|2 Days Trek Hill Tribes (ID: VPK-TK-02)
Start-Finish: Vieng Phoukha town or Luang Namtha town
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Departure: 9:00 AM daily from Vieng Phoukha; 8:00 from Luang Namtha town
Difficulty: Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills
Easy trek takes you through district forest conservation area, Khmu village, in the morning you will see many kinds of births and afternoon visit the conservation area ‘Ku Vieng’ ‘Mahapot Stupa’ and Vat Mahapot “the Ancient city and temple”.
The best viewing of birds departure is at early around 8:30 am, for those who prefer a relaxed pace departure is after breakfast, arrive at Ban Num Mang, a traditional at Khmu village, where our village based guide joins us, from Num Mang, we ascent through rice fields and district forest conservation area. A top the mountain ridge, referred to as ‘MockMooch’ (a mountain) in Khmu language, we sit and take time to absorb the sights and sounds of the forest, this is area attracts many bird species with its fruit-bearing fig trees, which provide an abundant food source. Local guide will help you to recognize sights and sounds of bird, as well as tracks of wild animals. Moving through the forest, you will learn about common plants used by the Khmu people, the guide collects edible plants to add to the picnic lunch in the forest.
Afternoon-Explore the Ruins
In the afternoon, the descent from the conservation area to the plain takes us to the site of the Ancient city and temple, ‘Ku Vieng’ ‘Mahapot Stupa’ and Vat Mahapot, follow the map of the ancient temple area and price together its history, imagining the civilization that dominated this area more than four-hundred years ago. There should be enough time in the day to travel onwards to the Thai border at Huay Xai if you choose.
Remark: the trip start from Luang Namtha town charge more 200,000 Kip or 25 US$ per trip for transport from Luang Namtha-Vieng Phoukha around 60 km.
When packing for a trek, keep it simple. The fewer luggages you have to carry around, the more you will enjoy yourself. Wear a good pair of running shoes or lightweight trekking shoes. Bring a small backpack which should contain following items:
Trekking itinerary is a basic guideline only and subject to change. All trekking areas are supervised by Laos Tourism Administration, which means all areas are frequented by tourists.
Phou Iu Travel and Eco-tourism
Phou Iu Travel and Eco-tourism is the owner of the Phou Iu II Bungalows and Eco-Trek in Muang Sing and Phou Iu III Bungalows in Luang Namtha with branch offices in Luang Namtha, Vieng Phoukha, Long and Nalae. They offer a large variety of trekking, kayaking and boat tours, as well as the jungle camp, biking, motor-biking and tours by car. Tours are designed to last from 1 to 11 days, including overnight stays in private homes or lodges in ethnic villages. Some tour activities are by foot, bicycle or boat, others include travel by tuk-tuk, bus or four wheel drive. Home stay packages within Luang Namtha and Nam Ha National Protected Area are also offered. || Read more >>
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