Adventure Trek in Laos
In the Golden Triangle or Xieng Khaeng Region, Muang Sing, Luang Namtha Province, Laos
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Luang Namtha Trek
2 Days Trek-360-degree view, Challenge, Secret Trail (ID: NT-TK-08)
Trekking Area: Nam Ha National Protected Area- an ASEAN Heritage Site
Hike daily approx. 5-6 hours
Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walk up and down of hills.
Trip Overview
To explore real nature, trek through mountains, overgrown of wild on the secret trail (hundred years ago trail from Luang Namtha to Muang Sing was built by French Army), offering you a stunning 360-degree view, jungle forest, searching wild animals, French army trail, hidden waterfall, mountains villages, local life in countryside, amazing of sunset and sunrise, secret of Stupa and visit the home of ethnic diversity that we called Muang Sing.
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Itinerary.
Day 1: Luang Namtha-Ban Nam Yang-Old French Army. Approx. 5-6 hours
Departure from Luang Namtha by Tuk Tuk to stop at Ban Nam Yang (Akha Village) take a few minutes, next continue follow the old Falangs* trail to explore natures, you will see many kind of forest, green nature of view and some wide as far as the eyes can see. Around 2.5 hours you will arrive place for lunch that high mountain around 1,600 meters from the sea level.
After enjoy with the traditional lunch, continue walk through old forest about an and half hours we arrive the wide of cogon grass, next walk up to the view point where higher 1,800 mater, this place you can see unlimited view as: view on the northeast you will see thousands of green mountains, view on the southeast nearly you will see green mountain as far from the green mountain you will see unlimited of forest mountain and view of the western most higher mountains, that make you happy and untiring, then walk through cogon grass.
You will arrive the camp area around 16-17:00 and this’s place also view point more than 1,880 meters, from here you will see Luang Namtha and Muang Sing Valley that marvelous view of the mountain and also you will see beautiful sunset. Your guides will prepare dinner and tent for you.
Day 2: Old French army-Muang Sing twon. Approx. 5-6 hours
On the early morning the guide will prepare coffee for you, then you will see great of sunrise, after breakfast continue trek to the end of the mountain, about 2 hours you will see some rest of French American army equipment and then walk into the wild, lunch will prepare on the trail by the guide, walk through jungle forest to Xieng Tueng of Stupa (the important Stupa in Muang Sing), take a time a few minutes at the Stupa and the final get the public bus back to Luang Namtha. Option: the tour can finish in Muang Sing.
“*” “Falang” is Laos language mean French, “Falangs trail” is mean French trail; when Muang Sing came under French control, French was built the trail from Muang Sing-Luang Namtha-Huay Xai (Laos-Thailand border), On December 2, 1975, the king of Laos was forced to abdicate his throne and the Lao People's Democratic Republic was established, the “Falangs Trail” came under Laos government control and close the trail until now 50 years ago. Now the Laos government was allow for open trekking trail, more info about the trail please read History of Old Falangs Trail
Pricing: Rate: 1US$/8,000 LAK
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Price Include:
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Local guide “from Nam Yang village”
  • Covered transport  (only in Luang Namtha town)
  • Sleeping in a tent, dormitory style
  • Sleeping bags, foam mats & mosquito nets are supplied.
  • Meals-Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1, Breakfast x1
  • Water during the trek
  • Trekking permit & provincial tax on net income
  • Tour service
Not including: Personal expenses, beverages, tips and optional excursions.
Booking the Trek in Luang Namtha, Laos
Ban Phonexay, Luang Namtha District and Province, Laos
Mobile: + 856-20-99 44 00 84 (English Speaking), +856-20-22 39 01 95 (Laos Speaking)
E-mail 1: phouiutravel@gmail.com
E-mail 2: phouiutravel@hotmail.com
Website: www.phouiu-ecotourism-laos.com
WHEN EXPLORING THE FORESTS OF LUANG NAMTHA, STAY AT A GUEST HOUSE THAT IS JUST AS GREEN
We are proud to say that Phou Iu Travel and Eco-tourism's branch office in Luang Namtha is owner of Phou Iu III Guest House, an award winning Eco lodge.
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Together we are working hard to make our programs in Luang Namtha a model for community-based ecotourism. We work closely with local villagers to ensure that they have ownership in tourism, benefit financially from it, and thus feel encouraged to cooperate with us in protecting the environment and natural beauty of their own lands. The villagers are our full partners and we can assure you that they want you to visit them. The money from your tour not only benefits the villagers, it also goes to strengthen the management of the Nam Ha National Protected Area.
Luang Namtha, the birthplace of ecotourism in Laos, has greener tourism than anywhere else in Laos. Phou Iu Travel and ecotourism has been a member of The Luang Namtha Sustainable Tourism Network is supported by the Community-Based Tourism for Sustainable Economic Development Project (CBT-SED), involving the: Luang Nam Tha Department of Tourism, Laos National Tourism Administration, and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Our guides will take you into the villages and forests of Luang Namtha in a sensitive and responsible way. We strive to make tourism a positive experience for all.
Booking Phou Iu III Bungalows in Luang Namtha town, Laos
Ban Phonexay, Luang Namtha District and Province, Laos
Mobile: +856-20-99 44 00 84 (English Speaking), 22 39 01 95
E-mail : phouiu_tnt@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.luangnamtha-oasis-resort.com
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
           
           
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