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Ban Nam Ha Homestay “Khmu Village” (ID: LT-HS-05)
Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town
Duration: 1 night & half day
Departure: 3:30 pm
Difficulty: Easy, suitable for families
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Trip Overview
Experience the Khmu culture & tradition, taste local meals, learn & practice how to husking rice, black smith, making bamboo basket “bamboo toys such as: birds, frogs, cup…” Khmu traditional Baci-ceremony, sword dance, half day trek through the jungle forest & mountain to learn about nature, wild life, technique for hunting animals & experience local food.
Tour Detail:
Start at 3:30 PM from our office by Tuk Tuk to the village of Ban Nam Ha along the road A3 for 29 km. We stay overnight at a private home provided by the village. Today you will join & practice some activities provided by small group of community based tourism such as: husking rice by feet or hand, Khmu traditional Baci-ceremony, Khmu sword dance, meet the local people, talk with owner people about village history & go to bed.
In the morning next day. While waiting for the breakfast visit groups of knife making, participate bamboo basket making “bamboo toys such as: birds, frogs, cup…” after breakfast participate in activities of the family depending on the season watch or take part such as:
  • January-March: planting vegetables, sowing corn etc.
  • April-May: go and learn how to grow rice on mountain-slopes etc.
  • June-August: go and learn how to prepare the fields for wet rice & to plant the seedlings.
  • September: plant & care vegetable-gardens etc.
  • October-November: go, watch or help to harvest the mountain- and the mountain-rice or corn etc.
  • December-January: take part in house building & festivals or in collecting food.
Other option after join community based tourism activities. Half day Trek through the jungle forest and mountain to learn about nature, wild life, technique for hunting animals & experience local food.
Price: Click here to find out the price of the tour
Prices include:
  • Leader guide “English speaking tour guide” & Local guide “who knowledge tradition, culture, nature & forest”
   
  • Covered transport “Local Tuk Tuk”
  • Accommodation “Homestay” stay with family
  • Local meals depend on season
  • Homestay owner service charge
  • Drinking water during the trip
  • Cultural performance, Khmu traditional Baci-ceremony, Khmu sword dance, bamboo-slapping dance & flute performance
  • Learn how to husking rice “by hand or foot”, black smith, making bamboo basket “bamboo toys such as: birds, frogs, cup…”, Half day trek through jungle forest & participate in the day-to-day work of the family
  • Trekking permit & provincial tax on net income
  • Tour service
Bring a small backpack which should contain following items:
  • Shoes; a good pair of running shoes are perfect, or even better are the lightweight trekking boots.
  • 2 T-shirts (cotton), one short or long pant.
  • 2 pair of socks. Sandals, flip-flop (for the evening in village).
  • Towel (or sarong), swimming suits, toilet and personal effects.
  • Personal prescription drugs, contact lenses, glasses.
  • Sun-cream (waterproof), hat, sunglasses. Mosquito repellent.
  • 1 long sleeves sweater and pants, or jogging suits.
  • Small flashlight, camera and films.
Homestay:
Participants must be aware that there are no western-style toilets and washing facilities. Sleeping is on a bamboo or wood floor, dormitory style. Sleeping bags, foam mats & mosquito nets are supplied.
Note:
Homestay itinerary is a basic guideline only & subject to change.
All homestay are supervised by Luang Namtha Provincial of Information, Culture & Tourism Department (PICTD), Laos Community Based Tourism (Laos-CBT) & Phou Iu Travel-Eco-tours which means all areas are frequented by tourists.
 
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