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3 Days Trek Akha and Yao Experience

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Day 1 & Day 2 hike approx. 4-5 hours & Day 3 approx. 3-4 hours.
Moderate, short hill climbs and descents walks up and down of hills

Trek up to the mountain of Nam Ha NPA where cover by forest, a lot of birds to see, great waterfall, you will enjoy Nam Ha landscape and overnight in the lodge at Yao and Akha villages, Yao and Akha massage, Yao and Akha tradition and culture show and visit other ethnic groups they are Tai Lue and Lolo.

Itinerary
Day 1: Nam Ha NPA-Ban Sai Leck (Yao Village). Approx. 4-5 hours
Start from our office by Tuk Tuk direct to the south of Nam Ha NPA on the R.17 Muang Sing-Luang Namtha around 17 km, where higher mountain cover by jungle forest, many different species of birds and elephant habitat. Walk up to the mountain Nam Ha NPA to see different type of forest as bamboo, wild banana to visit beautiful waterfall.
A lunch will be eaten at the waterfall, after lunch leave from the waterfall pass through the old forest, agricultural fields, visit Ban Sai Leck (Yao village), where we get an overnight stay.
hile waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the people, learn about traditional Yao architecture and you will receive Yao show their tradition and culture show such as: sing a song, dance and other… After dinner you will receive a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.

Day 2: Ban Sai Leck-Ban Pha Yha Luang (Akha Village). Approx. 4-5 hours
Enjoy daily life of Yao in the early morning, after breakfast at the home stay, continue walk though agriculture field and conservation forest of villages to see different colorful of ethnic groups around Muang Sing Valley, lunch will provide on the trail. You will arrive Ban Pha Yha Luang around 04:00 PM, where we stay overnight for the second day.
While waiting for dinner visit the villages walk around and meet the people, learn about traditional Akha architecture and you will receive Akha show their tradition and culture such as: sing a song, a traditional dance and other show off… After dinner you will receive a massage which is traditionally given to the guests staying overnight in the village.

Day 3: Ban Pha Yha Luang-Muang Sing Town. Approx. 3-4 hours
After breakfast at the lodge, again walk to visit other minority groups in different villages as Akha, Tai Lue and Lolo, all local people in the villages they are very friendly, the tour will finish when get the Tuk Tuk back to Muang Sing around 4:00 PM.
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Booking:
Head Office, Phou Iu Travel and Eco-Tourism, Laos

Mobile: +856-20-55 98 55 57 (English Speaking), 99 44 00 84
E-mail: phouiu_ms@hotmail.com
Website: www.muangsingtravel.com
Update: 15 Dec 2013