5 day trekking in Phu Luong nature reserve

Highlight:5 Day trekking trip offers  one of the most outstanding natural scenery in the North Vietnam, active travellers have opportunity to enjoy and explore  the impressive nature beauty and culture richsess of Mai Chau – Phu luong Nature Reserve, the pictureque rice terrace paddy, magnificent limestone mountain ranges of Pu Luong Nature Reserve and visit one of Thai and Muong Ethnic minority. Visitors also experiences in interacting and staying in Muong,Thai homestay tribes, enjoying traditional food, joining with Thai alive music performances. Trekking on the mix of good single track paths and undulating rough jeep trails, the views are stunning while we passed through villages and across lush rice paddy. Trekking through the core of Phu Luong nature reserve will expose the best scenery, experiencing the most diverse Phu Luong  with a huge variety of rare fauna and flora in the limestone mountain forest.

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5 day trekking in Phu Luong nature reserve

Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Phu Luong nature Reserve

Our team and driver will meet you in hotel at 8 :00, we depart to mai Chau via Hoa Binh. You enjoy stunning scenery and breathtaking limestone mountain ranges. Upon arrival at Poom Coom village in Mai Chau,we will take a short walk to visit the ethnic Thai people, lunch will beserved here and a small rest before we begin our trekking throughthe beauty of Pu luong Nature Reserve (~ 10 km ~ 3.5 hr hiking). Ashort car ride then we start our trek to Kho Muong village – perhapsthe setting of one of the most beautiful places in Vietnam. It isrecommended to stroll round the village and join villagers as they goabout their daily lives. Or, relax in one of the three-eco homestaysset up by FFI (Flora and Fauna International) in conjunction with thelocals. Arrival in Kho Muong village in the afternoon. Here we will
spend our first night in a typical Thai eco-stilt-house welcomed bythe family that lives there. Free time to rest and shower, then atraditional dinner. Overnight here.Inclusion:Transfer, guide, entrance fee, lunch, dinner, homestay with permit.

Day 2: Kho Muong Trek to Hieu village

Get up early to join withyour hostfamily’s morning activities. Have breakfast and start our trek by 8:00am. Today we will be walking for a approximately 5 to 6 hours (~ 15- 17km). The first bit of hiking is through the beautiful valleys andunspoiled villages. Continue on to the next villages trekkingamongst the karst landscapes and nice terraces is hard with somesteep climbs and stream crossings. The second part is glorious withbeautiful views of the valley, rice paddies. Short pause for lunch at alocal food stall or enroute. We arrival in Hieu village at around16:00. Take short rest then we visit the beautiful water fall near thevillage then back to the homestay for dinner and overnight at a
Muong homestay.Inclusion:Guide, homestay, all meals

Day 3: Hieu village – trek to Nua village

Enjoy another brilliant day in the core of Nature Reserve – Phu Luong. After hearty breakfast with the Host. You will explore magnificent water fall, admire incredible water wheels along the stream and lush green rice paddy fields. Our trekking day start from eco homestay, we commece waking through quaint village to villagesand via nice cool streams for a route isabout 13 – 15 km (~ 5 – 6 hours). Short pause for lunch enroute thenfollowing the local path via rice paddies to get to our homestay forshower, dinner and stay the night.Inclusion:Transfer, guide, homestay, entrance fee, all meals, permit

Day 4: Hike to Son village

Leave Nua village after having breakfast. Start our full day trekclimbing deeper into the Pu Luong Nature Reserve (~ 15km). Picniclunch on the way. Continuing our trek passing through ethnicvillages. Our day ends with a wonderful sunset (weather dependent)in Son village. Dinner and overnight at our Thai homestay.Inclusion:Guide, homestay, all meals.

Day 5: Trek to Ton village then Bus to Hanoi

Breakfast is prepared by your guide then start trekking by 8:00. Today we will have an easy day with smallups and downs through rice paddies and the Pu Luong jungle. After about 2.5 hours we get to Ton village.Our driver will be waiting for us there to transfer us to Muong Khen town for lunch. Arrive and end in Hanoi inthe late afternoon.Inclusion:Transfer, guide, breakfast, lunch.

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