For those looking for alternative ways of feeling disoriented further away from the usual hotels, we’ve got something for you. Go remote, go green, and go responsible Outdoor activities like river cruising, mountain biking, bicycling, trekking, kayaking, helicopter flights, Laos’ far North is the ideal area for those in search of adrenalin, nature and emotion filled encounters and experiences.
The Asian ecotourism movement has found its roots here, in Laos. Thanks to its real commitment towards the environment, Laos tourism authorities have put the Nam Ha protected area, around Luang Namtha, in the spot light of best practices in this field. Hill tribes located in the up North mountainous regions, like the Khamu, Akha and Hmong people, have greatly beneficiated from the opening to the world and special care this form of tourism is bringing with it when it is properly conducted.
Trekking in the jungle of the Nam Ha protected area, kayaking the gentle Nam Ou River, spending a night into a remote village of Phongsaly province, camping into a safari style camp in Huaphanh, here are just a few suggestions to put you in appetite.
The area offers ample possibilities for responsible and nature based tourism with many picturesque villages that propose amazing half-day excursions in the vicinity of charming Muang La, Nong Khiaw and Muang Sing to name just a few.
Contact us for a lot more creative and detailed ideas on how to make the most of your time in the ancient royal capital of Laos.