Trek Old China Road, Luang Namtha
  • Routing: Luang Namtha - Ban Sida Village - Ban Nam Dee Village - Luang Namtha
  • Grading tour:

    • Beautiful landscape 
    • Old China road 
    • Home-stay experience
    Day 1: Luang Namtha - Nayoum Dang Tai Village - Ban Sida Village
    8:00 Meet at your hotel in Luang Nam Tha and transfer to the H’mong village of Nayoum Dang Tai where we start the trek to trace the old China road. We trek through forest to reach a giant fig tree. The local villages believe that this fig tree is inhabited by spirits. Beyond the fig tree are land of Ban Sida and the old road to China. The old road will follow a ridge line before our trail breaks way to drop down to the rice paddies of Ban Sida Village. Walking across the paddies we’ll see the village of the Sida ethnic group in the distance. The local family will be our host for the night. Our guide will help us to communicate with villager to learn about their culture and their life.

    Transfer: 1.5 hrs
    Trekking: 6 hrs
    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: home-stay 
    Day 2: Ban Sida Village - Ban Nam Dee Village - Luang Namtha
    After breakfast, we walk back the way we came in for a while, again we go through rice paddies until we jump on the old China road. The trail leads us the top of a small mountain where we’ll have lunch before descending to the Lanten village of Ban Nam Dee. We take a refreshing shower in the village’s waterfall before returning to Luang Namtha. Trip finishes when we arrive in Luang Namtha.

    Transfer: 15 mins 
    Trekking: 6 hrs
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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    Departure: Luang Namtha

    Finish: Luang Namtha

    trip notes

    Duration: 2 days, 1 night
    Group size: 08 persons
    Depart from: your hotel in Luang Namtha
    End at: your hotel in Luang Namtha
    When: Year round
    Activities: Trekking 
    Trekking grade: Moderate
    Transportation: Private van
    Accommodation: Home-stay or village lodge
    Tour guide: English speaking guide
    - Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
    - Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch
    Travel to/from Luang Namtha
    You can travel to/from Luang Namtha by either air or road or boat. Both public and private transportation are available. Please contact our travel consultant for suggestion and quotation. 
    All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Since we travel away from big towns, the emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce.
    Please inform us at the time of booking if you have any special dietary requirement.

    Home-stay in villages is basic in term of bedding condition and toilet. We will stay overnight in the traditional house of the locals. We will be provided with mattress, clean sheet, pillows and mosquito nets. Toilet could be some steps away from the house.

     ATL tour guide
    The tour will be guided by our local tour guides who are experienced in guiding adventure tours. They have been carefully trained in their specialized field. They are also fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, they have been trained in first-aid and they know how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with them.

     The trekking day
    A typical trekking day starts at about 8.00 am or 8.30 am after breakfast. Lunch times can vary depending on the distance. We aim to reach the next overnight stop by 4.30 pm or 5.00 pm. During the trek we will have short breaks for rest, snack and photographing.

     What to bring 
    1-2 changes of clothes, sandals for village, good shoes for hiking, sarong for bathing (required for women), warm clothes for the evening (Nov-Mar), mosquito repellent, flashlight, sunscreen/hat, camera. Please wear long pants and shirt with sleeves during the trek.

    Note on client safety
    We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.

    Total day

    2-Days 1-Nights


    Culture Tour SightSeeing Trekking

    Group size

    Min: 1 persons

    Max: 8 persons



  • Inclusions

    • Private transfers by van
    • Home-stay
    • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
    • English speaking guide
    • 01 bottle of water per day
    • Entrance fees & Sightseeing fees
    • First-aid kit


    • Visa
    • Hotel in Luang Namtha
    • Air-tickets
    • Transfer to/from Luang Prabang and/or any other cities
    • Travel insurance
    • Tips 
    • Personal expenses