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Address: Luang Namtha 03000, Laos (Formerly Ethnic Travel Eco Guide)
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+856 20 55 395 531
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Ethnic Travel offers multiple ways to indulge in the splendor of Nam Ha...

Ethnic Travel offers multiple ways to indulge in the splendor of Nam Ha national protected area and Luang Namtha through exciting and eye opening tours. Our small family run business offers trekking, kayaking, cycling, and bus trips as your gateway to this magical area. Come with us and Experience the ancient primary forests and timeless ethnic villages while being immersed in local culture. From epic adventures jungle camping and white kayaking to more laid back treks and cycling with humbling cultural encounters, Ethnic travel has every thing you need to deeply experience Luang Namtha and Nam Ha NPA.

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  30 March 2017 Today we took a half day trekking tour arranged by Ethnic Travel up to Namdee Village, a traditional Lanten ethnic group that migrated here from China many years... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
HHHBob
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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING Kayak experience! Our guide was simply the best. We had a really good time in Luang Namtha, we learned about Lanten traditions and villages. We had the meal in a banana leave and it was delicious. It was my first time in kayak and I will never forget it. Thanks!

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Thank Irene R
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks,for your review and share the the good experience1 Day kayak with us on namtha river and I hope you have a good journey travel continue to other place and safty More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Ethnic Travel Laos started of really well - the 2 day trek 1 day kayak. We had a brilliant day trekking through the jungle, our guide was always creating a happy atmosphere and the food was great! However, on the second day after our trek, our guide became completely unprofessional, abandoning the group in a village and... More 

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Thank Toto C
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir Thank for your feedback and i am very sorry with the bad news of our guide mr touy not responsible his job and not take care our customer give customer away with the host and now our also ban him 15 day not allow to do tour. Best regard Len More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to know real Laos, to see real life of people, to take a part in their life, to discover untouched nature. And it became possible for us with Ethnic Travel. We took part in a 2 day trekking in jungle and ethnic villages. And what a two days they were!!! We walked up and down through the deep... More 

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Thank Resit Ç
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir Thanks for review and share your 2 day trekking experience, i hope you will have a good journey in the future. Best regard Len More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful nature, but very bad organisation, very bad value for money, u can find many different tours for better money and better organisation, we just arrived at evening and picked the first we met, which was mistake but we were short on time and offices were nearly closed down, we paid 60+usd for 2days and than we had to go... More 

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Thank tombub7
Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir First of all we are sorry that you find our tour a bad experience. We are trying to make our tours less touristic and authentic.Tour name is Homestay, and that means you are staying in someone’s home and minorities here live very simple. But they get money from our tours so there is no way that anyone would... More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I went on a 1-day kayaking tour with them. Everything went perfect! With our 2-people kayaking we started in a quiet river and step by step the stream got more powefull! Very funny! We drop off two times. One for seeing an ethnical village where people live different than in the city, there we also tasted low-low whisky ;)... More 

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Thank Albert R
Len203, Manager at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your review for share your experience and hope you have a good journey. Best regard Len More 

Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I joined the 1-day moderate trek and it was amazing. We walked up and down through the deep jungle and I was surprised to see so much green and water even during the dry season. Such a beautiful landscape! Our guides showed us some eatable jungle plants, made us some bamboo walking sticks when we asked for it, stopped whenever... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

  30 March 2017 Today we took a half day trekking tour arranged by Ethnic Travel up to Namdee Village, a traditional Lanten ethnic group that migrated here from China many years ago. On the way we visited the Luang Nathan day market which was fantastic. On arrival at the viĺlage we were unexpectedly invited into a local house where... More 

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Thank HHHBob
Len203, Manager at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Hello,sir Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate this as we are a small company and any suggestions or comments can help us to improve. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your trek and hope you have many good memories of Luang Namtha. Thank you again for your kind words and we wish you all the best for your... More 

Otavalo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Ma pire expérience de trekking jusque là ! Ils ne vont pas dans le parc national, le village est très pauvre et vous dormirez a même le sol, sans un début de matelas ou même une couverture. Le guide n'est pas de la région et n'as aucune connaissance de la culture ou de l'environnement visité. On n'est clairement pas les... More 

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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Dear sir First of all we are sorry that you find our tour a bad experience. We are trying to make our tours less touristic and authentic.Tour name is Homestay, and that means you are staying in someone’s home and minorities here live very simple. But they get money from our tours so there is no way that anyone would... More 

Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We went on the 2 day trek and 1 day kayak trip. Our friendly and knowledgeable guide, Tooey, not only helped us manage the challenging trail, but along the way taught us about jungle survival. He picked food from the trees, built us a shelter from bamboo and banana leaves, and cooked up some seriously tasty Lao cuisine with nothing... More 

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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Hello chelseaarielle Glad to hear you had a fantastic time on one of our tours. Thank you for the review and recommendation. Kind regards Ethnic Travel Laos More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing two days moderate trekking with Ethnic travel laos in the National Protected Area. We walked through the jungle, went up to 1200m, ate amazing vegetarian food, asked a lot of questions that our guide could reply to. We went through the jungle, river, ate organic trees and plants, and walked on great path with sceneries. Our guide... More 

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Len203, Owner at Ethnic Travel Laos, responded to this review

Thanks for your review with our 2 trek experience to share other customer and help to improve our new company make it better service in the future. Best regard Len More 

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