Trip OverviewTrek through the Jungle forest of Nam Ha National Protected Area-an ASEAN Heritage Site (Nam Ha NPA), hidden waterfall, excellent Landscape of Muang Sing, explore different of Akha ethnic villages along the trail, overnight in the eco-lodge at Akha villages, experience Akha liftestyle, Akha massage, Akha tradition & culture performance, visit other hill tribes they are Tai Lue and Lolo.
Tour ID: MS-TK-11
Start & Finish: Muang Sing, the tour can start from Luang Namtha
Difficulty: Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills
Duration: 3 days, Day 1 & Day 2 hike approx. 4-5 hours & Day 3 approx. 3-4 hours.
Trekking Area: Day 1 in Nam Ha National Protected Area, Day 2 & 3: Rice field
ItineraryDay 1: Nam Ha NPA-Nam Deat Mai. Approx. 4-5 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 beautiful waterfall. A lunch will be eaten at the waterfall, after lunch leave from the waterfall pass through the old forest, agricultural fields, visit Ban Nam Deat Mai, where we get an overnight stay. While waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the Akha People.
Day 2: Nam Deat Mai-Ban Pha Yha Luang (Akha Village). Approx. 4-5 hours
Enjoy daily life of Akha 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 such as: Yao and Tai Lue, 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 Akha traditional, Akha architecture. After dinner you will receive Akha performance their culture & a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.
Day 3: Ban Pha Yha Luang-Muang Sing Town. Approx. 3-4 hours
After breakfast at the lodge, again walk to visit other minority groups in different villages as Akha, Tai Lue 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.
Remark: the price above non-include transportation if you start the trek from Luang Namtha. If you start the tour from Luang Namtha you will pay more 100 US$.
- An experienced government certified , English speaking tour guide
- Covered transport with an experienced certified driver (only start from Muang Sing town)
- First day overnight in Yao village eco-lodge and the second day overnight in Akha village eco-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 during the trip
- Trekking permit and Tourism fund
- Provincial Tax on Net Income
You may like to carry some local money (Lao Kip) because there may be an opportunity to purchase local handicraft from the villagers.
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