approx. 5-6 hours
Start from our office by Tuk Tuk direct to the south of Nam Ha NPA on the R.17 Muang Sing-Luang Namtha around 17 km, where higher mountain cover by jungle forest, many different species of birds and elephant habitat.

Walk up to the mountain Nam Ha NPA to see different type of forest as bamboo, wild banana to visit Payueng waterfall.

A lunch will be eaten at the waterfall, after lunch leave from the waterfall pass through the old forest, agricultural fields, visit Ban Sai Leck (Yao village), where we get an overnight stay.

While waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the people, learn about traditional Yao architecture and you will receive Yao show their tradition and culture show such as: sing a song, dance and other… After dinner you will receive a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.
[Meals: Lunch, Dinner]

Day 2: Ban Sai Leck-Ban Pha Yha Luang (Akha Village). Approx. 5-6 hours
Enjoy daily life of Yao in the early morning, after breakfast at the home stay, continue walk though agriculture field and conservation forest of villages to see different colorful of ethnic groups around Muang Sing Valley, lunch will provide on the trail.

You will arrive Ban Pha Yha Luang around 04:00 PM, where we stay overnight for the second day.

While waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the people, learn about traditional Akha architecture and you will receive Akha show their tradition and culture such as: sing a song, a traditional dance and other show off… 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 Pha Yha Luang-Muang Sing Town. Approx. 4-5 hours
After breakfast at the lodge, again walk to visit other minority groups in different villages as Akha, Tailue and Lolo, all local people in the villages they are very friendly, the tour will finish when get the Tuk Tuk back to Muang Sing around 4:00 PM.
[Meals: Breakfast, Lunch]

What you are paying for:
  • An experienced  Government certified , English speaking Tour guide
  • Covered transport  with an experienced certified driver
  • First day overnight in Yao village lodge and the second day overnight in Akha village lodge, they are 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

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

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

Please choose the town you want to go to trek
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Khammuane Trek Savannakhet Trek
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Laos Travel Guide-Laos Tourists Information-Laos Ecotourism Info, Guide to Laos, some info from:
| Eco-Tourism | Laos National Tourism | Phongsaly | Luang Namtha | Bokeo | Khammouane | Xieng Khouang | Saravanh | Savannakhet |
| Luang Prabamg | Sayabouly | Oudomxay | Houa Phanh | Champasak |

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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