Pu Luong - Ninh Binh 4 days Hard Trek

Duration:  4 days/ 3 nights

Group size:  20pax

Itinerary: Hanoi - Pu Luong - Hieu waterfall - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

from $215.0 $205.0 (per person)

This combination is the perfect tour to discover two beautiful places of Vietnam. Pu Luong reserve is an authentic place unspoiled by tourism.Trekking through the villages will offer you the chance to meet them, discover their culture and daily life, learn about their agriculture system (especially the waterwheels system). The nature of Pu Luong is intact and swim by a waterfall in the middle of the jungle is an amazing experience that this tour provides to you. Then, in Ninh Binh, another part of the culture and Vietnamese history will be introduced to you visiting the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu and the historical Sao Khe river.


Discover the diversified culture, custom of minority people in Pu Luong

Have the chance to learn about the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu, ride on historical Sao Khe river in Ninh Binh

Trek in villages in Pu Luong and see the beautiful waterfalls, cool bamboo waterwheels and nice rice terraces

Tour options

Communal Dorm

Description Price per person for Communal Dorm

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+ 8+
Price/pax 215.00 213.00 211.00 209.00 207.00
$215.0 $205.0

Private room + Bamboo Bungalow

Description Price per person for Private room + Bamboo Bungalow

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+ 8+
Price/pax 235.00 233.00 231.00 229.00 227.00
$235.0 $225.0

Deluxe room + Deluxe villa

Description Price per person for Deluxe room + Deluxe villa

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+
Price/pax 265.00 263.00 261.00 259.00
$265.0 $255.0

Day 1: Hanoi – Pu Luong (L, D) 200km

07:00 – 07:30 Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to go to Pu Luong Nature Reserve by Limousine Bus
09:00 Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi)
11:00 Visit local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority to learn about their daily life and customs; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam)
13:00 Arrive in Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Have lunch and check-in.
14:30 – 17:30 Trek following the small roads through the terrace rice fields and cross the stream to visit remote rural villages of Black Thai Minorities to learn about the local people in Pu Luong. Sightseeing water wheels and visiting a duck farm before taking a small boat along Cham river. After that, get the bus to Pu Luong Eco Garden.
19:00 Dinner at the lodge, enjoy some local rice wine with the family. Have a quiet night in the middle of the Reserve
Day 2: Pu Luong - Hieu waterfall full day trek (B, L, D) 14km

07:30 – 08:30 Have breakfast in the lodge. Enjoying the breathtaking view from the lodge

09:00 – 12:30 Following the small road, trail through the terrace rice fields, jungle to visit Hieu Waterfall. Have lunch by the waterfall

Afternoon: Free time to relax and swim in the waterfall or trekking to explore the surrounding village and jungle before check in the rustic homestay and you are welcome to help the family to prepare the dinner

17:00 Transfer back to hotel
18:00 - 18:30 relax at pool in hotel
19:00 Dinner with the family and enjoy the rice wine and have a conversation with the local to learn more about their culture and customs. Enjoy the night in the middle of the Jungle
Day 3: Kho Muong village - Bat Cave – Ninh Binh (B, L, D)
07:30 – 08:30 Have breakfast.
09:00 - 12:00 Board the van to the starting point. Following the small road through the terrace rice and sugar cane fields, cross the Hanging Bridges to visit other remote rural villages of Thai Ethnic. Then explore Bat Cave, the largest cave in Pu Luong
12:30 Pick up the van to go back to the lodge, check out
13:00 Have lunch and have free time to relax or walk around the village before boarding the Limousine bus to go to Ninh Binh.

17:30 Arrive in Ninh Binh Retreat, check in and have free time

19:00 Have dinner at the retreat

Day 4: Explore the ancient Capital by sampan boat and cycling – Hanoi 100km (B, L)
7:30 – 8:30 = Breakfast at the Retreat
8:30 to 12:00 = Cycling through the limestone karsts to reach 2 temples of the first 2 Emperors in the 10 th Century in Hoa Lu Ancient Capital hike up the Ma Yen Mountain to visit the King’s tomb in 10 th century and enjoy the panorama view from the mountain. On the way back, stop in a local family to discover daily life and culture and share a tea with them.
12:00 -13:30 = Check out and have lunch at the Retreat
13:30 -16:00 = Go to Trang An for a boat ride in between the karst pics and enjoy the beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere.
16:00 = Drop you off at Ninh Binh Railway station or bus station or board the bus to go to Hanoi.

19:00 = Drop off in Hanoi old quarter. Tour ends.

What's Included

  • Transportations
  • Entrance fees
  • Fun activities, bicycles
  • All your accommodation
  • Friendly and passionate local guides
  • Meals mentioned in the tour itinerary

What's Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses

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  Communal Dorm
$215.0 $205.0
  Private room + Bamboo Bungalow
$235.0 $225.0
  Deluxe room + Deluxe villa
$265.0 $255.0

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