Northern Ethnic Minority Trek

02-bIt is predominantly spent trekking through the forest, villages and mountains of the Pha Pheuang and designed for moderately active people who love getting into the great outdoors!

Day 1: Luang Prabang > Ban Huay Lo > Ban Pha Phuang > Ban Mok Chong

The starting point of the trek is 40 km north of Luang Prabang, in the Khmu-village of Ban Huay Lo off route 13. The trail passes through rice paddies, forest and waterfalls. On the way, we visit the Hmong village of Pha Phuang where we have a local lunch. After lunch, we continue trekking up in the mountain until to reach Khmu and Hmong villages on the top of the mountain.  You will learn more about Hmong-culture in the host village for the night, Ban Mok Chong.

Approximately: 1 hour transfer & 6 hours trekking

Option 1: Normal Programme

Day 2: Ban Mok Chong > Ban Nasavang > Huay Vang > Luang Prabang

Today, we trek further into the rugged and densely forested mountains west of the Nam Ou valley. A trail leads us through remote and beautiful bamboo forest and limestone scenery. Lunch is served in the Khmu village of Ban Nasavang. After the lunch, we continue trekking following a local trail. On the way, we stop at scenic waterfalls, a perfect place to relax. We continue trekking until to reach the village of Ban Hauy where the vehicle is waiting for us

Approximately: 5 hours trekking & 1 hour transfer

Option 2: For More Difficult Trek

Day 2: Ban Mok Chong > Ban Nasavang > Ban Mok Muang > Ban Houy Louang > Luang Prabang

We start trekking up in the mountain until we reach a panoramic view of the region after 40 minutes of trekking. Then, we continue on into the real deep jungle. After 3 hours trekking, we reach a Hmong village where we have a local lunch. After lunch, we continue for one more hour of trekking in the deep jungle before we reach the rice paddies from where we have a beautiful view of the river. After, 2 more hours of trekking, we reach the Khmu village of Ban Houy Louang (In the dry season, we can swim there before going back).

Approximately: 6 hours trekking & 1 hour transfer


Depart From :
Green Discovery, Luang Prabang Office
Returns to :
Green Discovery, Luang Prabang Office
Province visited :
Luang Prabang
Starts at :
finishes at :
Nb of days :
2 Days
Reference :
3 - moderate to difficult
Meals :
Transport :
Private tuk-tuk
Activities :
Accommodation :
What to bring :
Hat, Sun-cream, Clothes/shoes to get wet, Mosquito repellent, Swim clothes, Warm clothes, Towel
What is included :
Water, Meals, English speaking guide, Local guide/s, Transport as mentioned above, Travel permits

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