Located in the northern part of Laos, Luang Namtha shares its northwestern border with Myanmar and its northeastern border with China. The province is mountainous, home to large numbers of minorities.
The Nam Ha National Biodiversity Conservation Area is located in the southwest of Luang Namtha – a pristine habitat of dense tropical rainforest covering almost all of the protected area.
UNESCO are funding a ecotourism project in Luang Namtha that will be capable of sustaining sustainable development in the province. The concept of the project is to provide education, conservation, management and sustainable economic benefits for the local population.
The province is home to a 39 minorities the largest number in the country.
Courtesy: Ba Tours