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Where to visit in Laos
Trek Vieng Phoukha, Laos
Adventure Trek in Laos
Hotel in Muang Sing, Luang Namtha Province, Laos
Hill Tribes Trek 2 Days / 1 Night

Start-Finish: Nam Ha Hill Tribe Eco-Trek in Vieng Phoukha
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Departure: 9:00 am Daily
Difficulty: Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills

Trip Overview
Akha trek mean trekking to visit and stay overnight in the Akha village and trek though other ethnic groups in different villages as Hmong and Lahu, visit waterfall and for the second day have lunch with Lahu traditional on the trail.

Itinerary
Day 1: Vieng Phoukha-Ban Tah Soom. Approx. 5-6 hours
Start from our office by minivan or Tuk Tuk stop at the Ban Nam Kap Nuea (Lahu Village) 15 minutes for visit them and continue the same Tuk Tuk about 15 minutes to Ban Tha Luang (Hmong Village) local guide from the village will join your group and start walking.

The trek leads up to the mountain and deep into the forest, you will be able to see many different kinds of NTP’s (Non Timber Forest Products) in the Nam Ha National Protected Area, your guide share his experience about traditional medicine with you after about 3 hours, stop for lunch with traditional food.

After lunch, 3 hours walking pass some excellent view landscape of the Nam Ha Protected Area and arrive in the Ban Tah Soom (Akha Village) finished for the first day.

While your local hosts preparing your dinner, you can walk around the village to see and learn the village daily life, after dinner you will receive Akha women massage, which is traditionally given to guests.
[Meals: Lunch, Dinner]

Day 2: Ban Tah Soom-Vieng Phoukha. Approx. 4-5 hours
After enjoy traditional Akha breakfast around 8:30 am, start walk up and down to the waterfall 30 minutes break here for take bath if you want, continue to the small buffalo farm (Lahu people’s farm), walk through the upland agriculture field and then break for lunch with Lahu traditional on the trail. After lunch walk one and half hours to Ban Nam Kab Nuea. There should be enough time in the day to travel onwards to the Thai border at Huay Xai if you choose.
[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
  • Overnight’s village accommodation: Traditional Minority house  with outside toilet & shower facilities
  • Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
  • Meals-Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1, Breakfast x1
  • 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 Vieng Phoukha, Nam Ha Hill Tribe Eco-Trek, Laos
Tel: + 856-86-26 00 15, Fax: + 856-86-26 00 15
Mobile: +856-20-55 08 68 87, 99 44 00 84
E-mail: trekvpk@hotmail.com
Website: www.trekviengphoukha.com

   
 
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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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