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Leaving Luang Prabang, we will trek through canyons, passing forest and hills to reach ethnic villages of Khmu people and Hmong people. You will meet friendly people here and even stay overnight in one of the small family homestay. You will get an introduction to Lao Loum, Lao Theung and Lao Sung people and their culture. Just go, share life and get to know the real Lao countryside.
Day 01 Trekking the Longhut Trail and Khmu Homestay (L/D)
In the morning, we pick you up at your hotel in Luang Prabang and depart to the boat station on the bank of Nam Khan River. From here you cross Nam Khan River by boat and begin ascent into the mountains. You will trek through canyons to reach villages and small lakes. Our trekking trail will take normally 6 hours with breaks included. Under wet condition, it may take 7 – 8 hours and the trek trail is more difficult.
We arrive at the Khmu village in the late evening. You will meet your homestay families and have the dinner prepared by your guide. After that, you can go exploring the village with your guide and enjoy drink with local people. This night you will stay in the village.
Day 02 Trekking the Thinpa Trail and Tad Sae Waterfall (B/L)
In the morning, you will have breakfast in your homestay. We then set out for about 2 our trekking along the river side through the rice fields and forest; and making your way up the hillside to a Hmong village named “Ban Tinpha” – a wonderful place where you can enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. After that, we continue trekking downhill to a village along the river named “Ban Houay Yen’’. From here we board a local boat for a relaxing ride on Nam Khan River to reach Tad Sae Waterfalls (seasonal, available from August to January). Lunch will be served as your choice: at the village before the boat ride or at the waterfall. Coming to Tad Sae Waterfall, you can relax and go swimming in the pools at the base of the falls. Afterward, we take the boat return to boat station and then our driver will take you back to your hotel in Luang Prabang. End trip.
*Tips for tour:
101.00 (per person)