1 Day Kayak Tour + Tai Youn Homestay & CBT Activities
- Start-Finish: Luang Namtha town
- Duration: 2 Days / 1 Nights
- Departure: 9:00 AM Daily
- Activities: Kayak approx. 4-5 hours & Homestay
Soft adventure kayaking on Nam Tha River through Nam Ha National Protected Area to visit different of ethnic minorities such as: Tai Dam, Lanten, Khmu & Experience the Tai Youn culture & tradition, enjoy the local meals, participates a traditional Baci-ceremony, performance & music, stay overnight with family, daily activities of the family. Your activities such as: prepare baci-ceremony equipment & making banana leaf flower.
Kayak Tour + Tai Youn Homestay & CBT Activities: Day 1: Nam Tha River-Ethnic Minorities-Vieng Neua Homestay
The day begins at the Boat Landing with some basic paddle instruction and equipment familiarization before taking to the river in single or double kayaks. The Nam Tha meanders through changing forest types, inhabited by animals, such as tiger and barking deer and a great variety of birds. The border of the Nam Ha Protected Area is reached in the Lanten village of Ban Sope Tud. Various sets of exciting but safe rapids lead up to a lunch break on the banana leave near the riverside.
After a typical Lao picnic, there is time for relaxation and a refreshing swim. The next paddling stretch takes the group to the Khmu village of Ban Sop Sim Noy. Kayaking ends after the confluence of the Nam Ha and Nam Tha Rivers, from where a pick-up takes us to Tai Youn villages “Ban Vieng Neua” the village of homestay.
Experience the Tai Youn culture & tradition, enjoy the local food, participate a traditional Baci-ceremony and performance, stay overnight with family
In the morning next day. You have time walk around the village to see real life style of the local people, after breakfast join community based tourism activities such as: prepare bac-ceremony equipment, making banana leaf flower. After lunch back to Luang Namtha town.
Don’t see the date for this tour to suit your schedule? No problems, Create Your Own Date. Choose the dates that you want to travel and as long as you happy to open the tour to other people joining we will charge you the standard tour price – no markups!
1. You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.
- Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people.
- This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..
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Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
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There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.
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Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Tour included in:
Leader guide “English speaking tour guide” & Local guide “who knowledge tradition & culture”
Covered transport “Tuk Tuk & Kayaks”
Accommodation “Tai Youn Homestay” stay with family
Meals-Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1, Breakfast x1
Homestay owner service charge
Drinking water during the trip
Kayaking, Cultural performance, Tai Youn traditional Baci-ceremony & Community based tourism activities
Tour permit & provincial tax on net income
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation
Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Travelo Vietnam can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.
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