Luang Prabang Deep Mountain Hilltribe Explorer
This adventure will take you deep into the mountains over three days, through jungle and rice paddies, trekking to a homestay in remote Hmong and Khmu villages. You will see mountains with rice fields clinging to steep peaks, it's simply stunning. This is the tour that immerses you into the life of people and cultures, a really nice and thorough experience of these remote Laos landscapes and culture. Get ready for a great adventure and step into the world of Laos mountain village tribes. Go Southeast Asia guarantees you an unforgettable trekking and homestay experience.
Tour Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
Tour Route: Luang Prabang – Hmong & Khmu Hill Tribes - Nam Xeuang River – Luang Prabang
Starts: Luang Prabang
Ends: Luang Prabang
Tour Level: Moderate
Group size: Private tour only
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Travel time: The best time to travel from August to January.
Note: Tad Sae Waterfall can be low or even dry approximately February to July and may be omitted.
Day 01: Luang Prabang – mountain trek to Hmong village (L/D)
Day 02: Valley trek (B/L/D)
Day 03: Return to Luang Prabang (B/L)
Meet your guide early in the morning at your hotel in Luang Prabang, prepare yourself and get ready for departure. Drive north along the Mekong and then the Nam Xeuang Rivers for about an hour and a half. Cross the river by local boat to the trail head and trek straight into the jungle on trails that locals use daily as their only routes to and between these remote villages.
Trekking is 4-5 hours of medium grade walking through rice paddies and jungle. Overnight in a welcoming Hmong village under basic but comfortable conditions to explore and meet the locals. Dinner will be prepared by your guide and the local family.
Rise to the sounds and activities of daily Hmong hill-tribe life while breakfast is prepared by your guide. Today is our shortest hike, 4 hours along valley streams to an amazing remote and very large mixed Hmong and Khmu village, situated in a valley surrounded by large mountains.
We’ll arrive mid-afternoon and have more time to explore these expansive villages with schools, diverse activities, and children playing. Explore the villages and experience real local life. Enjoy your evening and relax for tomorrow’s mountain peak hike!
Our biggest trek of these three days. Today we’ll hike 6-7 hours to mountain tops with panoramic views looking over the villages where you just stayed and down to the Nam Xeuang River where our trekking ends. Hiking the authentic trails that locals take to get to their steep mountain-top rice fields. Visit a Hmong mountain village along the way. You can go for a well deserved swim in the river at the trail’s end before our return trip about 1.5 hours to Luang Prabang . Unforgettable adventure trip ends at your hotel.
Price Includes, Price Excludes
What is included?
- Boat crossings
- All meals as described in the itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Water which the guest must help carry
- Village fees