6-Day Hanoi Pu Luong Trekking & Homestay Tour
6-Day Hanoi Pu Luong Trekking & Homestay Tour, Pu Luong national park, Pu Luong nature reserve, Puluong Vietnam.
DAY 1: HANOI - MAI CHAU - PU LUONG NATURE RESERVE
You will be met up with our team at your hotel in Hanoi. Depart for Mai Chau. Upon arrival at Poom Coom village in Mai Chau, we will take a short walk to visit the ethnic Thai people, then lunch will be served at local home. After lunch, you will be transferred to the Ma river, where we will take a short boat trip followed by a 2 to 3 hour walk through beautiful hill side villages, magnificent rice paddies, seeing hand crafted bamboo water wheels. The highlight on this walk is experiencing the beauty of Pu luong Nature Reserve, the everyday life and culture of the white Thai people. Have dinner and spend the night at a local homes in village.
DAY 2: PU LUONG TREKKING
It will be interesting for you to get up early and take part in your host family's activities in the morning. Today we will be walking for a approximately 5 to 6 hrs. The first hiking is hard with some steep climbs and yet more stream crossings, the next is really glorious with beautiful views of valley, rice terraces, rich rain forest. Picnic lunch on the way at Eo Ken village. Arrival in Kho Muong- the setting of the village is perhaps the most beautiful in Vietnam nestled between steep karst mountains and nice terraces in the afternoon. Spend our second night in a typical Thai eco - stilt house in Kho Muong.
DAY 3: PULUONG TREKKING
After breakfast, start for a harder full day of hiking. Continue hiking through the valley. There are some steep climbs and yet more stream crossings. Trek to an incredible cave, only recently discovered and now protected by the Forest rangers. The trekking becomes more remote yet one is never far from a villager tending fields, passing steep limestone mountain, rain forest inside the Pu Luong Nature Reserve to Nua village. Lunch will be provided en route. After lunch, continue trekking to Hin - the village of Thai people. We will be welcomed as honoured guests. Have dinner with local people at their traditional house.
DAY 4: PU LUONG TREKKING
We will start for a full day trek to Son village. Climbing up hardly, we will get in deeper inside the Pu luong Nature Reserve with wild and rich tropical forest, having picnic lunch on the way. Continuing our trek passing through Ba beautiful village to Son village. Take a break and stretch your legs on the house on stilt of Thai people or strolling round this village and get in contact with hospitable friendly local people here. Dinner and overnight in Son village.
DAY 5: PU LUONG - HANOI
We start our trek at 8:00 am to Ton village. Today we will have a nice and easier trek, just a bit up and down through rice paddies, jungle fever. After 2.5 hours we get to Ton village. Driver will pick us up and transfer to Muong Khen town for lunch. Arrive and end in Hanoi in the afternoon.
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