1 day
Duration
Moderate-Difficult
Physicality
On this one day hiking trip you will get acquainted with the rainforest of Nam Ha National Protected Area and you will also see some areas that native villagers use for making upland rice fields. You will enjoy spectacular scenery including mountains, big trees and you will have a fantastic picnic with jungle food and visit some ethnic villages located on the edge of the primary forest. This adventure trek is suitable for people who don’t have much time in Luang Namtha but they still want to experience as much authentic beauty of Laos as possible.
Mission Trekking
Activity hours 5-6hrs (approximately)
Meals Picnic Lunch
Transport Minivan
Starts – finishes time 08:30 – 17:00
What to bring Hiking boots, Hat, Sun-Cream, Mosquito Spray, Waterproof Clothes/Shoes, Warm clothes, Pocket Money, Raincoat (Wet season).
What is included Water, Meals, English Speaking Guide, Local Guide, Transport as Mentioned Above, Government Taxes, All Entrance Fees, Travel Permits.

Luang Namtha – Ban Thasae – Ban Jaleunsouk – Ban Phieng Ngam – Luang Namtha

We begin the tour by driving southward for half an hour to the starting point of the trek, Ban Chaleunsouk, which is an ecotourism village. Here you will meet with your village guide who used to be a hunter in the area. He will accompany you all the way on this trek. The trek is a moderate level but some parts could be muddy and slippery in the rainy season. The length of the hike would be around 5-6 hours hiking amongst the primary rainforest under big old trees shading us. Along the way, you may hear some animal sounds or even see a native animal. We will stop to have a jungle lunch, cooked by your local guide who will also share his knowledge of the rainforest plants and herbs, flora and fauna found in the National Protected Area. He will also answer any questions you have about the wildelife or the culture. After lunch we will cross some streams and walk alongside the Namha River before we climb a mountain where you will have a phenomenal view at the top. Then we descend down to the village located on the riverbank where our car will be waiting to pick us up. If there is still time we will visit some more villages along the way. We will drive through the weaving textile village of Ban Phieng Ngam and return back to Luang Namtha around 4-5 PM.
Maximum 9pax Price per Person
1 $ 93
2 $ 50
3 $ 45
4 $ 40
5 $ 34
6 $ 30
7 $ 28
8 $ 24
Private group $ 27
Rainforest Tour in Laos Nam Ha National Protected Area

Tour Reviews

5 based on 1 review
October 30, 2016

I did a 1 day trek with The Hiker with Noy and a local guy. Both are lovely guys, and Noy is quite funny and informative. The trek itself was really good, a little bit challenging but not too much with some good views along the way, and we went to an ethnic minority village where we got an insight to village life. Lunch was a Laos-style picnic which was tasty and there was plenty of it.

The manager Tom is very passionate about what he does and seems to care a lot about his customers, whereas when I spoke to the other agencies it seemed they just wanted your money. With The Hiker at least you know your money is going to the right places, and the amount you pay is worth every penny 🙂

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