The Pu Luong limestone landscape is an area of outstanding beauty, culture interest and high biodiversity value stretching from Mai Chau in the North to West to Cuc Phuong national park in the South East. It is blessed with rich forest, limestone panoramas, ma... View more
Travel Styles: Backpackers , Classic Tours
Destinations: Pu Luong Nature Reserve
Duration: 3 Days & 2 Nights
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Day 1 : Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve

Itinerary Details Day 1:Hanoi – Pu Luong

07:00 – 07:30 Pick-up at your hotel or hostel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and drive to go to Pu Luong Nature Reserve by limousine bus.

09:00 We take a short break in Luong Son, just outside of Hanoi.

11:00 We visit a local market of the Muong, ethnic people, 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.

13:00 We arrive in Pu Luong Nature Reserve to enjoy lunch and check in.

14:30 – 17:30 We go trekking, following small roads through the terrace rice fields and cross the stream to visit remote rural villages of Black Thai People to learn about their local life in Pu Luong Trekking distance is roughly around 6kms.

19:00 Dinner at the lodge, enjoy some local rice wine with the family.

Have a quiet night in the middle of the Reserve.

*Sleeping options: Traditional dorm room in a Stilt House or Private Room (no air-con but high standard accommodation.


Transportation: A/C transportation

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Traditional stilt house (upgrade available)

Day 2 : Pu Luong – Hieu Village Waterfall (hard trekking) (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Picture of Pu Luong – Hieu Village Waterfall (hard trekking)

Itinerary Details Day 2: Pu Luong –Hieu Village Waterfall (hard trekking)

07:30 – 08:30 Enjoy breakfast in the lodge and enjoy the breathtaking views of the valley from the lodge.

09:00 – 12:30 We start trekking following small roads and trails through the terrace rice fields and jungle to visit Hieu Waterfall where we have lunch at the waterfall.

Afternoon: Free time to relax and swim at the waterfall or trekking to explore the surrounding village and jungle before checking in to the rustic homestay where you are welcome to help the family to prepare dinner.

18:30 Dinner with the family, enjoy rice wine and have a conversation with the locals to learn more about their culture and customs. Enjoy the night in the middle of the jungle.


Transportation: Trekking

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Authentic and traditional dorm house on stilts

Day 3 : Pu Luong – Easy Trek & Bamboo Rafting on Cham Stream – Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

Picture of Pu Luong – Easy Trek & Bamboo Rafting on Cham Stream – Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 3: Pu Luong – Easy Trek & Bamboo Rafting on Cham Stream – Hanoi

07:30 – 08:30 Enjoy breakfast at the homestay before we say goodbye to our host family to continue your trek through another part of the Nature Reserve where we take a short drive to Cham stream.

10:30 We visit Ba village and cross the hanging bridge to discover the giant waterwheels and duck farm to experience and learn about traditional local agriculture systems.

11:30 Board a Bamboo Raft for a relaxing cruise on the Cham stream.

12:30 Pick up by the van and return to the lodge for lunch.

13:00 Enjoy lunch and have some free time to relax or walk around the village before boarding the limousine bus and returning to Hanoi at 14.30.

17:00 We take a short break on the way.

19:30 Arrive in Hanoi old quarter drop you off at your hotel or hostel where the tour ends.


Transportation: A/C comfortable transportation

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: N/A



Dietary or special food request

In order to take care of your special food requests we would like you to inform us by email in advance.

What’s included in the tour?

  • Transportation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as indicated or of your choice
  • Meals as indicated in the day programs or specific itineraries
  • All entrance fees (as indicated in the day programs or specific itineraries
  • Taxes and Service Charges
  • English speaking tour guide 

What’s excluded?

  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All not indicated in our itinerary 

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking voucher from us
  • Your passport with valid Vietnamese visa
  • Cash for personal expense (Vietnamese Dong or USD)

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