Just 4 hours away from Hanoi, Pu Luong is an excellent destination offering a harmonious combination of natural beauty and minority group culture. This tour invites you to discover trails, traverse stunning rice terraces and visit Thai and Muong villages.
8:00 AM: Get pick up by tour guide and driver then depart to Pu Luong via Mai Chau. On the way stop at Thung Khe pass where you can take magnificent panoramic views. Continue your journey, passing Mai Chau, a beautiful valley with harmonious landscapes, green mountain ranges, rice terraces and White Thai ethnic villages. Arrival in Pu Luong, check in your accommodation and enjoy lunch.
In the afternoon transfer to Chieng Lau, a beautiful rice field area with bamboo water wheels. Walk through the field to the village and encounter the locals to discover their life, culture and customs. Another highlight of the day is bamboo rafting along the river which will give you an exceptional moment of relaxation after walking.
Get transfer back to your accommodation. Enjoy overnight in mountain.
8:00 AM: Start a trekking day to discover the Pu Luong Nature preservation and its inhabitants. Transfer 5 km from your accommodation on 15C road on direction to Kho Muong village. Start to trek on the path to the most remote village in Pu Luong, located in the valley and surrounded by the beautiful lime stone mountains and rice terraces. Kho Muong is home to Thai ethnic group. Haveyour camera ready to capture the breathtaking scenery of rice terraces and encounter the locals en route.
Lunch will be served in the homestay at Kho Muong Village. In the afternoon, continue following the trails in the forest and the manioc field to reach Uoi village, a beautiful village home to another Thai ethnic group who still preserve their thatched houses. Keep walking to Lan Ngoai Village before transferring back to your accommodation.
8:00 AM: Enjoy breakfast before saying good-bye to the host, then walk down to the spectacular rice terrace valley. Hike through small paths and to reach four picturesque villages, Leo, Mo, Chu and Danh. Don't forget your camera to capture these unforgettable moments. During the hike, you will enjoy the changing landscapes of rice terraces, villages, wild fields, ponds, streams and mountains. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Pick up by driver then transfer back to Hanoi. On the way, visit the sacred fish stream in Cam Luong. This place is well known for a special kind of fish that populate the stream. It's called a sacred fish for the many mysterious stories created around this special creature. Continue travelling to Hanoi, check in your hotel in the late afternoon.