Luang Namtha is a mountainous area home to beautiful forests, rich river plains and many minority groups.
Often overlooked for the areas surrounding Muang Sing you will find that Luang Namtha offers a great base to explore the Nam Ha National Park, the Nam Tha River and the surrounding communities. The province contains no less than 25 different ethnicities including colorful Hmong and Akha tribes which make it the most ethnically diverse province in Laos. Due to improved road conditions this formerly remote area is now more accessible than ever.
Luang Namtha offers a wealth of treks and excursions, all of which can be catered to fit your requirements and needs. Options available include trekking, mountain biking, kayaking and boat trips, all vary in length and if longer than one day, include overnight stays at local villages.
Our agents work with a local company called Green Discovery, a leading eco-tourism specialist in Laos. They work in partnership with the Nam Ha National Protected Area to ensure that tourism leaves a positive footprint.
They have also developed a project in conjunction with the local villages to ensure that they benefit directly from tourism in the area which as a result encourages them support the conservation of their own natural and cultural resources.
Suggested itinerary featuring Luang Namtha
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Luang Namtha, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Luang Namtha
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Photos of Luang Namtha
Accommodation choices for Luang Namtha
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Luang Namtha. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
Perched on the river banks of the Nam Tha River, the delightful Boat Landing Guest House is an eco-friendly guesthouse that provides its own energy from solar panels and also supports and promotes many local wildlife projects in the nearby Nam Ha National Park.