Full Day Trek Phuo Mot & Ancient Ruins
Easy trek takes you through district forest conservation area, Khmu village, in the morning you will see many kinds of births and afternoon visit the conservation area ‘Ku Vieng’ ‘Mahapot Stupa’ and Vat Mahapot “the Ancient city and temple”.
- Tour ID: VPK-TK-01
- Start-Finish: Vieng Phoukha town or Luang Namtha town
- Duration: 1 day
- Departure: 9:00 AM daily from Vieng Phoukha; 8:00 from Luang Namtha town
- Difficulty: Easy walk through fields, forest on small foot paths
Morning-Nature Trail. Approx. 2 hours
The best viewing of birds departure is at early around 8:30 am, for those who prefer a relaxed pace departure is after breakfast, arrive at Ban Num Mang, a traditional at Khmu village, where our village based guide joins us, from Num Mang, we ascent through rice fields and district forest conservation area. A top the mountain ridge, referred to as ‘MockMooch’ (a mountain) in Khmu language, we sit and take time to absorb the sights and sounds of the forest, this is area attracts many bird species with its fruit-bearing fig trees, which provide an abundant food source. Local guide will help you to recognize sights and sounds of bird, as well as tracks of wild animals. Moving through the forest, you will learn about common plants used by the Khmu people, the guide collects edible plants to add to the picnic lunch in the forest. [Meals: Lunch].
Afternoon-Explore the Ruins. Approx. 2 hours
In the afternoon, the descent from the conservation area to the plain takes us to the site of the Ancient city and temple, ‘Ku Vieng’ ‘Mahapot Stupa’ and Vat Mahapot, follow the map of the ancient temple area and price together its history, imagining the civilization that dominated this area more than four-hundred years ago. There should be enough time in the day to travel onwards to the Thai border at Huay Xai if you choose.
– End of tour –
- An experienced government certified, English speaking tour guide
- Covered transport with an experienced certified driver (only start from Vieng Phoukha town)
- Meals-Lunch x 1
- Water during the trip
- Trekking permit and Provincial Tax on Net Income
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).