Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
The Pu Luong Trekking Tour starts from Hanoi, takes you to Mai Chau valley and Pu Luong nature reserve where you visit peaceful Thai and Muong villages.
DAY 1: HANOI -> MAI CHAU -> PU LUONG
7:00am you will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi. 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 -> 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. The end of Lotussia Travel service.