TREKKING IN PU LUONG NATIONAL PARK

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Trekking in Pu Luong National Park

 

TREKKING IN PU LUONG NATIONAL PARK

Tour code: TRE 02

HANOI – MAI CHAU – PU LUONG

5 days 4 nights

DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)

Arrival Noi Bai aiport, you will be met by the tour guide and transferred to Hanoi hotel for check in. You have free time to discover Hanoi - the unique city tree-line boulevard, French colonial architectures, peaceful lakes and oriental temples…        

DAY 02: HANOI – MAI CHAU – BAN SAI home stay (150 KM) (B/L/D)

You depart early in the morning from Hanoi. After one and half hour drive on the flat land, you will start enjoying the beautiful views of mountains, valleys and encountering with villages of Thai, H’mong and Dao ethnic minority people. You will first visit the Muong minority village of Giang Mo. The village has more than 100 stilt houses built on a moutain slope, surrounded by their terraced rice fields. Here you will experience how the women doing their embroidery and hearing the men’s story about Muong’s ancient customs, lifestyle and habits.

Saying good bye to the friendly villagers, you will get back on the vehicle and heading for Mai Chau village, a well-known tourist destination, inhabited by the White Thai minority.

From Mai Chau village to Sai village, “gate way” to Pu Luong Natural Reserve, is nearly one hour drive. After having lunch in the Sai village, you start inserting into the Reserve by a walk following the village’s dirt road running through the beautiful and peaceful landscape made of the Thai minority’s hundred years old stilt houses, which are embellished by high arecas and vegetable gardens, all surrounded by paddle rice fields.

You will pass by a small stream named Pung, which later can be seen snaking its way at the bottom of the valleys.

After nearly 3 hours walking, you arrive at the Hang village, where you accommodate tonight in one of the villagers’ traditional house on stilt. Drinking ruou can “wine drunk out of a jar through pines”, having delicious dinner of fresh local products, chatting the whole evening with the hospitable host family… it is an real opportunity to learn and understand the culture and the daily way of life of the minority.

DAY 03: TREK TO EO KEN and KHO MUONG villages – home stay (B,L,D)

You wake up early to enjoy the beautiful sunset. The villages are already on their daily activities such as working on the rice fields, watering and harvesting the vegetable gardens, feeding the cattle and poultry. After having breakfast, you say goodbye to the villagers and start the morning walk on a small hilly path running through the rice fields, with beautiful mountains and villages view in a short distance. The atmosphere is so peaceful. You will cross the Pung stream again on the way. After about 3 hours walk, you climb a heartbreaking slope and eventually arrive Eo Ken village. Your lunch is prepared and served in a stilt house in the village.

The afternoon walk (3 hours) will be on a trail running along the mountain side of Pu Luong range. You take a relax break at Thung Mun village before climbing over Voi Phuc Mountain. The big challenge gives you the opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful karsts mountains of Pu Luong. In the late afternoon, Kho Muong village is in your eyesight. From the hillside road which leading down to the village, the village’s view is very beautiful, especially in the sunset. You later meet the villages at the stream running behind the village. It is time to refresh by dunking yourself in a cool water before enjoying your well prepared dinner. Spend your second night in a typical Thai eco - stilt home in Kho Muong village.

DAY 04: KHO MUONG Village – PHO DOAN – HANOI (160 KM) (B, L)

Today trek is much easier in compare with yesterday (4 hours). You will continue on through beautiful valley, unspoiled villages with nice view, sure with much impression. Relax from the heat of the day before continuing on to a village nestled between steep karts mountains and nice terraces. Arrive a small town in Pho Doan market after 3 hrs trekking. Short break for lunch in a local food stall in the town. You then take the drive back to Hanoi. Check in the hotel and relax.

DAY 05: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Arrive at Hanoi early in the morning. Transfer to the hotel to have shower and relax then order for the breakfast. Free shopping till the departure time of your own flight. Transfer to the airport for flight to your home “home sweet home”.

 

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