Pu Luong Nature Reserve might well be one of Vietnam's hidden charms with it's captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting. - Cross the suspension bridge over the Cham River - Watch stunning water wheels - Floating on a Bamboo Raft along the River - E... View more
Travel Styles: Adventure Tours , Classic Tours
Destinations: Pu Luong Nature Reserve
Duration: 2 days & 1 night
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Day 1 : Hanoi - Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Water Wheels Walk & River Trip on Bamboo Raft (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Water Wheels Walk & Ivar Trip on Bamboo Raft

After breakfast at around 8am we start driving through the countryside towards Pu Luong. We enter Pu Luong Nature Reserve by road via a breathtaking  mountain pass giving you panoramic views of the whole valley. You arrive at your accommodation of choice, in time for a delicious lunch, followed by some free time to explore this beautiful place with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting.

After lunch we will transfer you to the suspension bridge over the Cham River, where we begin our walk in search of stunning water wheels. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from the river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes.

We take you to a local fisherman’s house and get you geared up for a nice trip on a bamboo raft to float along the calm river and enjoy the breathtaking views and in between learning how to paddle and steer your handcrafted rafts to arrive at the scenic Tan Lap bridge.

We arrive at the scenic Tan Lap Bridge where we disembark to be transferred back to your accommodation of choice for dinner and a relaxing evening in a stunning setting. 

Transportation: A/C comfortable transportation

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Of your choice – bungalow or comfortable homestay at a wonderful and idyllic place in the valley.

Day 2 : Pu Luong trekking – Uoi & Lan Village - Hanoi (Breakfast and lunch)

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Itinerary Details Day 2: Pu Luong trekking – Uoi & Lan Village - Hanoi

After breakfast you’ll get the chance to get closer to village life and interact with locals living in the beautiful hills. Get a glimpse and a feel for local daily life and walk in between locals working on their farmland and rice fields. 

This is a common and easy walk around the most beautiful valley of rice terraces. We start to descend into the beautiful valley where you walk around tumbling rice terraces. We then walk through small paths shrouded in vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque Uoi village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. Your camera will not be able to sit still when you see the panorama view of the village from above.

We continue to walk down hill to Uoi village and then on to Lan village. If time permits, we will visit a local family where we can learn about their traditional brocade weaving. Walk through the rice paddies to get back to the main road where our transportation will pick you up to transfer you back to the accommodation.

After lunch we check out and your private transportation will bring you back to your hotel/ stay in Hanoi where the tour ends. 

Transportation: A/C comfortable transportation

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: N/A

What’s included in the tour?

  • Transportation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation 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
  • River Rafting
  • Free Wi-Fi at your overnight place
  • Welcome drink
  • 2 bottles of water in the room daily
  • Taxes and Service Charges
  • Knowlegable local but non English speaking tour guide. English speaking available on request

What’s excluded?

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

What do I need to bring?

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

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.

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