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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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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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  30 March 2017 Today we took a half day trekking tour arranged by Ethnic Travel up to Namdee Village, a traditional Lanten ethnic group that migrated here from China many years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bandung, Indonesia
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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined the 1-day moderate trek and it was amazing. We walked up and down through the deep jungle and I was surprised to see so much green and water even during the dry season. Such a beautiful landscape! Our guides showed us some eatable jungle plants, made us some bamboo walking sticks when we asked for it, stopped whenever... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

  30 March 2017 Today we took a half day trekking tour arranged by Ethnic Travel up to Namdee Village, a traditional Lanten ethnic group that migrated here from China many years ago. On the way we visited the Luang Nathan day market which was fantastic. On arrival at the viĺlage we were unexpectedly invited into a local house where... More 

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

Hello,sir Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate this as we are a small company and any suggestions or comments can help us to improve. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your trek and hope you have many good memories of Luang Namtha. Thank you again for your kind words and we wish you all the best for your... More 

Otavalo, Ecuador
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir First of all we are sorry that you find our tour a bad experience. We are trying to make our tours less touristic and authentic.Tour name is Homestay, and that means you are staying in someone’s home and minorities here live very simple. But they get money from our tours so there is no way that anyone would... More 

Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 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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Reviewed 21 February 2017 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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Reviewed 12 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
Reviewed 2 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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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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3 reviews
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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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Reviewed 17 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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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 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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