The Ultimate Hiker’s Choice

Duration: 5 days
Trails: T1 trails
Distance: 0 - 10 km per day
Ascent per day: 250 - 500 m ascent per day

> Explore the jungle and learn survival skills
> Spend one night at a homestay and meet the locals
> Learn more about autochthonous plants and their medical use

The 5-day hiker’s choice adventure is for those trekkers who are fit enough to stay camping several nights in the dense jungle. This is a real challenging expedition exploring the wild jungle, facing wilderness survival activities conducted by our jungle experienced guides. This hiker’s choice tour will allow you as well taste wild jungle food, sleep in the wild under the stars, spot wildlife, and experience a one-night homestay.



Luang Namtha – Ban Prang – Stream Bank Campsite

Are you ready for this exciting hiker’s choice trip? You begin packing all the essential items for this trip with your knowledgeable and experienced guide. You will then head off to the local market to get all the necessary ingredients needed for cooking. We then meet with our Khmu guides at their village who will assist us in the forest. Starting from the village we begin hiking up through the rice fields until we get into the primary forest. After 6 hrs walking in the dense jungle, including rest stops and a lunch break, we stop for the day and choose the right location to camp for the night. You will enjoy cooking a jungle dinner and sleep under the stars nearby the campfire.

Stream Bank Campsite

Stream Bank Campsite

Stream Bank Campsite – Mountain Ridge Campsite

Wake up to a cup of coffee or tea brewed by your guide. Enjoy your jungle cooked breakfast. Soon we continue hiking further into the dense forest where you will see big old trees and learn more about plants and their medical use. Pick some herbs and jungle vegetables along the way for dinner. Enjoy another evening of jungle food for dinner and a night sleeping simply in the natural campsite.

Mountain Ridge Campsite

Mountain Ridge Campsite

Mountain Ridge Campsite - Under Hundred Years Old Trees

Wake up to the sun and enjoy the fresh crisp morning air and listen to the animals (birds, squirrels, civet) scurrying around. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and freshly cooked breakfast. Today we hike through interesting and dense forest. Don’t hesitate to ask your guides any questions! Enjoy walking along or in a stream – yes your feet will get wet! We have lunch on the way. In the thick forest, you will see big old trees until we reach our campsite. We will have a freshly made jungle dinner before retiring to our jungle beds, exhausted!

Under Hundred Years Old Trees

Under Hundred Years Old Trees
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  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Accommodation in tents

    During your trek, you will stay in tents. The crew will take care of setting up all camping equipment.

  • Homestay in villages

    In the villages you will experience you will experience a typical homestay, where you will get to meet the locals and learn from their way of life.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Professional guide

    During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

  • Permits

    The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.

  • Water

    Enough drinking water will be provided during the trip.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Accommodation before and after the trek

    Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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