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Nam Ha Forest Camp
with Khmu & Akha Guides in Luang Namtha Province
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Code: ELT-001

Day 1:  Luang Namtha Camp
Depart Luang Namtha by tuk tuk driving north into the Nam Ha protected Area. Meet our village guides/forest interpreters at Nammat Kao village. Hike into the mountains of Nam Ha, taking time to learn about plants and animals. Collect wild herbs and vegetables for dinner. Cook over open fire with Khmu hosts. Fall asleep to the sounds of the forest.

Day 2:  Akha village
Wake up early to watch the sunrise from atop the mountain above the camp. Explore nearby forests or help village cooks prepare breakfast. Learn how to make bird calls. Depart on a moderate walk through the Nam Ha jungle. Arrive at Nammat Mai village (Akha ethnic group). Tour the village or just relax and enjoy the simplicity of Akha village life. Share a meal of fresh organic foods with village hosts. Relieve your body’s aches with traditional Akha massage. Retire to the village lodge for a good night’s rest.

Day 3 : Return to Luangnamtha
Descend from the Nam Ha mountains through colorful forests, catching spectacular views of Luang Namtha. Arrive in Luang Namtha by foot, following the same path used daily by villagers taking their forest products and crafts to market.

Accommodation & food
- Lodges with common rooms, one for men and one for women
- Common bathroom facilities available, bathing in nearby stream
- Local Lao cuisine. Typical meal includes chicken, soup, sticky rice, vegetables and
   chili. Vegetarian food is available upon request.

Level of Difficulty & Safety
Moderate-Difficult: Hiking in the Nam NPA is moderately difficult, with some uphill climbs involved. Trekkers must be in good shape.

What to Bring
1-2 changes of clothes, sandals for village, good shoes for hiking, sarong for bathing (required for women), mosquito repellent, flashlight, sunscreen/hat, camera, money to purchase handicrafts. Please wear pants and shirt with sleeves during the trek.

Local meals, water, accommodation, transport to/form Luang Namtha city, local village guide(s) and English speaking guide(s) and Nam Ha Protected Area permits.

Group size
Group size is a minimum of 4 guests and a maximum of 8 guests. For groups smaller than four, please check first.

Village Benefits
Villagers benefit by providing guide services, meals, accommodation, and handicrafts

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