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Overview

Visit one of the most remote villages in Hoa Binh province. Located 145 km from Hanoi, Pu Bin is a perfect destination for a traveller who loves nature and the authentic and rural countryside life. Go on this immersive short getaway of ethnic Thai family culture, practices and livelihoods.

Trip Highlights

Hidden Rural Life in Pu Bin

Thai family culture

practices and livelihoods

The authentic

rural countryside life

Pu Bin is a perfect destination

or a traveller who loves nature

Itinerary

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Hanoi – Pu Bin

From your chosen hotel in Hanoi to Pu Bin (145km): approx. 4hrs Easy walking (3 – 6 km) depend on clients’ wish

Located 145 km from Hanoi; Pu Bin is home to some of the poorest villages in Hoa Binh province and also a new destination to connect the traveler, who loves nature and authentic life with the rural countryside. This morning, at 08:00 enjoy a 4 hour leisure drive to Pu Bin and leave the commercial city behind. On the way, pass through mountainous landscapes and enjoy the spectacular scenery with  verdant hills and small forests as they play hide-and-seek with the sun in the misty morning light.

Arrive at Pu Bin at noon and enjoy lunch after being greeted by friendly hosts, an ethnic Thai family. In the early afternoon stroll around and admire the deep roots of the ethnic Muong culture through vibrant local encounters Return to Pu Bin Spice Hill for relaxing with the food traditional herb massage/bath from the Thái Minority.

 Overnight at Pu Bin

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Pu Bin - Hanoi

Waken up by the song of natural sound around; enjoy a simple yet tasty breakfast among the tranquil atmosphere of green mountains. After breakfast, participant in gardening activities: watering the vegetables, digging sweet potato (Taro or jam depending on season) and also collecting lemongrass or litsea. End the experience with the guidance of local and there is a chance to learn how to make spices and oils (collecting spices leaves and dry for making tea, harvesting lemongrass leaves and ageratum plants and making oils)

Afterwards, get hands on on a cooking demonstration of Thai traditional foods. Have lunch with all food prepared personally before driving back to Hanoi.

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages 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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