Muang Long Tourism Office
Full 5 Days Trek

“M. Long-Nambo-Namhee-Huaypoung-Mongla-Sompanyao-Sala ”

-         Difficulty:     Moderate and a little difficult.

-         Duration:      1st day 6 hours, 2nd day 7 hours, 3rd day 7 hours, 4th 5 hours, 5th 7-8 hours.

-         High Light: . Akha, Hmong and Lahou Life ( original living ).

                         . Nature views: old forest, mountain valley, brook and river view.

                         . Akha massage and Akha, Hmong, Lahou whisky.

Short Description:

1st day start from the office at 8:30 a.m. The trek goes through the forest such as: kinds of bamboo, banana trees and some of the big trees. some where 2 sides of the trail there are good views. Some times you can see and hear the forest animal sound such as: bird, wild chicken, squirrel, monkey, deer and etc... by quietly. Arrive at 3-4 p.m. Called Nam Bo village they are Hmong and Lahou people ( over night in the villager house ).

2 nd day start at 8:30 a.m. Walk through the bamboo forest, cross the brooks and there are some walking up and walking down ( about 40% in 7 hours, but not steep ).Before arriving the village about 1 hour is the place for taking a bath ( cool brook ). Reach the village about 4 p.m. Called Nam Hee village ( Akha people ).

3 rd day will leave Nam Hee village at about 8:00 a.m. Start walking down to Nam Fa river and cross by bamboo raft. Then follow the trail through the kinds of forest, villager use this trail more than 40 years. At about 4 – 5 p.m. you will arrive the village, called HOUY POUNG village, there are only 21 houses and original living.

4 thday start at 9:00 a.m. Walk a little bit down pass the up land rice and goes through the deep forest ( old and big tree ) after walk along the Nam Fa river in the middle, young and some of old forest until the village, there are 5 hours walking included breaking and lunch time. You will say Sa Bai Dee with the villagers at 2 or 3 p.m. Called Mong La village, people are very pleased and very kind.

5 th day ( the last day of this trek ). Start at 8:00 a.m. First 2 hours the trail is following the Nam Fa river ( walk under the forest ). Then, cross the Nam Fa river ( some times will cross by the bamboo raft ). After the river the trail is moderate, walk in the forest, but 20 minutes difficult ( walk up, steep ). Some where of the trail are nice views ( by standing on the ridge ). After the ridge is easy, because it’s flat trail. Before the main road you will break in one AKHA village, called SOM PAN YAO village. Then walk down about 1 hour an half and finally the Tuk - Tuk will pick up you at the main road. Arrive in the office at about 5 p.m.