1, 2 or 3 days kayak namtha river
One, two or three days trip paddling down the streams of the mythical Namtha river. Slide through the impressive natural scenery overlooking the earth-coloured waters of this majestic tributary of Mekong and explore the tiny tribal villages nestled on its banks.
Face bravely the countless sets of foamy rapids and float calmly in between walls of intense green enjoying the concert of the rainforest changing rhythm at each smooth turn of the river.
The program is different if chosen the 1 day or 2 days option.
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Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Departure: 09:00am Return: 4:00 or 5:00pm
09:00. Meeting point at the office. 30 minutes ride by tuk-tuk to the kayaking starting point.
10:00. 5-6 hours kayaking. Basic instructions on kayaking techniques and safety are shortly followed by paddling at Namtha river the biggest and most important water artery of Luang Namtha province. After two hours of kayaking you take a refreshing break meeting the Lantan people at Sop Tud village. An hour later, a bunch of exciting rap- ids makes way for lunch and Lao picnic at the river bank.
01:00. In the afternoon the paddling continues through treacherous rapids and lovely jungle scenery. The current brings you to a few Khamu villages, where you can take a rest and learn more about the local way of life.
04:00. Getting to Houay Leuat village another small and charming Khamu settlement. From there it is an 1 hour tuk-tuk transfer back to Luang Namtha.
PRICE OF THE TOUR
The price may vary according to the number of participants and moment of the year.
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THE PRICE INCLUDES
Local English-speaking guide
Local minority guide Accommodation
Meals: Pic nick Lao style (1 meal)
Government tax and service charges Drinking water