Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Vietnam
Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Vietnam

Pu Luong Tour - 2 Days

Visited places: Pu Luong Nature Reserve
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Hiking, Budget, National Park, Ecotourism, Family, Ethnic village, Sublime nature, Homestay, Bucolic countryside, Off the beaten track, Mountains

Pu Luong Tour is a soft adventure to the untouched Pu Luong Nature Reserve (Thanh Hoa Province) for 2 days, 1 night. The tour is suitable to families, couples as well as groups.

 Pu Luong Nature Reserve includes two mountain ranges running in parallel running north-south with patches of forests in between. There are several ethnic Thai communities inhabiting in the nature reserve.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve is 180km southwest of Hanoi and on this tour we take the route via the former Ho Chi Minh Trail. Accommodations on the tour can either be homestay at a local Thai family with poor conditions (but with Western toilet and bathroom) or at a comfortable ecological lodge upon your request.

Homestay at Hang Village
Homestay at Hang Village

Accommodation: up on your request when booking the tour.

Tour highlights
- A touch of the Ho Chi Minh Trail amid wild mountains;
- A moderate hiking tour amid fresh nature of the Pu Luong Nature Reserve;
- Learning about the Thai communities in Pu Luong by visiting their villages;
- Timeless relaxing moments amid the captivating landscape of Pu Luong;

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve/Thai Ethnic Villages (L/D)
Day2 Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Bat Cave & Kho Muong Village/Pu Luong – Hanoi (B/L)

What is included
English-speaking guide;
Transportation as indicated in the program;
Accommodation in a traditional house on stilts or at an ecological lodge on your request;
Meals as indicated in the program: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner;
All admission fees in the program;

What is excluded
Insurance of any types;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not specified in the inclusions;

Detailed itinerary

Day1 Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve/Thai Ethnic Villages (L/D)
AdventureGreen tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and we head out of the busy city for the countryside and mountainous mountains to the southwest of the city. The road is in great condition and the landscape on the way is so lovely that you may want to stop for photography some times.

At Xuan Mai, we turn into the Ho Chi Minh Road to the Pu Luong Nature Reserve. The last leg of the journey is on a country road amid rice fields and Thai ethnic villages. We arrive at the nature reserve in time for lunch.

In the afternoon, visit Thai villages amid terraces rice fields.
Overnight at the Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

The forest at Pu Luong Nature Reserve
The forest at Pu Luong Nature Reserve

 

A path to the secret valley at Kho Muong
A path to the secret valley at Kho Muong

 

Dusk in the mountains at Pu Luong
Dusk in the mountains at Pu Luong

Day2 Pu Luong Nature Reserve, Bat Cave & Kho Muong Village/Pu Luong – Hanoi (B/L)
Have breakfast.
Have leisurely hiking tour to the Kho Muong Village, the nearby Bat Cave and the vicinity. Travel back to the lodge/homestay at mid day for lunch.
Travel back to Hanoi and arrive in late afternoon. We trust you had a great time at the Pu Luong Nature Reserve with AdventureGreen.

Ho Chi Minh Road near the Cuc Phuong National Park
Ho Chi Minh Road near the Cuc Phuong National Park