THANK YOU FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Your booking helps ensure that the minorities of Namha National Protected Area have the means to preserve their culture and the surrounding natural ecosystem.
In Discovering Laos, we build solid relationships with the villagers teaching them the ethos of eco-tourism to protect the national park and wildlife species.
YOUR BOOKING HELPS PROMOTE ECO-TOURISM AND IMPROVE THE LIVES OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF NAMHA NPA
Your booking contributes towards the
protection and preservation of the Namha NPA.
Your booking provides a financial contribution to each village visited on every tour. The villagers use this contribution towards the maintenance and improvement of their schools and homes as well as the surrounding trails and pathways.
Discovering Laos employs local villagers as guides and tuk-tuk drivers on every tour, providing a stable income for their families.
Luang Namtha in northern Laos is the basecamp for outstanding ecotours in a stunningly beautiful part of the world that is fast gaining international recognition. Our city is leading the way towards a sustainable future with its green tourism projects.
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You'll be trekking in the tropical rainforest of Nam Ha National Protected Area, home to a variety of ethnic groups. Explore the deep jungle, hike the hilly trails, visit the minority villages and taste Laotian cuisine cooked using natural resources such as bamboo from the jungle.
KAYAKING & RAFTING
Take a trip down the majestic Nam Tha or Nam Ha rivers by your choice of kayak or raft. Wind through the awe inspiring scenery. The jungle avenues will expose you to minority villages and spectacular landscapes which will heighten your experience in Luang Namtha to unforeseen levels.
A perfect combination of trekking and kayaking in the Nam Ha NPA. A multi-day trip will not only give you the opportunity to experience the jungle both on land and on water, but also gives you the opportunity to stay overnight in the jungle or live among the locals in the villages.
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YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE PROTECTED JUNGLE & LEARN FIRST-HAND ABOUT TRIBAL CULTURE
It’s an experience. It’s meaningful.
Luang Namtha is a special town for you to visit during your travels in Laos. Luang Namtha doesn’t have the most scenic sightseeing spots like the Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang, Laos, but people don’t come here to take pictures. People come here for an authentic experience of the Laotian culture. Luang Namtha is a place where you get to explore the untouched nature through jungle trekking, visiting minority villages, kayaking in the Namha National Protected Area or cycling along the Luang Namtha Valley. You will discover the beauty and the authenticity of Laos not through your phone camera, but through your eyes.
Disconnect from the world for a few days and tap into the protected jungle of Laos. During jungle trekking, the guides will educate you on different plants along the way. You will witness how to make a meal using natural resources such as bamboo in the jungle (Say hi to jungle-style lunches). Paddle through the rapids of Namha River surrounded by dense tropical forests. Visit minority villages or spend a night at a village eco-lodge or homestay. Yes, you will be living among villagers and experience their lifestyles. Slow down and take a short walk around the village to appreciate the simplicity of life. Yes, you will see the children from the village roam around freely. Yes, you will see families gather around the fire and chat at night or early in the morning. Yes, you will see animals wander around. This is something that you can’t experience from looking at pictures. Come experience the nature and the authentic Laos for yourself.
Hike, paddle and cycle to explore the undisturbed ecosystem of Nam Ha National Protected Area. Nam Ha NPA boasts magnificent jungle canopies, exotic wildlife and the thrilling rapids of the Nam Ha & Nam Tha rivers.
Live and breathe the traditional Laotian way of life with overnight homestays in minority villages. Learn the ancient art of jungle survival and bushcraft from our local and highly skilled English-speaking guides.