Away from the hustle and bustle of your trips in the capital Hanoi to seek the oasis of peace and be immersed in fresh air in order to feel a slower life in Pu Luong. Pu Luong with terraced rice fields, pristine mountains, and simple houses nestled hillside will be the promised land for tourists who love to explore the nature as well as admire the majestic landscapes. Pu Luong Nature Reserve is about 130km away from Thanh Hoa City to the northwest. Pu Luong’s beauty with wild character, hidden in the mist like a hanging garden awaits visitors to enjoy.
 

Tour Route: Hanoi – Pu Luong – Hanoi
Duration: 2 days/1 night
Departure date: Any time you wish
Start/End: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Tour type: Private tour

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve (L, D)
Day 2: Pu Luong – Hanoi (B, L)

 
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Day 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve (L, D)
Today, the friendly tour guide and driver will take you in scenic vistas of the Pu Luong Nature Reserve as you travel to Thanh Hoa province. With 5 – hour drive, you will enjoy lunch at some scheduled stopovers before getting into the pristine land of nature and poetic beauty of the local villages. Your first stop is Co Lung commune where you will join a 1.5-hour trekking trip to discover the village of Thai ethnic community. You can be amazed by a large number of water-wheels that you may never see before.

Thai women with the goods and products on their back

Thai women with the goods and products on their back

Then, continue to visit the most beautiful place in Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Hieu Hamlet. Experience the adventurous moments as trekking through the land on the back of the mountain, however, you will enjoy a fascinating scenery with the rice fields stretching through the path along with the attractive waterfall will make you get lost in the peaceful paradise here before finding the way to arrive the stilt house for you overnight stay.
Afterward, enjoy dinner with the local specialties and explore the daily life of locals with a stay in a traditional stilt house of Black Thai minority.

Pu Luong Natural Reserve

Pu Luong Natural Reserve

Day 2: Pu Luong – Hanoi (B, L)
Leave in the morning and head through the peaceful and exciting path with various water-wheels by the motorbike taxi to the meeting place in order to transfer you back to Hanoi. On the way, you will stop to visit Pho Doan Market where you can discover the bustling atmosphere of a highland market. Later, take a 3-hour hiking trip to admire the mysterious beauty of Kho Muong village amongst the vast valley. After that, you will enjoy your dinner with full of local specialties here. Enjoy your short free time for taking a rest or sightseeing before leaving the village and heading back to Hanoi. Based on your requirement, you will have dinner at some stops on the way. The trip ends with your arrival at the hotel.

Kho Muong ethnic village

Kho Muong ethnic village

What’s Included?

  • Private pick-up & drop -off services
  • Private transportation
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable
  • A bottle of water/person

What’s Excluded?

  • Pre & Post accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Travel insurance

Trip price: Please enquire for availability & the most update price