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Address: Luang Namtha 03000, Laos (Formerly Ethnic Travel Eco Guide)
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+856 20 55 395 531
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ethnic Travel offers multiple ways to indulge in the splendor of Nam Ha...

Ethnic Travel offers multiple ways to indulge in the splendor of Nam Ha national protected area and Luang Namtha through exciting and eye opening tours. Our small family run business offers trekking, kayaking, cycling, and bus trips as your gateway to this magical area. Come with us and Experience the ancient primary forests and timeless ethnic villages while being immersed in local culture. From epic adventures jungle camping and white kayaking to more laid back treks and cycling with humbling cultural encounters, Ethnic travel has every thing you need to deeply experience Luang Namtha and Nam Ha NPA.

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Great tour but check weather first!

I managed to choose the one week in the dry season where it rains but I went a for 2 day trek and kayak with this company anyway. They were very helpful and borrowed me some dry... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
mariuscostanitu
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Bucharest, Romania
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Otavalo, Ecuador
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ma pire expérience de trekking jusque là ! Ils ne vont pas dans le parc national, le village est très pauvre et vous dormirez a même le sol, sans un début de matelas ou même une couverture. Le guide n'est pas de la région et n'as aucune connaissance de la culture ou de l'environnement visité. On n'est clairement pas les... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 2 day trek and 1 day kayak trip. Our friendly and knowledgeable guide, Tooey, not only helped us manage the challenging trail, but along the way taught us about jungle survival. He picked food from the trees, built us a shelter from bamboo and banana leaves, and cooked up some seriously tasty Lao cuisine with nothing... More 

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Thank chelseaarielle
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Hello chelseaarielle Glad to hear you had a fantastic time on one of our tours. Thank you for the review and recommendation. Kind regards Ethnic Travel Laos More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing two days moderate trekking with Ethnic travel laos in the National Protected Area. We walked through the jungle, went up to 1200m, ate amazing vegetarian food, asked a lot of questions that our guide could reply to. We went through the jungle, river, ate organic trees and plants, and walked on great path with sceneries. Our guide... More 

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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your review with our 2 trek experience to share other customer and help to improve our new company make it better service in the future. Best regard Len More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It was just amazing!! Our party of four people took a trek into lots of nature and secluded green tropical forest. We slept in the waterfall camp and our guide Mr. Peng showed us how to build everything with bamboo! (spoons, chopsticks, bowls and pots) and with banana leaf. If you are thinking of taking this tour, or any of... More 

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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your review to share your experience for our new company. Best regard Len More 

Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I managed to choose the one week in the dry season where it rains but I went a for 2 day trek and kayak with this company anyway. They were very helpful and borrowed me some dry bags for my clothes. The trek was nice, good views but due to the rain it was very slippery. Kayaking was good but... More 

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Thank mariuscostanitu
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thank for your review to help us improve our new company services make it better in the future. best regard len More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time spending two nights in the Laos jungle. They took us to the protected national park where we were able to sleep in a camp made of banana leaves and bamboo on the first night and then we stayed with Laos villages on the second. Our guide Toohey spoken excellent English and cooked tasty meals... More 

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Thank gcPenny
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Hi Penny, Thank for your kind review, we really appreciate you taking the time to help improve our company. We delighted that you enjoyed your trek and will pass on the kind words for Tui. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Laos and good luck with your future travels. Regards, Ethnic Travel Team More 

Arezzo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We chose the 1 day trek, and saw amazing views and scenery. The guide spoke English very well and was quick to point out all the edible plants and berries!!! We had a small lunch on banana leaves and also got the opportunity to meet some of the local Lantan people. Altogether it was a great experience and would highly... More 

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Thank Sari K
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Hi Sari, Thank you for your kind review, I'm glad you enjoyed your trek and good luck with your future travels. Regards, Len More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Spent 3 days trecking in the national park. The staff were great and friendly and it was such a brilliant way to see the natural side of Laos.

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Thank Claire G
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your feed back and share the experience to improve our new travel company. Best regard Len More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great day kayaking. Very friendly tour guides who were full of information about the local area. We stopped and had a traditional lunch at the side of the river and spent time in a local village. Lots of fun!

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Thank Donagh K
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your feed back and share the experience to improve our new travel company. Best regard Len More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I wanted something authentic, a little bit hard and i was not disappointed. I did the 3 days trekking. The first night is in the jungle near from a small river. We slep on banana leaves, our guide fished to eat. He cooked everything with bamboo and we ate on the floor. You will eat rice for breakfast, lunch and... More 

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Thank Léa B
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir Thanks for share your review on our trip adviser. Best regard Len More 

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