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Pu Luong Trek Photo Gallery – Part 1

Created in 1999, Pu Luong National Park is one of Vietnam’s newest nature reserves. It is set in forested mountains and fertile valleys populated by the White Thai and Muong hill tribes. Eco-tourism has developed slowly here, which is what the locals prefer, not wanting to lose their culture and traditional ways of life. Some say that it is like Sapa used to be before the latter became a must-visit location for every tourist coming to Vietnam.

These pictures are only some we took in our 2-day trek to Pu Luong. Contact us if you need high quality pictures.

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Trekking Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve September

September is a good month for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve since September falls into late summer and early autumn. During this period, the temperature is less hot than in August, at about 30 degree C day time. The temperature can be lower at night, about 22 degree C. The sky is clear with about 6 hour sunshine per day. The big rain is less often. It is less humid than August. The weather is very nice at the end of the month – cool, sunshine, dry, clear sky. If you plan your trekking tour to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in September, both options shot treks and multi-day treks can be available.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you already plan your Pu Luong Nature Reserve trekking tour in September, try to make the trek at the end of the month is the autumn. You enjoy the best weather in the northern Vietnam – sunshine, clear sky, not much rain. You can do the trek in small groups, big group or even with your kids. Also try to have the trekking package booked months in advance to make sure that your local team have enough time to make the best arrangements.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Hiking Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve August

August may not be an ideal month for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve since August falls into the summer in the northern Vietnam when the temperature is quite hot, at about  31 degree C day time. The temperature sometimes goes up to 35 – 38 degree C outside. The temperature can be lower at night, about 24 degree C. The sky is clear with about 5 hour sunshine per day. The big rain is quite often but does not last for days. It is humid and uncomfortable. Only short treks are recommended to those travelling to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in August.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to plan your trip to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in August, please note this is not the ideal month to do a challenging multi-day trekking tour since the weather is quite hot in the northern Vietnam, the Pu Luong Nature Reserve in August. It sometimes rains with big rains. The rains does not last for days but this can make the hiking trail slippery and dangerous. Therefore, there are many days of sunshine. The sky is blue and clear. Long treks are not recommended for holidays with kids. We only recommend the two-day treks and the three-day treks to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will spend about 4 or 5 hours trekking per day. The adventure tour should be arranged in combination with either the Tam Coc tour or Halong bay tour where you can do some water activities.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Trekking Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve July

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July may not be an ideal month for trekking in Pu Luong nature reserve since July falls into mid-summer when the temperature is quite hot, at about  31 degree C day time. The temperature sometimes goes up to 35 and 38 degree C outside. The temperature can be lower at night, about 24 degree C. The sky is clear with about 6 hour sunshine per day. The rain gets shower more than in June. It is quite humid and uncomfortable. Only short treks are recommended to those travelling to Pu Luong nature reserve in July.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to plan your trip to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in July, please note this is not the ideal month to do a challenging multi-day trekking tour since the weather is quite hot in the northern Vietnam, the Pu Luong Nature Reserve in July. It sometimes rains with big rains. Therefore, there are many days of sunshine. Long treks are not recommended for holidays with kids. We only recommend the two-day treks and the three-day treks to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will spend about 4 or 5 hours trekking per day. The adventure tour should be arranged in combination with either the Tam Coc tour or Halong bay tour where you can do some water activities.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Hiking Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve in June

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June may not be an ideal month for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve since June is the early summer when the temperature is quite hot, at about  31 degree C day time. The temperature sometimes goes up to 37 – 38 degree C outside. The temperature can be lower at night, about 24 degree C. The sky is clear with about 5 hour sunshine per day. The rain starts to get shower, more than in May. It is quite humid and uncomfortable. Only short treks are recommended to those travelling to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in June.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to plan your trip to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in June, please note this is not the ideal time to do a challenging multi-day trekking tour since the weather is quite hot. It sometimes rains with big rains. Therefore, there are many days of sunshine. Long treks are not recommended for holidays with kids. We only recommend the two-day treks and the three-day treks to Pu Luong Nature Reserve. You will spend about 4 or 5 hours trekking per day. The adventure tour should be arranged in combination with either the Tam Coc tour or Halong bay cruise tour where you can do some water sports.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Trek Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve May

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May is still a good month for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve.  May falls into the early summer when the temperature is a bit hot (late May), at about 31 degree C day time. The temperature can be lower at night, about 22 degree C. The sky is clear with about 6 hour sunshine per day. Although the rain starts to get shower, May is still a good time for those who plan a trekking tour to Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to make a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in May, try to plan your holidays towards the early days of the month when it is warm and sunny. The temperature gets hotter during the second half of the month. You have the opportunity to see people harvesting while trekking. You see the real life of a farmer. If you do a multi-day trek, you should better do it from the period May 1st to 15th. Otherwise we recommend either the overnight trek or the three day trek.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Hiking Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve April

