3 Nights Homestay of Nam Dee, Vieng Neua & Pieng Ngam Villages

Trip Overview

Visit & stay overnight with different of ethnic minorities, participate & learning in different of community based tourism activities such as: traditional weaving, blacksmith, bamboo basket making, Lao Whisky making, traditional Baci-ceremony, how to process making bamboo paper, step of natural dyeing &participate in the day-to-day work of the family.

  • Tour ID: LT-HS-08.
  • Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town.
  • Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days Home stay.
  • Departure: 3:30 PM.
  • Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families.

Itinerary

Day 1: Luang Namtha- Tai Youn Home stay.
Start at 3:30 PM from our office by Tuk Tuk or bicycle (depending on your preference) to Ban Vieng Neua only 15 minutes, you will get warm welcome from home stay owner, the local guide will take you walk around the village visit field, Nam Tha river, Tai Youn temple. Next join a traditional Baci-ceremony, traditional performance, Lamvong Lao, taste local meals prepare by owner home stay, talk with home stay owner, go to bed.

Day 2: Tai Youn Home stay – CBT Activities -Tai Deang Home stay.
In the morning you have time walk around village to see local lifestyle, after breakfast participate community based tourism activities as: prepare baci-ceremony equipment, making banana leaf flower. After lunch, visit old temple of Luang Namtha town, next direct 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 Laos local house style.

Day 3: Tai Deang Home Stay – CBT Activities-Nam Dee Home stay.
In the morning walk around the village to see Tai Deang lifestyle, after breakfast participate community based tourism activities with local people such 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 & visit the last home stay in the programs that we call Ban Nam Dee “Lanten village”.

Participate & learning how to process bamboo paper making & natural dyeing. Go to owner home stay garden collects vegetable, come back to home preparing your dinner. Join Lanten traditional Baci-ceremony, have dinner, talk with the home stay owner & go to bed.

Day 4: 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, and your picnic lunch will prepare on the trail, after lunch you will back to Luang Namtha town.

Pricing

Tourists Price/Person
2 341 USD
3 276 USD
4 249 USD
5 236 USD
6 223 USD
7 210 USD
8 197 USD

Prices 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-08.
  • Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town.
  • Duration: 3 Nights & 4 Days Home stay.
  • 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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