Herb Walk Laos

3 Day Hilltribe Trek

Starting from Luang Prabang, this 3 Day Hilltribe Trek takes you to 2 of the biggest ethnic groups of Laos, the Khmu and the Hmong, where we will spend the nights. Immerse in a cultural experience of Lao countryside. On the third day, we will arrive at Kuang Si Waterfall for a refreshing swim. During the whole trek, you have the chance to learn more about Lao herbal medicine from your guide.

Itinerary

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We will pick you up at your hotel by tuktuk. Then we will go directly to the Ban Houaythong Khmu tribe. The walk will take 3 hours. We will have lunch, and then continue to walk in the jungle, and up the mountain to the valley for about 2 hours. From there we can see a lovely view. We will rest for about 15 minutes, and then walk down to the villages for our home stay and learn about their lives. At 7PM, we will have dinner and enjoy the company of local village people.

After breakfast, we will continue our great adventure. On the way, we will walk through the forest and enjoy awesome scenery; we will pass rice fields and the spring onion gardens. There is an expansive view from the top. This day is approximately a 4 hour walk up and down in the valley to see the Hmong village where we will stay. There will be a break until dinner time. After dinner, we will interact with the friendly local people to learn about their customs.

We will continue our trek to the Khungsi Waterfall. On the way, we will walk through the forest, and up and down the mountain valley for 4 hours.

Your guide will explain about 5 weeds that can be used as herbs, vegetables that can be eaten, how to make an energy drink, and the antidote for cobra and scorpions bites, some of which are poisonous.

When we reach the waterfall, you can enjoy swimming in the cool water and relax. We will visit our Hill Tribe Herbal Garden Center and then go back to town.

Prices and Conditions

Please wear good shoes for the hikes. Bring mosquito repellent and sun screen as well as a hat.

Prices for Low Season (1st May – 30 August 2020)

1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 + pax
247 USD/Person
198 USD/Person
163 USD/Person
137 USD/Person

Prices for High Season (30 August – 1st May 2020)

1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 + pax
251 USD/Person
203 USD/Person
168 USD/Person
142 USD/Person
  • Transportation
  • Drinking Water (2 bottles/day)
  • Entrance Fees
  • 3 Lunch and 2 Dinner
  • Simple Accomodation in Villages (2 nights)