Pu Luong Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in northern Vietnam. This nature reserve is situated in Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc districts of Thanh Hoa Province, North Central Coast region of Vietnam. Pu Luong Nature Reserve is bordered by Mai Chau, Tan Lac and Lac Son districts of Hoa Binh Province. The reserve is located along two parallel mountain ridges, that run from north-west to south-east, and are divided by a central valley, which contains several human settlements and a large agricultural land area, therefore, is not included within the nature reserve. Pu Luong is endowed with great biodiversity, its flora and fauna is closely associated with the Cuc Phuong National Park 25 km south-east
Day1 : Hanoi – Mai Chau - Hang Village in Pu Luong National Reserve – Home stay ( Meals : L/D) :
8:00 A.M Pick up at your hotel then depart to Mai Chau (170 km from Hanoi). Stop over on the way with spectacular views around every bend.
11:00 A.M Arrive in Mai Chau village. Have lunch.
P.M: Take a short ride to the Boat dock where we will take a short boat trip on Ma River and then start 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 Ethnic people. Become a part of local life when we are welcome as honored guests at a traditional Thai house on stilts. Here in Hang village we will have a traditional dinner and stay the night.
Day 2: Pu Luong National Reserve – Lac Village in Mai Chau valley – Home stay (Meals: B/L/D):
The daily life here starts early, it will be interesting for you to get up at the first sign of day light and take part in the activities in the morning, or take a stroll around Hang village before having breakfast. 8:00 start to walk to the main road where our car will pick up and transfer to Lac village. Have lunch there.
P.M: Take a walk to visit the ethnic Thai people at the afternoon and discover the daily life of Ethnic people. Over the second night in home stay.
Day 3: Mai Chau – Hanoi (Meals : B/L):
8:00 A.M Have breakfast with local family. After that, take time for joining with Mai Chau local market. Then back to home stay for lunch. And then saying good bye to home stay family. You will arrive in Hanoi around 5:00 P.M. Tour end.
- Should bring with you: Sun cream, Raincoat, Insect repellent spray, walking shoes, sleeping bag, medicine…etc.
- Make sure that your passport is always with you.
- Please let’s us know if you are vegetarian.