Luang Nam Tha overview
Posted Date: 11/15/20139:36 AM
Guided exploration into the magnificent Nam Ha National Protected Area, a 2224-sq-km area containing some of the most densely foreted regions (96% primary forest cover) in Laos, can be complimented with independent travel to small villages surrounding Muang Sing, Luang Nam the and Vieng Phoukha.
The provincial population is 145,000, made up of 39 classified ethnicities (the largest number in the nation), including H’mong, Akha, Mien, Samtao, Thai Daeng. Thai Lu, Thai Neua, Thai Khao, Thai Kalom, Khamu, Lamet, Lao Lourn, Shan and Yuonanese. As in Udomxai Province, the Chinese presence is increasing rapidly with the arrival of skilled laborers from Yunnan.