Mai Chau - Pu Luong

Updated: 06/03/2017 10:49:15 AM Viewed: 298

Type: Hassle - Free Package Tours | Duration: Tours < 5 Days | Destination: Hanoi

Overview

Off the beaten track, hidden gem, a better version of SaPa .Experience this beautiful reserve with houses on stilts and stunning rice field terraces

Day 1 : Hanoi – Mai Chau ( L.D)
7:30 AM – Our Local Guide and Chauffer pick up at your Hotel  And start drive to Mai Chau, we'll leave the city behind and pass through craggy, mountainous landscape. We drive up a massive pass and end in the mountainous circus of Mai Chau around noon time. Lunch will be served in a local Thai house.In the afternoon, We walking around 3 hour Village to Village . we start from Lac Village to Naphon Village and nhot Village ( 10 km )  , we return for dinner and overnight in the stilt house with our friendly Thai hosts.With ‘Homestay’ experience, your overnight accommodation is provided by a local family in their traditional house-on-silts. There’s no private room and you’ll sleep on the floor in a large communal area. The sleeping corner is set up with a single mattress (thin, but adequate), blankets (ditto), pillow and mosquito net. The restroom is at international standard and a few steps from the main house.
Day 2 : Mai Chau – Pu luong Retreat ( B.L.D)
After have breakfast at homestay , Our car transfer  you  about 25 km before entering the Pu Luong nature reserve. You’ll then get down the car for 2-hours trekking on single trail through Thai villages and rice terrace, with opportunity to take a break at local houses en-route.Meet your car again for a quick transfer to our lunch stop at a small lodge. In the afternoon, we step into the wild with an awesome hike on trails across the second half of the reserve to reach its Western edge. The hike is not too hard and lasts 3 to 4 hours. It makes it an intermediate level trek. Plan to bring along good shoes and batteries for your camera.After a demanding afternoon, we get to the ecolodge, check-in the private bungalows and go for a refreshing swim in the cascades and natural pools that surround the lodge. Homemade dinner before a well deserved time for rest.Pu Luong eco-lodge , aka Les-Bains-de-Hieu is located in the heart of the Pu Luong Nature Reserve and only accessible by foot for motorbike ride (so it’s advisably to travel light with a day pack). The lodge has only 3 traditional bungalows, each has private veranda but no air-conditioner. There’s no attached toilet but ou’ll share stylish rest room a few steps away
Day 3 : Pu Luong – Hanoi ( B.L)
Easy morning, depending on the season and your preference, you can stay at the lodge and relax, go for a walk or a bicycle ride around. It is pretty easy, accessible to most of people and offers a unique experience in North Vietnam.We have lunch at the lodge and then walk for about an hour and half to the road where our car can access. We drive back to Hanoi on the Ho Chi Minh road and should be there by 6pm.

Tour included :
Accommodation as mentioned in the program
Bicycle in Mai Chau
Meals as specified in the program
Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver
Activities as mentioned in the tour program
The services of an experienced English-speaking guide
A local guide for the trek of the second day
Water during the trek
All entrance fees
VAT and other taxes

Tour not Included :
Hotel in Hanoi
International flight tickets and airport tax
Visas

Beverages, gratuities and personal expenses
Camera fees (if any)
Insurance

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