2-Day Trekking Homestay Mai Chau and Pu Luong
The 2-Day Trekking Homestay Mai Chau and Pu Luong will take you to Mai Chau and Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will live your two days in the local Thai community, sleep in local Thai stilt house, eat local food. The hiking trails of this two-day tour is not tough with few climbs up and down hill. The best time to do this trek will be the dry season or while people are harvesting rice. The two-day hike does not require much of preparation and can be offered to elder, young or children.
DAY 1: HANOI - MAI CHAU - PU LUONG NATURE RESERVE
You will be met up with our team at your hotel in Hanoi (please advised your hotel name upon confirmation). Depart for Hoa Binh province and up then to Mai Chau valley. This scenic drive takes around four hours. Along the way we pass fields of tapioca and sugar cane as well as rice paddies. Arrive Mai Chau. Enjoy a short walk to Lac and Poom Coong village. Both villages are inhabited by the Thai people. The Thai people live in stilt house. They plant rice and make brocades. Then you will continue driving further South-West towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will be dropped off at Ban Sai where your lunch will be provided in a local house. After lunch, you will begin your trek following a dirt roads that runs along the Ma River. You will walk through bamboo forest, rice fields and local Thai hamlets. After about three hour trek, you will arrive Hang village, also inhabited by the Thai people. Check into a local house for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: PU LUONG TREKKING - HANOI
It will be interesting for you to get up early in the morning and take part in the local life activities, or take a stroll around Hang village before having breakfast. Today you will walk for approximately 5 to 6 hours. The first part of the trail is hard with some steep climbs up and stream crossings. The second stage is glorious with beautiful views of the valley, rice terraces, rich rain forests, and meandering streams. Lunch will be provided en route. After lunch you continue walking to the main dirt road where you will be picked up again by your vehicle and transferred back to Hanoi. Upon your arrival in Hanoi, you will be dropped off at your hotel.
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