2 Nights Homestay of Pieng Ngam & Nam Dee Villages

Trip Overview

The first home stay call Ban Pieng Ngam “Tai Deang”, in the village you will see & learning how to process Laos Whisky making, blacksmith, bamboo basket making, Tai Deang Baci-ceremony, participate & practice step of process natural dyeing & traditional weaving. The second home stay call Ban Nam Dee “Lanten”, your practice & learning are how to process bamboo paper making, natural dyeing, Lanten traditional Baci-ceremony, short trek through the preserve forest area on the next day to see different kind of forest products, visit Nam Dee waterfall.

  • Tour ID: LT-HS-06.
  • Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town.
  • Duration: 2 night & 3 days.
  • Departure: 3:30 pm.
  • Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families.

Itinerary

Day 1: Luang Namtha-Ban Pieng Ngam Home stay.
Start at 3:30 PM from our office by Tuk Tuk or bicycle (depending on your preference) to visit the old temple of Tai Youn, continue to Tai Deang Village “Ban Pieng Ngam” the villages of home stay & are famous for their many different handicrafts, walk around the village to see & learning how to process Laos Whisky making, traditional weaving, blacksmith, bamboo basket making, before dinner participate a traditional Baci-ceremony, overnight in Tai Deang house style.

Day 2: Ban Pieng Ngam Home stay – CBT Activities-Ban Nam Dee Home stay.
In the morning walk around in the village to see local lifestyle, after breakfast participate & practice community based tourism activities with local people as: step of natural dyeing & traditional weaving, after lunch visit Tai Dam Village “Ban Nam Ngaen” the village who process of making the famous Lao rice whiskey, visit Phoum Pouk stupa, Luang Namtha stupa & picnic lunch on the trail. After lunch continue to Ban Nam Dee “Lanten village”. After get warm welcome from the owner home stay. Participate & learning how to making bamboo paper & natural dyeing. Go to owner home stay garden for collects vegetable, come back to home preparing your dinner. Participate Lanten traditional Baci-ceremony, have a dinner, talk with the home stay owner & go to bed.

Day 3: Ban Nam Dee Home stay – CBT Activities – Luang Namtha town.
After breakfast the next morning, you have time for short trek through the preserve forest area to see different kind of forest products, visit Nam Dee waterfall, your picnic lunch will prepare on the trail, after lunch you will back to Luang Namtha town.

Pricing

Tourists Price/Person
2 236 USD
3 184 USD
4 158 USD
5 151 USD
6 138 USD
7 131 USD
8 125 USD

 Price include:

  • Leader guide “English speaking tour guide” & Local guide “who knowledge village traditional & culture”.
  • Covered transport “Local Tuk Tuk” or Mountain bike “Trek 4300 or 4400 mountain bike”.
  • Accommodation “Home stay” stay with family.
  • Local meals depend on season.
  • Home stay owner service charge.
  • Drinking water during the trip.
  • Cultural performance, traditional Baci-ceremony & Community based tourism activities mention.
  • Participate in the day-to-day work of the family.
  • Tour permit & provincial tax on net income.

Info

  • Tour ID: LT-HS-06.
  • Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town.
  • Duration: 2 night & 3 days.
  • Departure: 3:30 pm.
  • Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families.

Bring a small backpack which should contain following items:

  • Shoes; a good pair of running shoes are perfect, or even better are the lightweight trekking boots.
  • 2 T-shirts (cotton), one short or long pant.
  • 2 pair of socks. Sandals, flip-flop (for the evening in village).
  • Towel (or sarong), swimming suits, toilet and personal effects.
  • Personal prescription drugs, contact lenses, glasses.
  • Sun-cream (waterproof), hat, sunglasses. Mosquito repellent.
  • 1 long sleeves sweater and pants, or jogging suits.
  • Small flashlight, camera and films.

Home stay: participants must be aware that there are no western-style toilets & washing facilities. Sleeping is on a bamboo or wood floor, dormitory style. Sleeping bags, foam mats & mosquito nets are supplied.

Note: Home stay itinerary is a basic guideline only & subject to change.
All home stay are supervised by Luang Namtha Provincial of Information, Culture & Tourism Department (PICTD), Laos Community Based Tourism (Laos-CBT) & Phou Iu Travel-Eco-tours which means all areas are frequented by tourists.

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