Discover the lifestyles of ethnic minorities by visiting and staying with them in their villages. Trek through the jungle, up mountains and explore a cave before taking a relaxing cruise back to town.
Day 1: Nong Khiaw – Nayang – Houy Kong – Vienghin.
After departing from our office in Nong Khiaw, we drive towards Pak Mong and then turn right onto a dirt road and travel for about 8 kilometers and make a short stop at Ban Nayang, here we will see traditional scarf making by the Tai Lue ethnic minority we then continue to drive to Ban Houy Kong where we begin walking up towards a deep jungle, cross several small streams, visit a waterfall and then we break for lunch. After lunch we trek along the valley and explore a cave on the way before we hike up to the top of the mountain through to Ban Vienghin where we will stay overnight.
Approximately: 1 hour transport /4 hours trekking
Day 2: Vinghin – Pha Yong – Nong Khiaw.
After breakfast, the mountain trail gives all trekkers a good chance to admire the very nice landscape, beautiful bamboo forest and limestone scenery. Lao style local picnic lunch is served along the way. Whilst continuously gaining height, you will learn more about Hmong-culture before visiting the village of Ban Phayong then we walk to a village nearby to take a boat cruise back to Nong Khiaw.
Approximately: 6 hours trekking / 1 hour boat cruise