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April is one of the two best months for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve since the temperature and the weather of April is just what you wish to have for a good trek. April falls into the early days of summer in the northern Vietnam. During this period, the temperature is warm, at about 27 degree C day time. The temperature can be lower at night, about 19 degree C. The sky is clear with about 5 hour sunshine per day. There is sometimes little rain but it is still dry over all. Traveling to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in late April offers you the opportunity to see people harvesting, to experience the life of a farmer.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to make a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in April, we recommend you booking the trekking package as soon as possible since April falls into the high inbound travel season. That means lots of foreign tourists come and travel in Vietnam during this month. There may not be many people who are interested in the same Pu Luong trekking tour. Therefore, there are not so many knowledgeable, experienced tour guides who will be free at the last minute in April. As an experienced tour guide at Lotussia Travel, I recommend you booking the trekking package several months in advance to make sure that you have a good arrangement.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Trek Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve March

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March is a very good month for hiking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve.  March falls into the late spring and the early summer in the northern Vietnam. During this month, the temperature is a bit warmer than in February around 24 degree C day time. The temperature can be lower at night, about 15 degree C. But it is possible that the temperature becomes lower when there is a monsoon. Although March is not the month of monsoon, but this sometimes comes to the northern Vietnam along with freezing air and little rain. The sky is still cloudy with few hours of sunshine (about 3 hours per day). Although there is rain in March, the weather is quite dry and ideal for outdoor activities.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to make a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in March, we recommend you booking the trekking package as soon as possible since March falls into the high travel season. Lots of foreign tourists come and travel in Vietnam during this month. There may not be many people who are interested in the same Pu Luong trekking tour. Therefore, there are not so many knowledgeable, experienced tour guides who will be free at the last minute in March. As an experienced tour guide at Lotussia Travel, I recommend you booking the trekking package several months in advance to make sure that you get a good arrangement. Book the four day trek if you would prefer challenging trek. Otherwise the overnight trek and the three-day trek are of the medium difficulty.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Hiking Pu Luong Nature Reserve February

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February is a good month for trekking in Pu Luong Nature Reserve.  February falls into the early of spring in the northern Vietnam. During this month, the temperature is a bit warmer than in January at around 21 degree C (day time). The temperature can be lower at night, about 13 degree C and may become chilly cold when there is a monsoon. The sky is usually cloudy with few hours of sunshine (about 3 hours per day). There is a little bit more rain February than January.

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Some intrepid adventure travelers may prefer hiring a motorbike or scooter for a more challenging trip.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to make a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in February, we recommend you booking the trekking package as soon as possible since February usually falls into the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, the TET festival. During this period there are lots of Vietnamese tourists going on holidays. Pu Luong Nature Reserve is one of their favorite places especially to the young travelers including pupils and students. They travel to Pu Luong National Park either by motorbike or by car where they organize some outdoor activities including camping, trekking, cycling and spending the night at a local home (homestay). Many tourist sites, restaurants and homestays are closed during the TET festival.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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Trek Vietnam Pu Luong Nature Reserve January

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January is also a good month for planning a trek in Pu Luong Nature Reserve.  January falls into mid-winter and early spring. During this period, the temperature is around 20 degree C in Pu Luong Nature Reserve (day time). The temperature can be lower at night. It sometimes go under 10 degree C while there is monsoon which usually comes along with cold air and little rain. The sky is cloudy with few hours of sunshine (about 3 hour sunshine per day).

The Pu Luong Nature Reserve, belonging to Cuc Phuong mountain range, the largest remaining area of lowland limestone forest in the northern Vietnam, is an important example of Limestone Karst, ecosystems renowned for their complexity, richness and beauty.

To reach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, travelers can either book a private car with driver in Hanoi or take the public bus which leave My Dinh bus station daily. Most of travelers travel from Hanoi to Mai Chau. The road transfer takes about four hours. Upon their arrival in Mai Chau village, they make a stop for lunch before heading towards Pu Luong Nature Reserve. Some intrepid adventure travelers may prefer hiring a motorbike or scooter for a more challenging trip.

There is a wide selection of trekking tours can be arranged in Pu Luong Nature Reserve ranging from the overnight trek to the 5-day trek. Based on trip length and guest special interest, different ethnic villages and hiking trails are added to the packaged tour. The two-day tour usually includes a car transfer from Mai Chau to Sai village where trekkers start their overnight hike through local Thai hamlets, rice fields before being picked up again and transferred back to Hanoi via Mai Chau. The longer treks offer the opportunity to begin the tour in Sai village near Mai Chau and ends up in Pho Doan townlet where the car is ready for the journey back to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.

Pu Luong trekking tours used to be provided with English-speaking tour guide, car transfers, homestay, meals, local porters, trekking equipments. During the hike travelers will share the house with the host with private bedding setup. They sleep on wooden or bamboo floor. Soft mattress and mosquito net are provided on the spot. Although hot water is available, the life conditions are very simple and limited. Those who wish having a luxury, comfortable trek should not book a Pu Luong trekking package.

If you are about to make a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve in January, we recommend you booking the trekking package as soon as possible since January usually falls into the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, the TET festival. During this period there are lots of Vietnamese tourists going on holidays. Pu Luong Nature Reserve is one of their favorite places especially to the young travelers including pupils and students. They travel to Pu Luong National Park either by motorbike or by car where they organize some outdoor activities including camping, trekking, cycling and spending the night at a local home (homestay). Many tourist sites, restaurants and homestays are closed during the TET festival.

For more information either mail to travel at lotussia.com or visit www.lotussiatravel.com

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