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Tour of the Land of Great People – Luang Namtha – Laos

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October 16, 2018

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5N / 6D
Max People : 10
Tour Details

Encircled by Mountains Luang Namtha is just across the Chinese border. Namtha Boasts of the best roads in Laos, and self guided tour by Trek , bicycle or motor cycle is a safe and great option.

The Namtha river has some exciting rapids where Kayak or rafting is a must do. the forest area in this region is too beautiful to miss and a trek through forest come highly recommended and that is exactly what we have put together for you in this tour, and that exactly what you can expect from this tour.

Arrival Location

Luang Namtha Airport (Google Map)

Departure & Return Location

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Itinerary

Day 1Arrival to Luang Namtha

Arrival and welcome to Luand Namtha. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be received by our representative and moved to the hotel.

Rest of the day to relax at the hotel

Over night in Luang prabang

Day 2Explore the city

Today is free to explore the city on your own Since most people arrive late evening or night, the 2nd day has been kept open for you relax and recuperate from your journey in order to be able to enjoy the exciting activities we have in store for you. Meanwhile you can also explore the town in leisure.

Day 3Kayak in Nam Tha River

After Breakfast we set out to explore the famous Nam Tha River. The Nam Tha river flows across the northwest Laos and is one of the 12 tributaries on the Mekong River. It also give Luang Namtha its name.

Once you have received your instructions its time to get into the water straight away! This tour is a perfect combination of everything you can ask for in a KAYAK trip, Water, Jungle, Wildlife, culture and everything in between.. During rainy season when the water levels are high this trip is a extremely thrilling with your kayaks gaining speed, During dry season however one can enjoy this as a leisurely kayak experience. This is also a great opportunity to earn about the minority ethnic groups during our stops in the villages. You also get to enjoy some perfectly cooked jungle food

After 5 hrs this trip comes to an end and it is time to land you feet back on the ground and for your Transfer back to hotel.

Over night at Luang Namtha

Day 4Trekking tour

After Breakfast, your ride awaits to take to the spot where our tren begins.

It’s a Lucky day, to be in a place like Luang Namtha because this place is called the “the trekking mecca.” Of Laos. The trekking in this region offers routes which lets you pass by waterfall, mountain and hill-tribe villages, to the fresh and pristine rivers. This is the perfect place for the perfect jungle experience, giving you the feel of primitive jungles, its wild inhabitant and the beautiful scenery.

What has been selected for you is a fairly easy trail, though it has a bit of inclination to start with but as we proceed it tends to get much easier and turns into a leisurely walk through the Greenery, passing by huge trees and small streams. Mid way you stop for a sumptuous jungle lunch to treat yourself for the hard work so far. After a while a gentle descend starts but the walk is safe as there are handles in tricky places to hold on to. Once out of the jungle we hit the rice fields, that marks the end of the trip after 4-5 hours

You will be transferred back to the hotel after the trip

Overnight stay at Luang Namtha

Day 5Cycling tour for a sport and culture experience

After breakfast at 8:30, you will transported to the place where the cycling tour begins.

At 9:00am we are ready for the journey. Our first stop is a museum that tells us about the traditional way of village life. Next stop is a small waterfall followed by the visit to the lanten village where you get to see the art of bamboo paper making and traditional handicraft making during the bamboo shoot season.

After a pit stop for lunch we continue into a few more villages to learn more about handicrafts and alcohol distillery. Duting the last parts the trip, we park our cycles and walk up the steep stairs to arrive at a spot to for some rewarding panoramic view from the stupa’s vantage point.

You now get a ride back to hotel

Overnight at Luang Namtha

Day 6Depart Home

Time to return home from this beautiful country. You will receive drop to the airport at the designated time

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