Pu Luong - Ninh Binh Escape 3 days Medium Trek

Duration:  3 days/ 2nights

Group size:  20pax

Itinerary: Hanoi - Pu Luong nature reserve - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

from $190.0 $175.0 (per person)

Another new famous site in Northern Vietnam is Pu Luong Nature Reserve – a village home of the White Thai, Black Thai, and Muong Ethnic Minority communities. The scenery is well-known for large rice terraces and floating clouds like Sapa but much less touristic. This is a great location for hiking and hard trek through the forest and experience the simple life. The third day, you will have the chance to learn about the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu, ride on the Historical Sao Khe river in Ninh Binh. You will then cycle between the karst mountains to a local family house to learn about their daily life and customs.


Join many exciting activities: cycling, trekking or walking around the village

Visit the beautiful waterfalls, cool bamboo waterwheels and nice rice terraces in Pu Luong

Experience the rural villages of the Black Thai Ethnic people and their local life by overnight at homestay

Tour options

Private room + Bamboo Bungalow

Description Price for Private room + Bamboo Bungalow

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+ 8+
Price/pax 200.00 198.00 196.00 194.00 192.00
$200.0 $185.0

Deluxe room + Deluxe villa

Description Price per person for Deluxe room + Deluxe villa

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+
Price/pax 230.00 228.00 226.00 224.00
$230.0 $220.0

Communal Dorm

Description Price for Communal Dorm

Adult 2+ 3+ 4+ 6+ 8+
Price/pax 190.00 188.00 186.00 184.00 182.00
$190.0 $175.0

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 = Stop at the local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).
12:00 = Arrival in Mai Chau and transfer to a van to go to Pu Luong Reserve nature
13:00 =Check in and lunch at Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat.
14:30 – 17:30 = 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. Stop at the giant waterwheels, ducks farm to learn about the agriculture before getting on the Bamboo Raft for a relaxing cruise on Cham stream (cruise depending on weather conditions).
17:30 = Pick up the van to go to the Eco Garden – Mountain Retreat. Enjoy swimming in the Infinity Pool.
19:00 = BBQ Dinner at the lodge, enjoy some local rice wine. Have a quiet night in the middle of the Reserve.
Day 2: Explore Kho Muong village and Doi Cave – Ninh Binh 120km. (B,L,D)
07:00 – 08:00 = Have breakfast in the lodge. Enjoying the breathtaking view from Pu Luong Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat.
08:30 – 12:00 = Trek following the small roads through the terrace rice fields and cross the stream to visit remote hidden village of Kho Muong to learn about the local people in Pu Luong.(6kms) Explore Doi Cave (Bat cave), this is the largest cave in Pu Luong. (Depending on the weather condition)
12:00 = Back to the Eco Garden – The Mountain Retreat, check out.
13:00 = Have lunch and have free time to relax in the Infinity pool or walking around the village before boarding the Limousine bus to go to NinhBinh at 14:30.
17:30 = Arrive in Ninh Binh Retreat, check in and have free time.
19:00 = Have dinner at the retreat
Day 3: Cycling to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and boat ride in Trang An (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 TrangAn for a boat ride in between the karst pics and enjoy the beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere.
16:00 = Drop you off at NinhBinh 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

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

What's Not Included

  • VAT & travel insurance
  • Drinks & Personal expense

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Tour options

  Private room + Bamboo Bungalow
$200.0 $185.0
  Deluxe room + Deluxe villa
$230.0 $220.0
  Communal Dorm
$190.0 $175.0

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