Kuangsi waterfall, Hmong, Kha mu village trekking
Trek passing through Khmu villages. a great opportunity to gain a true insight into the rural life of the local villagers. Trek across rice paddies, farm land and forest and experience the true of natural beauty of Luang Prabang. Enjoy home-stay to experience real insight into the culture of ethnic minorities and the spectacular Kuang Xi waterfall.
Day: 1 Leaving out Luang Prabang at 8:30, drive through a beautiful countryside to Ban Nong Touk spend some time to learn about life in the rural lowland Lao and Khmu trek leads us firstly through rice paddies and pineapple plantations entering the dense jungle
Two hours of hiking we reach first peak of the mountain enjoy the great views of the surrounding landscape and enjoy a local style picnic lunch prepare by me "guide". continue onwards forest is home to a vast selection of different species! Along the way we pass a tiny settlement of 5 Hmong families. We will spend the night in a Homestay for an opportunity to get a real insight into the culture of the two ethnic minorities (Hmong and Khmu)
Day: 2 Breakfast. Follow a trail into steep sections of the forest. Along the way we explore a cave which was used as bomb shelter by locals during the second indochina war. Continuing onwards from the cave one more hour of trekking reach Kuangsi waterfall Lunch prepare at Kuangsi waterfall.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up at Hotel/Bus station
End location: City center point
Duration: 2 days
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 USD - Local Handicraft