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Discover Nalae District, Luang Namtha Province, Laos

Nalae is a mountainous district located in the southwest of Luang Namtha province.   It is bisected lengthways by the Nam Tha River, a traditional trading route to other towns and provinces.

Nalae is home to the Khmu people (82 %), Tai Lue communities settled along the river. Like many of the ethnic groups in northern Laos, the Khmu are not Buddhist, but practice their own form of animism.

Villages in Nalae TownNalae Town, Luang Namtha, Laos
Nalae Town Some Village in Nalae Town
 
Nam Tha River Life Adventure

A fantastic way to explore nature and life in Nalae District is by boat.  Whether in a motorized wooden local boat, by kayak or on a raft this trip will be an unforgettable journey.

Travel on Nam Tha RiverBoat trip on Namtha River
Boat Trip on Nam Tha River
 
 
Nalae by bicycle

An excellent option to explore Nalae is by bicycle. It’s a gentle ride   along the winding river to Nalae town and continues with challenging climbs through Nalae's mountains towards Vieng  Phouka. Enjoy exquisite karst mountain scenery in this less disturbed and remote area of Luang Namtha and stay overnight in a homestay in rural villages along the way.

Adventure Biking in Luang Namtha, LaosAdventure biking in Nalae Town through Vieng Phoukha, Luang Namtha, Laos
Adventure Biking Thrugh Nalae Town Road from Nalae to Vieng Phoukha
   
 
Trekking into the Mountains

Trekking in the mountainous country side is a real adventure. Hire a local guide to hike to surrounding forests, explore caves, relax at a waterfall, enjoy magnificent views and connect with local people from different ethnic groups. Stay overnight in a homestay.

Nalae TrekTrekking in Nalae Town
Trekking to visit ethnice villages in Nalae Town
   
 
Local Culture and Heritage

Vising  local  communities  is  a  great  way  to connect  with  people  and  learn  about  their everyday  activities  such  as  rice  pounding, gathering  forest  products,  cooking  and weaving.  Observe the local artisans at work making pieces of artistic quality.

Little is known about two dozens of mysterious stone-steles found in the area.  The steles, inscribed with images of buffalos, coins and celestial motifs are likely to be grave stones.

Nalae TempleTemple in Nalae Town
Temples in Some Village in Nalae Town
   
 
 
 


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