This awesome two-day forest camping hike is in the core area of the National Park. You will trek amongst the evergreen forest, through mountainous terrain and through huge old trees. You will be forest camping in the dense jungle with a chance to see some wildlife. You will also visit the remote ethnic villages along the valley of the Nam Ha River.
|Activity hours||Day 1: 6 hours, Day 2: 6 hours|
|Meals||Day 1: Lunch & Dinner Day 2: Breakfast & Lunch|
|Transport||Minivan or Tuk-tuk|
|Duration||Start: Day1: 08:30 – Finish: Day2: 17:00|
|What to bring||Rucksack, Hiking boots, Hat, Sun-cream, Mosquito spray, Torch, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Change of clothes, Warm clothes, Pocket money, Raincoat (Wet season), Toilet paper or tissues.|
|What is included||Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s, Transport as mentioned above, Accommodation as mentioned, Community-based ecotourism fund, Government taxes, National Park conservation fund, Tourism development fund, Villages fund, All entrance fees, Travel permits.|
|Duration||2 days 1 night|
Luang Namtha – Ban Thasae – The Hunter Camp (Khmu tribe)
We will start Nam Ha Evergreen Forest Camping adventure around 8:30 am at The Hiker office. Your guide will brief you about the hike and the trails. You will start with moderate walking, before heading deep into the primary forest. Your guide will point out plants used for medicine and some places where you can wildlife spotting. You will help your guide prepare the jungle picnic meal before hiking further to the campsite. There you are going to set up simple beds in a bamboo hut for the overnight stay. For the rest of the day, you can either relax after the long hike or you can help your guide and learn how to cook local style. Enjoy eating dinner near the campfire exchanging stories with the local guides, and also have a pleasant night and sleep, listening to the jungle sounds around you.
Ban NalanNeua – Ban Namlue – Luang Namtha
The sun rises late in the jungle, so feel free to wake up late. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while your guides prepare the breakfast. We depart from the campsite around 9:30 am. It takes a couple of hours to reach the Khmu village in the middle of the jungle, located on the Namha river bank. Khmu tribe is the largest number of ethnic groups in Northern Laos. We walk around the village to see and greet the locals. Next, we head to the Lantan village, the people derive from the south of China a few hundred years ago. You will see the locals wearing their typical clothing. Then you will head into the forest again, trek for a few hours to reach the summit where you will witness the beautiful views. We will have lunch on the hilltop before walking to the last village at the bottom of the mountain, another Lantan village where our transit car will be waiting on the main road. We will take a rest before walking10 minutes down to the car and get a transfer back to the town arriving around 17:00.
|Maximum 9pax||Price per Person|
|Private group||$ 50|