2 Days Trek-Jungle Forest Camp on Elephant Trail
Trails of wild elephants can be found in the Nam Ha National Protected Area-an ASEAN Heritage Site (Nam Ha NPA) southeast of Muang Sing where elephants live a nomadic life travelling between Laos-China. Stay in a jungle forest camp hosted by local people; visit a hidden of waterfall, explore excellent landscape; visit different of ethnic minority groups such as: Akha, Yao and Tai Lue that you will be learning about the cultural between them during the walk.
- Tour ID: MS-TK-05
- Hike daily approx. 4-5 hours
- Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills
- The tour can start from Luang Namtha
Day 1: Muang Sing-Jungle Forest Camp. Approx. 4-5 hours
Start from our office by Tuk Tuk around 30 minutes to the southeast of Nam Ha NPA. The trail ascend and descend the mountain Nam Ha NPA pass old growth, primary bamboo and wild banana forests to visit waterfall, on the mountain you will see excellent landscape of Nam Ha NPA. While you are trekking along the trail you will see many kind of birds and birds calling by experience guide, your guide will teach you how to make a bird call, dear barking and squirrel sounds. Lunch will be eaten on the trail, the trip will arrive in the jungle forest camp about an hour, easy walking in the jungle near the forest camp following the elephants trail, searching footprints and other elements that prove the presence in the forest of many wild lives further elephant also bear, tiger, gaur, monkey, barking dear, gibbon, wild pigs, jungle fowl etc…dinner in the forest camp. The guide will point out interesting things and useful plants and herbal medical care such as cardamoms, galangals…Stay in a forest camp in the Nam Ha NPA hosted by local people.
Day 2: Jungle Forest Camp-Muang Sing. Approx. 4-5 hours
In the early morning you will hear wild animals calling from the higher mountain and if you are lucky you will hear the bark of the wild elephant. Your guide will prepare your breakfast in the forest camp, after that, walk through old forest, agriculture field visit Akha village, and traditional lunch will provided in the village. After lunch walk through a lot of different ethnic villages issued from Akha, Yao and Tai Lue people. You will be learning about the cultural differences between them during the walk and the final get the Tuk Tuk back Muang Sing town.
- An experienced government certified , English speaking tour guide
- Covered transport with an experienced certified driver (only start from Muang Sing town)
- Accommodation: jungle forest camp, no toilet & shower facilities
- Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
- Meals-Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1, Breakfast x1
- Water during the trip
- Trekking permit and tourism fund
- Provincial tax on net income
- Tour service “Phou Iu Travel”
Remark: the price above non-include transportation if you start the trek from Luang Namtha. If you would like to start the tour from Luang Namtha, you will pay more 100 US$/Trip (Private minivan).