Vietnam Trekking Map: Hanoi Mai Chau Puluong (5 Days)Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The 5-day trekking tour is arranged in the north west of Hanoi, taking you to different Thai and Muong villages, located inside the Pu Luong nature reserve and Mai Chau valley. The tour begins with a car transfer from Hanoi through Hoa Binh to Tan Lac where you get off of the car and starting trekking to Trong village. The second day, you hike further to the center of the Puluong national park and spend the night at Hin village. After spending a full day hike in Pu Luong, you arrive Mai Chau valley where you also spend the night at a local homes (homestay). Enjoy the traditional music and dance shows, performed by the local villagers. The day 5, you have some more hike in the morning before taking your vehicle again for the 4-hour drive back to Hanoi. The tour is medium/challenging trek, customized for fitness people, active travelers travelling in small group tours. Contact Lotussia Travel for more details.
Day 1: Ha Noi - Hoa Binh - Tan Lac
Leave Ha Noi fo Tan Lac via Hoa Binh. 12h00 arrive Ban Ton. Lunch in Ban Ton. Afternoon trek to Trong village and explore Trong Cave. Dinner and Overnight in Ban Ton Village. (4 hours trekking).
Day 2: Ban Ton village - Hin village ( Pu Luong)
Breakfast. Leave Ban Ton village for Hin village. Picnic lunch en route. Dinner and Overnight in Hin village. ( 7 hours trekking).
Day 3: Hin village - Kho Muong - Pa kha - Hang village
Breakfast. Leave Hin village for Kho Muong village. 12h00 arrive in Pa Kha. Lunch in Pa Kha. Afternoon continue to trek to Hang village. Dinner and Overnight in Hang Village. (7-8 hours trekking).
Day 4: Hang village - Pom coong (Mai Chau)
Breakfast. Leave Hang village to the gate of Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Then transfer to Pom Coong in Mai Chau. Lunch in Pomcoong. Afternoon continue 2-hour trek through villages to discover rural life of white Thai people. This evening after Dinner you will enjoy Thai music and dance in house on stilts. Overnight in Pom Coong village ( 6 hours trekking).
Day 5: Pom Coong - Ban Voi village - Hoa Binh
Breakfast. Transfer to Bai Sang by car. 1-hour trek to visit Go Lao waterfall then get on a boat to cruise on Hoa Binh reservoir for 2 hours. Lunch on board before arriving in Ban Voi village. Afternoon trek 3 hours to Hoa Binh. Join our vehicle again and travel back to Hanoi. Trip ends.