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Ban Nam Dee Homestay “Lanten Village” (ID: LT-HS-01)
 
Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town
Duration: 1 night & half day
Departure: 3:30 pm
Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families
 
Trip Overview
Experience the Lanten culture & tradition, Baci-ceremony, taste local meals, stay overnight with families, participate & learning how to make paper from bamboo, natural dyeing & traditional weaving. Short trek in the preserve forest area, visit waterfall & participate in the day-to-day work of the family.
Ban Nam Dee Homestay “Lanten Village” (ID: LT-HS-01) Ban Nam Dee Homestay Lanten Homestay
Ritual Spirit Masks   Lanten people cooking   Nam Dee waterfall
Homestay of Ban Nam Dee   Homestay of Lanten People   Nam Dee of Homestay
Real Lanten cotton   Working in field & garden   Lanten family
Community based tourism in Ban Nam Dee   Ban Nam Dee community based Tourism   Luang Namtha Homestay
Test local food with local people   Working in field & garden   Eating with local people
Laos Homestay   Home Stay in Ban Nam Dee   Ban Nam Dee Home Stay
Making bamboo fish trap   Making bamboo fish trap   Talking with local people
Laos Home Stay   Luang Namtha Home Stay   Luang Namtha Home Stay
Making bamboo paper   Bamboo paper   Activiteis along the trail
Lan Ten Home Stay   Louang Namtha Homestay   Homestay of Louang Namtha
Lanten festival   Lanten cotton   Activities in the village
Lanten Ban Nam Dee   Handicraft of Ban Nam Dee   Poeple in Ban Nam Dee
Hamdicraft & Lanten women   Hamdicraft & Lanten women   Lanten children
Tour Detail:
Start at 3:30 PM from our office by Tuk Tuk or bicycle (depending on your preference) to the village of Ban Nam Dee “Lanten” along a dirt road for 6 km. Today you will learn & practice how to make paper from young bamboo, natural dyeing & the traditional weaving, participate the traditional Baci-ceremony & local music, taste local meals, talk about village history with owner homestay & go to bed.
 
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.
 
Season of community based tourism activities:
  • January-March: bamboo-paper-making, planting vegetables, sowing corn, dyeing clothes, weaving
  • April-May: learn & practice how to grow rice on mountain-slopes
  • June-August: learn & practice how to prepare the fields for wet rice, and to plant the seedlings
  • September: plant and care vegetable-gardens
  • October-November: practice how to harvest rice field and the mountain rice or corns
  • December-January: take part in house building and festivals or in collecting food.
Ban Nam Dee (Lanten Village)
Located far from Luang Namtha around 6 km, they are Lao Huay (Lanten) that still keeps their traditional culture and way of life and a good place to observe the progress of bamboo papermaking. Behind the village you will see the entrance to the Nam Dee Waterfall. The area around the waterfall offers good facilities, like a small handicraft shop managed by the villagers; toilets and a house for picnics, etc.
 
Nowadays the village organize homestay & community based tourism activities, you can stay 1 night or 2 nights get experience the Lanten culture & tradition, Baci-ceremony, taste local meals, stay overnight with families, participate & learning how to make paper from bamboo, natural dyeing & traditional weaving. Short trek in the preserve forest area, visit waterfall & participate in the day-to-day work of the family.
         
   
 
 
 
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