We highly recommend NatureLife Eco-Tours for Hiking, Ethnic Home-stay, Kayaking, Biking and Motocross tours around Luang NamTha.

Nature Life Eco-Your

NatureLife is owned and run by Mr Lat, a local with years of regional expertise. As the specialist of eco-tourism in Luang NamTha, NatureLife concentrates on memorable experiences for its customers, a sustainable income for the local people, customer safety, and environmental and ecological conservation.


(Luang Namtha Adventure:  Experience Minority Cultures, Hike, Bike, Ride, Kayak)

NatureLife offers a variety of unique cultural experiences with local minority ethnic groups. Along the way, our guides explain about medicinal plants, traditional forest use and agricultural practices and point out wild animal tracks. Eat (and cook) in a forest or village. Get a feel for local life. Experience breathtaking panoramic views.

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(Jungle Trekking and Home-stay:  Experience Khmu, Hmong, Akha and LaHu Cultures)

Trek and Tour Options:

NatureLife has numerous treks and tours including hike, motor bike, bicycle, kayak and tuk tuk or combinations of these.

All adventures leave between 6:00 and 9:30am daily and must be booked in advance.

Click on the following links to find out more information on the treks and tours offered by NatureLife.


What to Bring:

All treks include:

  • Meals* and water
  • English speaking guides
  • Sleeping Bags (for overnight stays)
  • NamHa National Protected Area entrance fees and government taxes, travel permits etc.
  • Transport

We recommend bringing the following on your adventures:

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat and/or bandanna
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sturdy clothes and shoes that can get wet and/or muddy
  • Kip to buy local handcrafts, drinks and/or presents

If kayaking and waterfall treks, we recommend you also bring:

  • Change of clothing
  • Towel
  • Swimming clothes

If staying overnight, consider:

  • Torch
  • Warm clothes for sleeping
  • Book and pencil for taking notes


Booking a NatureLife Trek:

Prices vary according to duration of stay and group size. See links above for more detail.

Treks and tours must be booked a day in advance. This can be done on arrival to Luang NamTha with Zuela Guesthouse and Restaurant staff.

Alternately, you can talk to the owner of NatureLife Eco-Tour, Mr Lat, in person at either of NatureLife’s two shop fronts:

  • One on the main street (across from the night market)
  • One next to Zuela Guesthouse and Restaurant.


Phone: (+856) 20 56966449 OR 2091823489

* If you are a vegetarian, please notify NatureLife staff when booking.


Where Does Your Money Go?

  • Local villagers home-stay (local food; care of the environment, campsites and trails; activities): 35%
  • Guides and drivers: 24%
  • Tourist/police offices: 10%
  • Community Based Tourism Development Fund: 6%
  • Entry fee/ government taxes: 10%
  • NatureLife office (equipment, marketing, training, salary and management): 15%


* If you are a vegetarian, please notify NatureLife staff when booking.


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