This tour is perfect for those of you who want a pleasant day paddling down the river taking in the sights. Along the way we stop off to explore some fascinating ethnic villages and take in the beautiful views and wildlife which can be seen in this area.
The day begins with some basic paddling instructions and a safety briefing before we take to the river in kayaks. The Nam Tha river meanders through the forest which is inhabited a wide variety of animal including monkeys, barking deer and a great variety of birds! At the Lanten village of Ban Sope Dute we meet the border of the Nam Ha protected area. From here various sets of exciting but safe rapids lead up to a lunch time which we enjoy on the riverside. After enjoying a Lao picnic on the riverbank and taking some to relax and a enjoy a refreshing swim we head off downstream again. The next stretch of paddling takes us through the Khmu village of Ban Sop Sim Noy. The kayaking ends at where the Nam Ha and Nam Tha Rivers meet. From here you return to Luang Namtha by late afternoon. Approximately: 1.5 hours transfer/ 5 hours kayaking