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2 Days Trek-360-degree view, Challenge, Secret Trail
(ID: MS-TK-08)
 
Start: Muang Sing town; Finish: Luang Namtha town
Duration: 2 days / 1 night,
Departure: 08:30 AM (October-June)
Difficulty: Moderate and some difficulty, short hill climbs and descents
 
Trip Overview
To explore real nature, trek through mountains landscape, overgrown of wild on the secret trail (hundred years ago trail from Muang Sing to Luang Namtha was built by French Army), offering you a stunning 360-degree view, jungle forest, searching wild animals, French army trail, mountains villages, local lifestyle in countryside, amazing of sunset and sunrise and secret of Stupa.
Falangs trail   2 Days Trek Falangs trail
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Muang Sing town-Old French Army. Approx. 6-7 hours
8:30 AM departure from Muang Sing by Tuk Tuk and stop at Xieng Tueng Stupa take a few minutes in there, next walk up on the old Falangs* trail to explore nature, jungle forest, excellent landscape. After enjoy with the traditional lunch on the trail, moderate walk on the mountain where we opportunity to see wild animals, you will arrival at the camp around 5:00 PM, that time you will see beautiful sunset. Your guides will prepare dinner and tent for you.
 
Day 2: Old French Army-Ban Nam Yang-Luang Namtha town.
Approx. 6-7 hours
On the early morning the guide will prepare coffee for you, then you will see great of sunrise, after breakfast continue trek through the center of the Nam Ha NPA to see different kind of trees, lunch will prepare on the trail by the guide, walk to Ban Nam Yang valley visit their culture and mountain lifestyle they are Akha, the Tuk Tuk waiting at the village for get you back to Luang Namtha town.
 
“*” “Falang” is Laos language mean French, “Falangs trail” is mean French trail; when Muang Sing came under French control, French was built the trail from Muang Sing-Luang Namtha-Huay Xai (Laos-Thailand border), On December 2, 1975, the king of Laos was forced to abdicate his throne and the Lao People's Democratic Republic was established, the “Falangs Trail” came under Laos government control and close the trail until now 50 years ago. Now the Laos government was allow for open trekking trail, more info about the trail please read “History of Old Falangs Trail”.
 
Pricing: Rate: 1US$/8,000 LAK
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What you are paying for:
  • An experienced government certified, English speaking tour guide
  • Covered transport with an experienced certified driver (only start from Muang Sing town)
  • Sleeping is on a tent, dormitory style
  • Sleeping bags, foam mats and mosquito nets are supplied.
  • Meals-Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1, Breakfast x1
  • Water during the trek
  • Trekking permit and Tourism fund
  • Provincial tax on net income
  • Tour service “Phou Iu Travel”
You may like to carry some local currency (Lao Kip) because you will have the opportunity to purchase local handicraft from the villagers.
 
Important Additional Trekking Information
Satisfaction and Safety are Luang NamTha Trekking’s key service objectives:
  • Which are foremost in our team’s planning and services delivery
  • Your contribution includes your fitness level, suitable clothing and quality footwear
To meet our objectives, we recommend:
  • Fitness level-Moderate
  To reach and experience a variety of visually rewarding landscapes and ecosystems, the trek hike can be strenuous at times. So the tour is best suited to trekkers in sound physical condition. Expect to walk 6-7 hours per day including ascents and descents Good fitness levels will minimize body stress and enhance your positive trekking experience.
 
  • Foot protection and safe walking
      A good quality pair of well fitting shoes with effective traction is essential. Either a pair of ‘runners’ or lightweight trekking boots are highly recommended for safety (foot and ankle protection), sureness of travel and overall enjoyment.
 
  • Sun Protection
      A broad brimmed hat is best, with water resistant ‘block out’ (sun screen cream), cool long shirt sleeves, cool trousers, sunglasses.
 
  • Insect protection. For comfort and safety  regarding possible insect bites and stings  we suggest
     
  1. Insect Repellent,
  2. Cool long shirt sleeves, cool trousers, cool socks
  3. (Overnight Mosquito nets are provided for you)
 
  • Rain Wear
      Tropical showers are an integral element of the landscape, so a waterproof layer is essential
 
  • Evening Wear
      After trekking your body temperature will cool quickly you rest and the night descends, so an additional layer of warm clothing is essential
 
  • Cold weather
      Night Temperatures in the mountains can drop fairly low during the Lao winter (December to January).  Again, additional thermal clothing is essential.
Optional Personal Comfort Choice in conjunction with the above recommendations
  • 2 x cotton T-shirts 
  • One pair of shorts or long pants (please see above)
  • 2 pair of socks.
  • Light weight foot protection for evening wear
  • Towel or sarong, swimmers, toiletry and personal effects.
  • Your personal requirements
  • Prepare a layer for cool evening wear
  • Small flashlight, camera
You should be aware that:
With regard to forest camp accommodation:
  • There are no western-style toilets and washing facilities.
  • Tents, Sleeping bags and mosquito nets are supplied.
The Trekking itinerary is subject to change.
All areas are frequented by tourists because all trekking areas are supervised by Laos Tourism Administration, which means
       


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