To admire the marvelous landscape and discover an authentic culture of Vietnam ethnic minorities, travelers not only can visit Mu Cang Chai, Sapa, and Hoang Su Phi but also can go to a quite brilliant but not well-known place. That is Pu Luong.
With a rustic, primitive, and hidden beauty in the mist like a garden hanging in the upper sky, Pu Luong is attached to a beautiful name “green paradise” Pu Luong. “Green paradise” actually is a nature reserve Pu Luong located in two districts of Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc of Thanh Hoa province, about 140 km from Hanoi. With more than 17,600 hectares with rich flora and fauna system as well as the wild beauty of the rainforest, Pu Luong is an attractive destination for many foreign tourists. Especially, on each June, the valley Pu Luong is put on the green color of the rice fields creating the beauty of this place that no words can descript. And if you are planning a trip to “Green paradise” Pu Luong, please refer to the following little experience of My Hanoi tours to make the trip more interesting.
Come here, you should choose the two best times of the year: July – June or September – October. July – June period is the start of a new crop of rice, and, green rice fields interweave with yellow rice fields so that you can enjoy the cool air in the summer or the mist in the early morning. Between September and October is the best time of ripening rice, and peaceful mountains suddenly become brilliant, rich, and seem to be painted with an attractive yellow by nature. Alternatively, you can come here in any season of the year to relax with a cool space, year-round fog covered in some upland.
Trekking in Pu Luong, in addition to the beautiful landscape and majestic terrain, visitors can explore the caves with sparkling stalactites. And the most interesting point when traveling to Pu Luong is saving moments of “green paradise” with green when rice is growing up or yellow as rice switches to shiny yellow. Not only fascinates tourists by the green or iridescent yellow of rice, Pu Luong also captivates the tourists by the sound of murmuring water in the jungle as of waterfalls like they are tapping the busy life. Besides, visitors will experience the life of the Thai and Muong ethnic minorities, immerse in the life of the upland, enjoy the dance of Sap, Xoe, Luon singing and be “drunk” in the lithe and bewitching Khap of Thai ethnic group. Conquer peak of Pu Luong with 1,700 m high is an experience only for the adventurous traveler. From the high top of Pu Luong, you will see the spectacular scenery of the valley. This picturesque place is a paradise in heaven in Pu Luong. Although the road is very difficult and hard to go but the scenes in the destination will not make you regret.