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Overview

Escape to Puluong Nature Reserve and be amazed by the cascading views of rice fields, surrounded by hidden villages, vegetation, mountains and open land. Trek hidden paths of the picturesque valley with ever-changing scenery for a nature retreat like no other.

Trip Highlights

Hanoi – Puluong

Escape to Pu Luong Nature Reserve

Take a short drive to nearby Pu Luong Retreat and explore cascading rice terraces, trek past narrow pathways and discover hidden villages.

Trek through Cham River suspension bridge

Begin the walk in search of stunning water wheels and get up close and discover how water is moved from river to bamboo aqueducts.

Traditional bamboo river rafting

Float along the calm river and enjoy the beautiful views, in between learning how to paddle and steer the handcrafted rafts.

Itinerary

1

Hanoi – Puluong

Hanoi to Puluong (180km):5hrs

Depart Hanoi early morning for an approximately 5 hour drive to Puluong located about 180 km southwest of Hanoi. Transfer to Puluong by road via a breathtaking mountain pass with panoramic views of the whole valley. Arrive at the accommodation in time for a delicious lunch, followed by free time to explore the beautiful retreat, with its captivating panoramic views and tranquil setting.

Then, transfer to a suspension bridge over the Cham River and begin a easy trekking from 3 to 5km in search of stunning water wheels. Get up close to each wheel and discover how water is moved from river to handmade bamboo aqueducts via simple constructions of all sizes.

Transferred back to Pu Luong Retreat for dinner.

2

Puluong – Hanoi

Enthralling trekking routes | 6 km easy walking – almost 3 hours

Start early for a descend into the beautiful valley facing the Retreat.  Walk around tumbling rice terraces. Trek through small paths surrounded by vegetation to slowly reveal a picturesque village sitting at the base of a towering mountain. Be sure to have a camera ready for amazing photo opportunities.

Continuing to the base of the valley, weaving between roads and farmland, villages and wild fields, ponds and rivers, mountains and open land. Savour the ever-changing scenery while trekking to a beautiful spot. Then be transferred back to Pu Luong Retreat for lunch.

Check out the Lodge and back to Hanoi

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a traditional stilt house (private sleeping area per group) or accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room at Puluong Retreat  with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages and a national guide supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

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