The Pu Luong Nature Reserve is an area of outstanding beauty, cultural interest and high biodiversity. Stretching from Mai Chau in the north west to Cuc Phuong National Park in the south east. The region is blessed with rich forest, limestone panoramic views, magnificent rice terraces and breathtaking scenery. On this trip you can experience the everyday life and culture of Thai and Muong ethnic minorities and spend nights with friendly locals.
Meals: B, L, D
Ha Noi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong
After breakfast we depart Hanoi for Pu Luong Natural Reserve via Mai Chau. This scenic drive takes around 4 hrs. Along the way we pass fields of cassava and sugar cane as well as rice paddies. We will reach Mai Chau valley by lunchtime. Following lunch in Pom Coong Village, we drive 22km further into the reserve where we begin our trek. We trek for approximately 3 hrs before arriving at Hang Village, which is home to the Thai ethnic minority people. We spend the night with a local Thai family who will be our hosts in a traditional house built on stilts. Before dinner we can stroll around the village to observe the daily activities of the locals.
Trek to Kho Muong Village
This morning we have breakfast in the home stay before we begin the big trek of the day. Today, we will walk for around 6 hrs on a rocky path running through the jungle. Lunch will be in a village along the way. After lunch we will pass through several Thai villages before arriving at Kho Muong village. As the name suggests this is a Muong minority village and we will be their guests for the night.
Meals: B, D
Trek to Cao Hoong Village
Following breakfast, we have a full days trek as we climb to Pu Luong range. En route we pass through a number of small hamlets and minority villages. After 3 hr of light ascent we will we will arrive in Cao Hoong village, a village of Thai ethnic minority people, where we spend the night at home stay in Cao Hoong village
Trek to Cao Village
Eat breakfast. Our trek through the verdant countryside today will take around 6 hrs. The trek path runs uphill and downhill through forest, rice terraces and scenic villages. On the trek we may see farmers working on rice paddies and children going to school. Lunch break will be in a local village. We spend the night at home stay in the Thai village of Cao village.
Cao Village - Canh Nang Town - Mai Chau
After breakfast we trek toward Ma River. The trek is quite gentle since we descend to a wide-open valley. After 2 hrs trek we will reach Pho Doan Town where we will visit the local market. Following we trek to Ma River, on the way we will see nice views of the river, paddies and a water wheel. We will be picked up and transferred to Mai Chau for a late lunch. Stay overnight at home stay in Pom Coong village.
Meals: B, L
Mai Chau - Ha Noi
Today is a relaxing day. We can take a stroll in Mai Chau Valley to observe the daily life activities of the local people. Lunch is in a local house before driving back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 5 pm. Finish your Trek Phu Luong National Park Reserve tour
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