Our trekking in the Pu Luong Regional Reserve

 
This exceptional 4-day trek takes you to the Pu Luong Nature Reserve, a 18,000-hectare mountain range south of the beautiful Mai Chau Valley, whose highest peak, Pu Hu Luong, rises to 1441 m. The northeast, where you do your trekking, is a labyrinth of karst peaks and small valleys. 1,109 species of flora have been identified, as well as 342 species of fauna, including rare lungurs of Delacour. The reserve is populated mainly by Thai and Muong minorities, with some villages of Dao and H'mong. The region is famous for the beauty of its rice terraces.

The programme cabn be done in 5 days, including a 2-days trekking in Ban Hieu. Information upon request.

Please note that this programme can be done starting from Tam Coc and ending in Hanoi or vice-versa.
   




Day 1: HANOI – HOA BINH – BAN HIEU (breakf., dinner)

We leave Hanoi for the Pu Luong Nature Reserve, south of Mai Chau, Hoa Binh Province, including a 4-hour drive through the Red River Delta, and then higher and higher mountain ranges with amazing panoramas. Lunch in the village of Muong Khen, then climb a large pass, crossed a plateau and vertiginous descent on the cliff to a large valley. We finally arrive at the foot of the mountain where is located the small Thai village of Ban Hieu. Walking to the village, rest, dinner and overnight in the beautiful guest house on stilts of Tam and Tung

Same ride starting from Tam Coc (Tam Coc-Muong Khen-Ban Hieu).


Day 2: TREKKING PU LUONG (3 meals)

13 to 18 km trekking as you wish. Beautiful walk through superb rice field terraces and Minority villages. Picnic lunch. Return to the village for another delicious dinner and a second night.


Day 3: BAN HIEU – PU LUONG – MAI CHAU (3 meals)

We leave Ban Hieu and cross the whole national park by beautiful little mountain roads. We arrive for lunch in the superb valley of Mai Chau. Walk in the valley and its villages of Pom Coong and Ban Lac.

Delicious dinner and overnight in a Thai house in Pom Coong.


Day 4: MAI CHAU – HOA BINH - HANOI (breakf.)

Relax walking through the rice fields and villages of Pom Coong and Ban Lac. Lunch at your charge and return to Hanoi, where we drop you at your hotel around 18:00 (or drive Mai Chau-Tam Coc).


Rates per person in US dollars:

1 pers. 2 pers. 3 pers. 4 pers.
$620 $355 $270 $224







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