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TREKKING TO NAM KAT WATERFALL & PRISTINE FOREST


The Nam Kat Waterfall Tour is a wonderful one day trip for those who love to experience pristine forests, wild waters and the unique vegetation of Northern Laos.

The Lao adventures starts at the central market of Oudomxay where the guides and visitors together explore original Lao snacks and food to bring for the picnic close to the waterfalls at lunch time. After driving for one hour into the hills south of Oudomxay the trek starts in the middle of nature. Nearby is the Khamu village of Ban Kat, where a local guide familiar with the local peculiarities will join the group.

The walk brings you through more intensive used forests and past some brooks where usually men do some cast net fishing. This fishing method is most popular and never done by women.

Fishing in Nam Kat RiverThe fishermen are always very successful and catch a characteristically big variety of colorful small fish. The Mekong River and its tributaries are known as one of the biodiversity hotspots all over the world and are third in fish species diversity after the Amazon and Congo River Basins.
 
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