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Destinations:
Ha Noi - Son La - Mai Chau - Pu Luong - Ha Noi
Duration:
2 days/ 1nights
Price from: USD 129 Price: Contact
 
Another new famous site in Northern Vietnam is Pu Luong Nature Reserve – a village home of the White Thai, Black Thai, and Muong Ethnic Minority communities. The scenery is well-known for large rice terraces and floating clouds like Sapa but much less touristic. This is a great location for hiking and hard trek through the forest and experience the simple life.

Full Itinerary

 
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong. (L, D)
07:45 – 08:15 = Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
10:00 = Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi).
11:45 = Visit a local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority to learn about their daily life and customs; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:30 = Arrive in Mai Chau Valley for lunch. (Vegetarian is available).
13:30 – 15:30 = Visit the real local Thai traditional Stilt House before cycling to visit villages of the Thai Ethnic Minority and learn about their daily life and culture. Stop by the handcraft village to learn about weaving in their traditional way and support them by buying their local products.
16:00 = Board the van to go to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. (45km away from main tourist Lac Village).
17:00 – 19:00 = Check-in to your Homestay – Free time for walking around the village or have a shower.
19:00 = Dinner at the Homestay and enjoy some homemade rice wine with the family.
 
DAY 2: Hard Trek and Explore the Doi Cave in Kho Muong Village – Hanoi. (B, L)
 
07:30 – 08:30 = Breakfast at the Homestay.
08:30 – 12:00 = Tour guide leads you on the trek to visit the beautiful Kho Muong Village and Cave. A village hidden deep in the Reserve’s mountain range. Explore the huge limestone Karst Cave with giant stalagmites. (About 7.5km).
12:30 = Check-out and have lunch.
14:00 = Board the van to go back to Mai Chau and transfer back to Hanoi by bus.
19:30 = Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter, drop you off at your Hotel.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Mai Chau Valley (L,D)

7:30-8:00 – Pickup at your Hotel in the Old Quarter in our comfortable van
10:00 – Short break
11:30-12:00 – Scenic photo stop of Mai Chau valley/arrive in Mai Chau
12:15 – Traditional lunch in local village (vegetarian available)
13:00-15:00 – Bicycle ride with local tour guide, see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages.
15:00-18:00 – Free time for bicycling, walking, shopping
18:00 – Visit Thai living museum for Traditional BBQ dinner
19:30 – Watch Thai traditional dance in the stilt house. Enjoy Tradidional alcohol (ruou can) with the community

Day 2: Mai Chau – Pu Luong by motorbike (B,L,D)

7:30-8:00 – Wakeup and eat breakfast
8:30-10:30 – Drive / ride motorbikes 35km to Pu Luong Nature Reserve (motorbike drivers available).
10:30 – 12:30 – Trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve to explore a stuning cave.
13:00 – 15:00 – Enjoy Lunch in the village and enjoy the riding back to Mai Chau by taking another road through the beautiful rural villages.
15:30 – Arrive in Mai Chau enjoy your free time with your motorbike to explore the Valley yourself.
18:00 – Dinner and over night in Mai Chau Green Valley

Day 3: Trekking to remote rural villages (B,L)

7:30-8:00 – Wakeup and eat breakfast
8:00 – Go with local tour guideto visit more remote rural villages Na Meo, Na Mo and Xam Pa villages to understand more about their culturevand customs.
12:00 – Back to the homestay for lunch and check-out
13:00 – 15:00 – free time for shopping and relaxing
15:00 – 15:30 – Say goodbye to the family to get on the bus to drive back to Hanoi
18:30-19:00 – Arrive in Hanoi Old Quater. Drop you off at your hotel. End of tour.
” Have a good journey! “
 
INCLUDED:
  • All your accommodation.
  • Transportations.
  • Fun activities, bicycles.
  • Friendly and passionate local guides.
  • Meals mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
EXCLUDED:
  • Beverages.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratuities
  • 25% on Christmas 24/12; New Year 31/12 and Lunar New Year’s Eve.
 
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