PL01: Highlights of Pu Luong - 2 days / 1 night

160km from Hanoi, Pu Luong is blessed with stunning rice terraced fields, magnificent mountains, scenic rivers and little-visited villages of different ethnic minority groups. A tour tour to Pu Luong is just the best option to get away from the hustle and bustle of cities to find peace of mind and immerse yourselfes in beautiful nature.

Pu Puong natural reserve is one of the best places to visit on your adventure tour in Vietnam where will definitely enjoy the breathtaking scenery, visit different ethnic groups, trek through rice terraced fields, experience homestay, etc. If you are looking for an untouched and less touristy place, Pu Luong will be the best choice.

TOUR ITINERARY

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  • House on stilt
  • Bungalow
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    (Jan 1 - Apr 30 & Oct 1 - Dec 31)

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    (May 1 - Sep 9)

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Water wheels walk and rafting (Lunch, Dinner)

(3 km easy walk – 1.5 hours – 1 km rafting – 1 hours )

AM: Picked up by our private tour guide and driver at your hotel in Hanoi then start your trip to Pu Luong Nature Reserve by road via a breathtaking mountain pass giving you a panoramic view of the whole valley. You arrive at your accommodation in time for a delicious lunch, followed by free time to explore the beautiful retreat, with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting.

PM: You will be transffed to a suspension bridge over the Cham River, where you begin your walk in search of stunning water wheels. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes.

Arriving at a local fisherman’s house, you have a short rest to gear up for the bamboo river rafting with Dinh and his team. Float along the calm river and enjoy the views, in between learning how to paddle and steer your handcrafted rafts.

Arriving at scenic Tan Lap bridge, you disembark to be transferred back to Pu Luong Retreat for dinner.

Accommodation at:

Day 01

Uoi – Lan Villages (Breakfast, Lunch)

(6,5km trekking)

This is a common and easy walk around the most beautiful valley of rice terraces in front of the Retreat. We start to descend into the beautiful valley facing the Retreat where you walk around tumbling rice terraces. Then we will walk through small paths shrouded in vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque Uoi village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. Your camera will not be able to sit still when you see the panorama view of the village from above.

Continue walk down hill to Uoi village then on to Lan village. If time permits, we will visit a local family where we can learn about their traditional brocade weaving (not guaranteed). Walk through the rice paddies again to get back to the main road to the car pick-up point. You will be transferred back to Puluong retreat.

PM: Check out the Lodge. Drive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel.

Note: You can extend your trip with a night in Mai Chau valley, please let us know if you want it

Accommodation at:

Day 02

Inclusion:

All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Private bed (House on stilt) or Private room with ensuite bathroom (for Bungalow)
All activities are mentioned in specific itineraries
Entrance and Sightseeing fees    
English Speaking guide
Full board: 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfasts
River rafting
Welcome drink
2 bottles of water in rooms daily

 

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This is private tour with a flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will have a private English speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle in each destination. This is sample tour and can always be personalized to meet your personal needs and travel budget.

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