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Mai Chau to Pu Luong Trek & Homestay

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TRIP OVERVIEW

Destinations: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Pu Luong
Starts in/Finishes in: Hanoi/Pu Luong
Highlights:

  • Pay your first visit to the Muong Cultural Space to have an overview of Muong people and its culture.
  • Have lunch at a stilt-house in the middle of Mai Chau stunning valley
  • Stroll around interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes of Pom Coong village
  • Embark on a 3-hour trek to Hang village inside Pu Luong Nature Reserve to take in peaceful landscape of the Nature Reserve, quaint stilt houses, and rice paddy fields
  • Join a gentle trekking along a small hilly path to Eo Ken village to soak up the fresh air and slow pace of this picturesque valley

Duration: 3 days

Travel Style: Active & Adventure
Suitable: Couple

TRIP IN DETAILS

After breakfast, your guide will meet and take you on 2,5 hours journey to Hoa Binh. Your first visit will be the Muong Cultural Space to have an overview of Muong people and its culture. Continue driving to stunning valley of Mai Chau for lunch at a stilt-house, followed by a stroll around interesting surroundings and ethnic minority tribes of Pom Coong village. Then a short drive will take you to a remote village of the valley for approximately 3- hour trek passing by authentic villages and lush paddy fields. Spend the night in a Thai family.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Transportation: Private vehicle

This morning will devote to more trekking which takes you mainly downhill, firstly with a gentle descent on a wide track, then turns into a narrow path winding through hamlets, cultivated fields where you enjoy beautiful views over the valley below. The trek involves several stream crossings, steep descents and balancing between rice paddies. There are lovely views of karts rock formations at a distance. After a home lunch at a local family in a nearby village, you’ll be picked up to the starting point of the trail leading to Pu Luong Nature Reserve where you will commence a 3-hour trek to Hang village. The route takes in peaceful landscape of the Nature Reserve, quaint stilt houses, and rice paddy fields. You will cross a small stream which later can be seen snaking its way at the bottom of the valleys. Enjoy a delicious home dinner with the local family of White Thai minority where you stay the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Homestay

Transportation: Private vehicle

Today you might consider getting up early to get a true feeling of a remote village life and wander around to witness daily activities of the locals such as feeding the cattle and poultry, watering and harvesting vegetable in their gardens. After breakfast, start the day with trekking along a small hilly path all the way to Eo Ken village, observing and interacting in the everyday life that goes on around you, soaking up the fresh air and slow pace of this picturesque valley. The trek involves stream crossing, steep ascent beautiful mountain views. After lunch at another local family, you’ll be picked up for the return journey to Hanoi, arriving in the late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation:

Transportation: Private vehicle

PRICE & INCLUSION

From: USD per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till December 31, 2019

Meals: 3 Lunchs, 2 Dinners, 2 Breakfasts
Transportation: Private vehicle
Accommodation: 2 Homestays

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 2-night accommodation with local family in a Thai’s stilt-house (home-stay)
  • Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • All meals as indicated in the detailed itinerary
  • All entrance and permission fees
  • VAT and other taxes

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

  • Entry visa to Vietnam
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.
  • Travel Insurances

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