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4 Days Trek Nam Ha NPA & Authentic Ethnic Diversity (Tour ID: TK-NT-49)
Difficulty level:Moderate-difficult level; day 1, Day 3, day 4 walk 5-6 hours and day 2 walk 6-7 hours.
Departure time: 8:30 AM on the October-May; close June -September
4 days/3 nights; the first night stay in the Lahu village, the second night in the jungle forest camp and the third night in the Khmu village.
  • Trekking in the Nam Ha National Protected Area “Nam Ha NPA”-an ASEAN Heritage Site.
  • Unique experience with Lahu, Khmu and Lanten ethnic minority groups, they are still keep their lifestyle, culture and traditional.
  • Experience and learning how to staying, sleeping and eating in the jungle forest by using nature products such as: bamboo cooking, banana leave camp, looking food, medicinal plants and technique for hunting animals.
  • Trek pass through Jungle forest, beautiful nature, mountain landscape, excellent sunset and wild lifestyle learning.
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Day 1: Luang Namtha-Nam Ha NPA-Ban Nam Khouy. Approx. 5-6 hours
Departure at 9:30 AM from the office to Ban Prang (Khmu village) around 38 Km, the local Khmu guide who expert and knowledge the forest will lead you in the short walk around the village and embark on a hike through up land rice fields, following the same path traveled daily by locals on their way to work. Then you trek deep into Nam Ha National Protected Area “Nam Ha NPA”. The guide will explain about medicinal plants, traditional forest use and point out wild animal tracks. The Laos local style picnic lunch will eaten near the stream. After lunch continue trek pass through the nice jungle and reaches a panoramic viewpoint which overlooks Nam Ha NPA landscape, you will arrive Ban Nam Khouy (Lahu Village) which nestled in the hills late afternoon. While waiting dinner walk around the village to see beautiful sunset, unlimited mountain landscape, excellent view and learning about Lahu culture and traditional. After dinner stay overnight in the Eco-Lodge made by the Lahu villagers.
Day 2: Ban Nam Khouy-Nam Ha Jungle Camp. Approx. 6-7 hours
The landscape mountain in the early morning that very nice you do not miss. After sharing meal with our villages hosts two hours walk pass through Nam Ha NPA mountain landscape and nice jungle forest. Picnic lunch will process on the trail with the some natures food which collected from along the way such as: mushrooms, cardamoms, rattans, bamboo shoots, wild bananas stalks and etc., we will arrive in the Nam Ha jungle forest camp in the afternoon late. Next the guides will show you how to making jungle camp, bamboo cooking, rice bamboos and tea from cardamoms that you can see or participates with them. After dinner overnight in the jungle forest camp.
Day 3: Nam Ha Jungle Camp-Khmu Village. Approx. 5-6 hours
In the early morning you will hear a lot kind of animals scream from the higher mountain and nearly the jungle camp. The guides will encourage you to take part in the preparation of the breakfast, showing you how to construct simple coffee cups, bamboo toys, spoons and chopsticks from bamboo and leaves. They will also brew a medicinal tea from wild plants collected along the way. After breakfast walk through the jungle forest, mountain and rivers. Lunch will be prepared in the traditional way along the forest path. We will arrive Ban Nalan around 4:00 PM where we spend one more night in the Khmu Eco-Lodge. Our hosts are ready to prepare a dinner in "local style" whilst you take time to swim and bathe in the river. Walk around the village, talk with friendly people. Before dinner join Khmu Baci-ceremony.
Day 4: Ban Nalan-Ban Namkoy-Ban Namlue. Approx. 5-6 hours
The second day follows the Nam Ha River through stands of large hardwood trees and bamboo patches to Ban Nalan Tai (Khmu Village) and Ban Nam koy (Lanten Village). The trail turns challenging as it climbs under an ancient-tree canopy rich in birdlife to a ridge and view of Luang Namtha town, visit Lanten of Ban Nam Lue before the final descent and a ride back to town with memories to last a lifetime.

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